LGV Class 2 Driver

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LGV Class 2 Driver

Location: Tiptree, Essex

Salary: £26,494 per annum (DOE)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, but with flexibility in working hours is essential as additional hours will be required from time to time. Drivers will be expected to make 9 to 12 drops per day

Benefits: Pension Scheme

About the Company:

Alexander Cleghorn is based in Tiptree, Essex and was established in 1958.  We offer a dedicated DIY and Shelving service supplying a range of Melamine and Veneered panels. Furniture components are manufactured on our state-of-the-art machinery which occupies several well-constructed factories on our sixteen-acre site.

We are currently looking to recruit a Driver on a permanent contract to join our Transport Department.

About the LGV Class 2 Driver Role:

As our Driver, you will be responsible for delivering produced goods to all customers within allocated time frames, whilst adhering the Highway Code, Drivers Hours, Working Time Directive and Health and Safety regulations.

 LGV Class 2 Driver Responsibilities:

Complete driver walk around checks and defect reports before commencement of driving and upon returning to the yard on a daily basis.
Ensure that vehicle have been loaded and strapped correctly.
Adhere to Highway Code at all times.
Drivers are expected to work nights-out as part of their contract with Alexander Cleghorn Ltd.
Report any defects that occur during your working day to the Manager immediately by telephone.
Ensure that actual inspection of vehicle has taken place.
Inform Manager responsible of any defects that affect road worthiness or repair before commencement of driving.
Provide tachograph card on a daily basis to the Logistics Manager for download.
Adhere to Driver Hours and Working Time Regulations at all times.
Hand in completed walk around checks and defect reports daily to the Logistics Manager.
Clean vehicle cabs internally on a two weekly basis. (Wipe clean and remove all rubbish)
Clean vehicle externally by using Snap Account on a two weekly basis.
Attend eye test on a six monthly intervals.
Complete DVLA licence check on a three monthly basis.
Inform office immediately should you be unable to attend to all deliveries.
Treat all customers courteously and with respect as you are representing the Company.
Upon returning to the premises ensure that the following is completed:

refill vehicle with diesel and Ad-Blue;
open curtains;
remove all rubbish on truck and disposed of correctly it and
ensure that all ratchets and straps are neat and tidy and ready for loading.
Return all Delivery Notes to the transport office on a daily basis.
See manager for next day’s work.
Perform any reasonable management instruction within time frame requested.

LGV Class 2 Driver Requirements:

To be considered for our Driver role, you will have the following skills and experience:

Clean and valid LGV Driver Class C (2) Licence
Up to date CPC Qualifications
Low number of infringements (Infringements checked at application and monitored during employment)
Previous experience of driving vehicles with 26 tonne laden.
If you think that you are suitable for this LGV Class 2 Driver role, please apply now!

No Agencies Please.


Delivery Driver
  • 1
  • Negotiable
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  • CV-87724
  • Permanent
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