Job Openings Class 2 HGV Driver

About the job Class 2 HGV Driver

We are TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring!

We provide appreciation, progression and work-life harmony as standard!

As one of the UKs largest distributors we stock and distribute products from Europes leading flooring manufacturers and operating out of 14 branches UK-wide, and continuing to grow!

Our success is a result of our talented colleagues and their dedication, therefore our mission is to create the ideal space for our colleagues to envisage their long-term role or career.

See the role in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRDaQ3oX8NI

You will receive:

  • Competitive driver bonus
  • 25 days annual leave, option to buy +3 days, Christmas break + Bank Holidays
  • Long-service holidays
  • Long-service awards
  • 24/7 wellbeing support and counselling (EAP programme)
  • Internal GP medical helpline
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • Bike2Work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Colleague discounts
  • Shopping vouchers
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Workwear and PPE (operational roles)

As a TradeChoice Class 2 HGV Driver, you will:

  • Performing multi-drop deliveries in a safe and timely manner
  • Supervising the HGVs loading and unloading
  • Ensuring the load is accurate and in keeping with customers orders
  • Quality checking goods-off with customers and obtain their signature
  • Maintaining compliance with tachograph law and safety regulations
  • Ensuring cleanliness of the HGV and prevention to damage
  • Reporting any accidents immediately in line with the accident reporting procedure
  • Completing daily inspection sheet and hand to Operations Manager
  • Proactivity regarding the vehicle inspection rota for servicing and MOT
  • Providing support in the warehouse as required
  • Any other duties as reasonably required.

 Your working pattern:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 6am to 3:45pm
  • 60-minute break

You:

  • Driving in the UK (1 year)
  • Highway code and road safety best practices
  • HGV & delivery driving
  • UK geographical knowledge
  • Excellent driving skills and road etiquette (parking, safety, speed awareness, etc.)
  • Ability to work to diversions
  • Planning and organisation
  • Thorough communication and reliability
  • Awareness of health importance, particularly during autonomous working time.
  • Manual/physical dexterity
  • Interpersonal skills, particularly toward customers and colleagues
  • Able to remain calm and conducive in stressful situations
  • UK Driving Licence (Category C, Full, Clean)
  • Class 2 HGV Licence
  • Driver CPC

Progression opportunities:

  • Class 1 HGV Driver
  • Transport or Warehouse Supervisor
  • Other routes (Internal or Area Sales)

Please ensure you are happy with the commute before applying.

If you have not received an update within 14 days of applying, this means you have not been progressed to the next stage.

More about us:

We have been Distributor of the Year since 2016 under the Contract Flooring Journal!

  • Every day we demonstrate commitment, respect, integrity, trust, teamwork and fun.
  • We truly care about diversity and inclusion, mental health and wellbeing.
  • We are dedicated to the development, retention and motivation of our people.

As one of the UKs largest distributors we stock and distribute products from Europes leading flooring manufacturers and operating out of 14 branches UK-wide, and continuing to grow!