JOB PURPOSE / SUMMARY
To handle and transport cargo in a safe, efficient manner in accordance with the Drivers Handbook, Company Quality Procedures and Statutory requirements, in the most cost-effective way to maximize the profit of the company.
The position is permanent full time, located at DSV Road – Tamworth Guaranteed 48 hour working week. Days, Nights and occasional weekends.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Load/transfer cargo onto vehicle, storing, packing and securing in accordance with any specified instructions or customer requirements, and without damage.
Ensure cargo is packed/arranged in vehicle safely and securely ensuring no damage is incurred.
Unload cargo in a safe manner ensuring no damage, and in accordance with customer requirements.
Ensure all required documents/paperwork are completed in accordance with company and statutory requirements.
Comply with all legislation/requirements on all cargo types, in particular hazardous cargo.
Communicate with office/designated location as necessary particularly on advice of delays, problems, etc.
Ensure that checks are carried out on the vehicle to company and statutory requirements, advising the supervisor/ operator of any faults.
Operate vehicle in a legal, safe, responsible and considerate manner and ensure driver documents including tachograph are processed in accordance with company and statutory requirements.
Ensure legislative compliance in all areas.
Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.
ABOUT DSV CAREERS
Do you want to be part of something 55,000 times bigger than you?
That’s how many colleagues you’ll have on a journey towards connecting the world and making your mark.
We believe that people are able to achieve their potential if they take ownership of their own career. That’s why we’ll give you every opportunity to do just that.
People are at the core of who we are – the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make DSV the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. We care about your opportunity to influence the path of your career, whether you want to advance locally or look for adventures abroad. With a massive global reach and offices in more than 80 countries, the opportunities are plenty.
If you have the right drive, the right talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore the reach of your potential.
We are freight forwarders, salespeople, accountants, forklift drivers, IT engineers, specialists and countless others – and we all made the choice to forward our careers.
Join us and forward your career at DSV
Class 1 HGV Driver