HGV Class 2 Driver

  • TBC,
  • Permanent / Full Time

We are currently looking for an HGV Class 2 Driver for our client’s site in Leicester. As an HGV Driver you will provide important support to the business ensuring the safe delivery of chemicals to their customers.
You will report directly to the Transport Manager and will be responsible for driving large goods vehicles, logging delivery information correctly and being vigilant of correct delivery times. You will have the appropriate licence and have a strong awareness of the UK highway code. 
To succeed in this role as an HGV Class 2 Driver, you should have thorough knowledge of chemical distribution, hazardous awareness, and safety requirements. Ultimately, you will ensure that all shipments are delivered safely on time and in a professional manor with customer service at the forefront of everything they do.
What you’ll be doing…

  • Ensure company compliance of operating license.
  • Ensure compliance of personal records – safety record, driving hours, breaks, legal compliance.
  • Keep organised paperwork and records throughout day.
  • Load management – product checks, segregation, load security.
  • Completing all required and reoccurring training sessions as instructed.
  • Conduct regular safety audits on equipment in conjunction with Senior Driver and Site Supervisor.
  • Ensure Compliance to the highest standards of Health, Safety, and Environmental performance across the site manufacturing areas. This will include procedures consistent with regulations and company policy.
Your background…
Must have…
  • Proven work experience as an HGV Driver.
  • HGV Class 2 Driver qualification.
  • Chemical/ADR driver experience/license, ADR qualification.
  • Current CPC Driver card.
  • Understand and support the importance of customer excellence.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Nice to have…
  • Chemical bulk discharge experience
What’s on offer…
  • Offsite Based - Wigston, Leicestershire
  • Start time 05:30 – 07:30am
  • Generous holiday allowance with buy/sell holiday scheme.
  • Mental and physical wellbeing initiatives
  • Volunteering days
A bit about the company…
With customers all over the world, our client strives to deliver chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world tomorrow. Headquartered in the UK, they supply chemicals and offer technical knowledge worldwide for a range of material science industries.
They offer an innovative, inspiring, and truly creative environment where they motivate and encourage brand new ideas, contributing to providing the best of the best commercial services to their clients.
They are a friendly team with an innovative culture that works together to get things done. They trust everyone equally and fairly and encourage their people to be truly creative and think outside the box.
If shortlisted, our client will contact you to discuss the role and your experience further.    
Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education, and location.    
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