7272 - 7.5 Tonne Driver

Our client are leading providers of 2 man home delivery services across the UK and Ireland, delivering home furnishing products on behalf of major retailers and making over one million deliveries per year.
They are an ambitious company with big plans for growth.

Their aim is to achieve this by “getting it right first time, every time”.
Offering a true end to end solution for a wide variety of customers, they operate 7 days a week, 362 days a year providing consumers with a choice which meets their expectations.
They are currently seeking 7.5 tonne Drivers to operate from their depot in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The positions are permanent.
Their Drivers play an essential part in their commitment to achieve “total customer satisfaction”.

Therefore, they require dedicated, customer service orientated delivery crew members to join our successful team.
Duties involve delivering home furnishings and white goods to customers across the region and surrounding areas as part of a 2 man home delivery team.
Shift times can vary but the working hours are 40 hours a week and cover 4 days from 7, including weekends and bank holidays, so flexibility is a key requirement.

Knowledge and Skills:
You should be a professional Driver with a full UK driving licence with a 7.5 tonne C1 licence entitlement.

You should not have more than 5 points on your licence.
You should have a valid DQC and a digital tachograph card.
You should have good geographical knowledge of the local area and you should expect some heavy lifting in the role.
This role will particularly appeal to military leavers and those Drivers with an ex-military background.

This company is proactively seeking individuals from an ex-military background and is offering long term development within this expanding and developing company.
You should be a keen team player with a focus on providing excellent customer service, have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
You should be familiar with health and safety procedures as they relate to the work of a Driver.
You should be familiar with safe loading and unloading procedures.
You should be very familiar with tachograph requirements and the Working Time Directive.
A flexible approach to working hours is essential as you may be required to work extra hours.
Starting salary is £17.680.00 per annum on a 40 hour contract and cover 4 days from 7, including weekends and bank holidays.

Some overtime is available.
Benefits include 20 days’ holidays plus all bank and public holidays plus all the usual  company benefits and a wide range of employee discounts, pension and opportunities for progression.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £17,680 per year + overtime + benefits
  • Location: Belfast, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: The RPC Group of Companies
  • Contact: Mark Matthews
  • Tel: 023 8023 5396
  • Fax: 023 8022 0808
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 7272/2016/TR5861MM
  • Posted: 2016-09-23 22:26:12 -

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