Hours: 45 (across Monday-Friday)
Package: Basic Salary circa £28,000 (based on experience) plus bonus
& other excellent PLC company benefits
Sector: Packaging distribution
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced LGV Driver (Class 1/Cat C+E Licence) to join our logistics team based in Bristol. 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 1 Role
Becoming an integral part of our local logistics team, you 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 out in the warehouse (as and when the business requires).
Drivers within our business work 45 hours each week, from Monday to Friday, you will be working the day shift (06:00am-16:00pm), however, you will be required to cover the Night driver (Sunday night to Thursday night) when he is absent. There may also be a requirement to work between Christmas and New Year but not on Christmas Day or Boxing Day.
LGV Class 1 Key Duties
Do you have the correct profile?
We welcome your application if you are an experienced commercial driver with a valid Class 1 (Cat C+E) 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 one 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.
We provide a competitive basic starting salary along with a performance/profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: 25 days annual leave (rising up to 27 days with service plus all bank holidays), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximising every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
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.
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