Class 2 HIAB Driver in Northampton

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Class 2 HIAB Driver in Northampton

Salary: £24,500 - 28,000+ per year
The Job:
Prime Staff have an excellent opportunity with our clients based in Northampton to become part of their operation, committed to providing a first class service to their customers. We are recruiting for a Class 2 HIAB Driver to work on a permanent basis.

The Duties:
The role will involve working on a day shift, typically Monday to Friday. The start time will be approximately between 6am and 7am. The position will also include working on a rota for on call. The successful candidate will also be required to work on call, this will be on a rota and will consist of working approximately 1 in 4 weeks.

Key Duties and Accountabilities (will include but not limited to):

- General driving duties, undertaking delivery/collections of products on behalf of the client and their customers whilst observing current legal and best practice.
- Complying to company standards and following all Health and Safety requirements, site rules and a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping.
- Ensuring all driving regulations and other compliance standards are maintained.
- Delivering a high standard of customer service, maintaining a professional standard when representing our client whilst delivering, driving or collecting products.
- Ensuring vehicle loads are damage free, secured with the appropriate restraints as per company procedures/safe systems of work.
- Working within the warehouse when vehicles are not available (few hours per week).
- Whilst drivers are on call we anticipate 10 out of hours calls per driver, the rest will be within normal working hours.
- Operating a HIAB.
- Providing relevant feedback to management on information gathered whilst completing duties.
- Check/retail and hand over all load documentations/POD’s and delivery paperwork.

Experience and Qualifications:

- Current UK C Licence
- Experience of loading/unloading and delivering goods to customer premises
- Have reasonable geographical knowledge of the UK
- No more than 6 penalty points (drivers with DD or DR codes or bans will not be considered)
- Current Digi Tachograph card and CPC card.

The client requires the successful candidate to have at least 2 years driving experience. A HIAB licence or tipper experience will be beneficial but not essential.

Technical skills and behavioural competencies:

- Excellent driving skills
- Ability to work alone or as part of the team
- Effective communication and customer service skills
- Ability to complete record sheets and paperwork accurately
- Reasonable level of fitness to work with loads
- Ability to read, write and understand and communicate in English

Salary: The basic salary is £24,500.00 per annum. This is based on working Monday to Friday, 48 hours contract although will be working approximately 40-44 hours per week on average.

There will be overtime for any hours worked on Saturday or Sundays and there will be an extra payment of £18.00 per day (Mon to Fri) and £25.00 per day (Weekends) when you are on call. With these extras added on, the successful candidate can expect approximately £28,000 per annum.