HGV Class 1 Driver | Basildon | £34,000 – £37,000 per annum – UK work permit mandatory
Are you an experienced HGV Driver looking for the next step in your career?
We are J. J Freight and Logistics Limited. We have built our successful business by providing an excellent middle-mile service to big brand names.
We're looking for experienced HGV Drivers – those that want job satisfaction, a healthy work life balance and a rewarding employer.
As an HGV Driver you'll be driving modern, clean and well maintained vehicles. The work isn't multi-drop and you'll be given regular routes on a 5-day flexible shifts pattern.
There is no loading or unloading required. You simply drive safely, ensure all compliances measures are met and deliver and/or collect the trailers to/from the client.
Act as an ambassador for JFL Solutions in the timely and efficient collection of customers' mail/ parcels.
At all times ensuring compliance to legal, regulatory and company requirements.
To safely and securely collect and deliver customers' goods in line with company/ customer requirements.
Accurately complete relevant paperwork as required in line with company procedures via our online app.
Ensure that vehicles, consumables and assets used are clean and secure.
Ensure that tachograph charts are completed and returned in accordance with legislation.
Act in a professional and courteous manner providing an excellent level of customer service.
Drive company vehicles in a safe and proper manner in accordance with current legislation.
Reporting of any accident, breakdown or emergency in line with divisional policy.
Ensure compliance with all internal and external regulatory requirements.
Comply with all Health, Safety and Environment policies and other relevant regulations.
Comply and act in accordance with the Driver's handbook.
We welcome applications from candidates with any of the following skills or attributes: HGV, HGV Driver, Driver, Driving, CPC, Class C.
Hourly rate from £13 – £16
Consistent and regular work
Performance & Safety Bonus
Minimum of 45 hours guarantee and additional hours paid overtime
Flexible working hours
28 days annual leave, including bank holiday.
A modern, clean and well maintained fleet.
A modern clean environment with and inclusive culture.
Parental leave (maternity/paternity)
State-of-the-art equipment with full safety technology
Traction work only– drop/swap trailers
On average 3 swaps per shift, working with boxed trailers only
Excellent on-site facilities including secured on-site parking
Performance & Safety Bonus
Current and clean appropriate class of driving licence for the role (HGV/ Class C/ Class C+E).
Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) with no current suspension or revocation
Good communication skills in order to quickly understand instructions, liaise effectively with colleagues and customers.
Able to manage own work in order to meet deadlines whilst maintaining performance standards.
A positive and proactive approach to work with clear customer focus.
A team player with a positive "can-do" attitude, hard-working and willing to learn.
No more than six penalty points (as well as no DD, DR or IN endorsements
Hold a Digital Tachograph / Smart Card
Right to work in the UK
Willing to undergo a Background Check (BGC) and Drug and Alcohol (D&A) test
Come and be a part of a winning team, working amongst like-minded people, who want to make a difference.
Location: Basildon, England SS16 5XY