Simarco Worldwide Logistics

Class 1 Night Driver – Witham

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer £37,000

Simarco Worldwide Logistics is a family owned, award-winning distribution company providing a range of collection and delivery services throughout mainland UK. Established in 1997, we operate a large, wholly owned fleet of vehicles providing nationwide and local distribution.

We are currently recruiting for Class 1 Night Driver based from our Witham, Essex depot. It is a full-time, permanent role.

The role will involve delivery and collection of customer goods.
Main duties will include:

  • Delivery and collection of customers’ freight as assigned by the Transport Office to and from defined Hub locations.
  • Supervise the loading of your vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure the correct goods and quantity of goods are loaded and unloaded.
  • Plan your route in the most cost and operationally effective manner.
  • Present, process and return customers Delivery Notes (where applicable).
  • Secure and return Proof of Delivery advice notes (POD) electronic and/or manual (where applicable).
  • Inform the Transport Office or Distribution Hub (whichever is open) of any delays to or whilst at work.
  • Maintain your vehicle (inside and out) in a clean and very tidy condition.
  • Greet all customers and Hub employees you meet in a polite and helpful manner and provide excellent customer service.
  • Refuel your vehicle daily in accordance with Company Procedure.

Experience / Skills required:

  • Class I (C+E) Licence
  • Valid Driver CPC
  • Experience of LGV Class I driving for at least 5 years
  • Vehicle weights and legal limits
  • Drivers’ Hours and Working Time Directive Regulations
  • Road Traffic Laws
  • Construction and Use Regulations
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Accepts responsibility and responsible tasks
  • Team player.

Working hours:

  • Basic 50hrs per week, Mon to Fri. Start times can range from 1700 – 1900 hrs depending on requirements
  • Thereafter O/T.

Salary and Benefits details:

  • Basic salary £31,590 per annum with earnings potential in the region of £37,000 including overtime and attendance bonus
  • 30 days annual holiday, including Bank Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Modern uniform and company paid PPE
  • Continuous training, including Driver CPC.

**No agencies please**

Reference ID: NT/WTH

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £37,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
All drivers are issued with Covid safety packs including masks, hand gels, gloves and wipes. The interviews will be carried out in line with government guidelines on social distancing.

Experience:

  • driving HGV1: 5 years (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Class 1 licence (required)
  • Driver CPC (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place
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