Class 2 HGV Driver (Ilfracombe) - Devon

Ref: 106 Date Posted: Friday 26 Mar 2021
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Class 2 HGV Driver - Ilfracombe


Job Type: Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 05.00-14.00.

Salary: £11.50 per hour + benefits

Location: Ilfracombe, Devon


The Company:

Philip Dennis Foodservice is a well-established family business distributing Frozen, Chilled and Ambient goods, as well as Fresh Butchery and Fresh Fish products, to customers throughout Oxfordshire, the Midlands and the South West of England.


The Role:

We’re seeking a professional and customer-focussed Class 2 HGV Driver to join our supportive team in Ilfracombe, Devon. Taking responsibility for your assigned route and vehicle, you’ll plan your route, load picked orders effectively and deliver orders from the main depot to multiple drops across Devon and the surrounding areas. Valuing safety and efficiency, the daily checks are important to you; from vehicle safety inspections and warehouse tidiness, to checking orders for quality and accuracy. On return, you’ll prepare your vehicle for the next day and ensure all documentation is complete, notifying the relevant departments of any customer feedback, order issues or stock returns to help keep Company records up to date.


The successful candidate:

  • Must have a Class 2 HGV licence with no more than 3 penalty points and a minimum of 12-months experience.
  • Must have a current/valid CPC card and be conversant with driving laws/regulations.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • A proactive work ethic.
  • Experience in planning driving routes and loading orders appropriately.
  • Experience in a previous multi-drop background is desirable.


The Rewards:

In return we offer competitive rates of pay, overtime, pension scheme, 28 days' holiday per year (including bank holidays), yearly driver CPC training, 30% staff discount, death in service cover after 12 months, and the opportunity to be part of a progressive and expanding business.

How to Apply:

If you possess the experience, passion and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV with a covering letter by Friday 16th April.