Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

HGV Class 2 Driver

LGV Driver (Class 2)
Hours: 40 (across Monday-Friday only)
Location: Sudbury
Package: Basic Annual Salary up to £25,000 (negotiable on experience) plus bonus
& other excellent PLC company benefits
Sector: Packaging distribution

The Company
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced LGV Driver (Class 2 Licence) to join our logistics team based in Sudbury. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. As a leading distributor, logistics is at the very heart of what we do best. Welcoming dedicated new people into our business who have a passion for delivering excellence is key to our continued success.
The LGV Driver Class 2 Role   
With being an integral part of our local logistics team, the LGV Driver will represent the company in making regular deliveries to our regional customers, whilst ensuring the safe and professional operation of our company vehicles. Our established logistics team have a like-minded approach whereby team members are extremely self-motivated, enthusiastic and customer focused. We value a strong work ethic/flexibility, and you may on occasion be required to help in the warehouse (as and when the business requires). Drivers within our business work 40 hours each week, from Monday to Friday (we don’t work evenings or weekends).
LGV Class 2 Key Duties

  • Multiple customer deliveries in the local region (average of 1-15 drops daily)
  • Drive Company vehicles and operate Company equipment in a safe and professional manner in accordance with Company policies, procedures & legislation
  • Load your vehicle daily on return and secure load for safety 
  • Provide a professional driving service, to meet & exceed customer expectations
  • Comply with the vehicle security and standing procedure at all times
  • Carry out vehicle and auxiliary equipment checks (reporting defects) prior to the operation of any vehicle
  • Report any delivery issues or exceptions in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the Health and Safety of themselves and others, adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act, including accident, incident, and damage reporting

Do you have the correct profile?
We welcome your application if you are an experienced commercial driver with a valid Class 2 (Cat C) licence. Ideally your licence will be clean (certainly no more than 6 points), you will hold a digi-card and be able to evidence at least two year’s experience of commercial LGV driving. Ideally, you will also have a forklift reach & counterbalance licence (training can be provided if not). As mentioned, in line with our team’s approach, you will also have a strong work-ethic with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. Finally, as you will be acting as an ambassador for our business when making customer deliveries, it is vital that you have effective customer-facing skills.
Our Benefits
We provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits can include:-
25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Free parking at many of our site locations
Range of company cars or cash allowance (including electric) for qualifying roles
Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues
Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities
Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)
Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles
Tax free childcare (TFC) scheme
Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
Long service awards (5-40 years)
Charitable giving options
Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)
O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)
Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
Next Steps
This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.