HGV/LGV Class 1 Day Driver

Key Details


Caldicot


The Lockwood Group is a dynamic forward thinking family run business established in 1965, which currently has over 300 employees across 5 UK sites. The group’s activities include UK transport, distribution and storage, frozen food production and co-packing solutions.

We are currently looking for professional HGV drivers to join our team. We have a modern fleet of premium brand vehicles, fantastic training opportunities and are proud to be a DVSA Earned Recognition operator.

Depot Address

Unit 4, Severnbridge Industrial Estate, Symondscliff Way, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 5PT

Pay

  • £12.20 p/h (guaranteed 44 hours per week)
  • Graded driver performance bonus (Grade A – D) worth up to £2,400.00 per annum
  • Nights out paid @ £36.20 per night

The Role

  • Monday – Friday, 44 hours basic week (plus nights out when required)
  • General Haulage
  • Use of the latest technology i.e. electronic POD devices, electronic walk around checks (full training will be provided).
  • To maintain excellent levels customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication with the Transport team
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner.

We Offer

  • Training opportunities available to develop existing skills i.e. ADR, driver assessor, FLT licences.
  • Very well presented modern fleet that are predominately MAN & Scania
  • Funded on-site CPC training
  • Workplace pension
  • Full PPE & uniform provided
  • 28 days annual leave (+ 1 additional day for the Queens Jubilee 2022)
  • Recently refurbished on site facilities
  • Free on site parking
  • Covid secure measures in place i.e. PPE, vehicle sanitisation and cleaning procedures and social distancing. Remote interviews available.

You Need

  • Candidates will be a fully qualified HGV Class 1 (C+E) driver with a CPC, valid Digi card and a good understanding of Tachograph and WTD rules.
  • You will be reliable and punctual and have a flexible approach
  • Good verbal communication with excellent customer service skills and a professional approach
  • Previous Class 1 experience is preferred but not essential.

Newly passed Class 1 HGV drivers are welcome to apply. We have a team of driver assessors/mentors that will provide full training and guidance.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and covering letter online.

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