HGV Class 1 Driver

Yodel Delivery Network Limited
28 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent Full Time - 40 hours per week

HGV Class 1 Driver

Location: Yodel Sort Centre, Wednesbury

£9.90 per hour - Day Shift + 15% Night shift allowance (between 10pm and 6am)

Shift start times are any time between 12noon and 5pm.

Overtime Available

Here at Yodel, we handle thousands of parcels every day – and that makes for some great job opportunities for HGV Drivers like you. Carrying parcels big and small, you’ll be the all-important link between our service and sort centres, delivering goods straight to our depots ready for our delivery drivers to take to the doors of our customers.

The real beauty of being an HGV Driver for Yodel is that your focus is just that – driving! Yes, you may need to help load and unload your vehicle now and again, but ultimately, we see you as the safe pair of hands we can rely on to get our parcels to our service centres safely, on time and in perfect nick. The rest of the time, it’s nothing but you and the open road and 1 or 2 stops per shift. There really is no job like it!

  • Various shift patterns
  • Potential overtime
  • Pension Scheme Available
  • Discount card with 25% off shop direct products after qualifying period
  • 28 days holiday per annum
  • Great working conditions
  • Modern Fleet

Main Responsibilities:

Ensure ID, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are clean, functional and worn at all times

Ensure that all customer interaction promotes the Yodel brand and drives positive customer experience

Adhere to Yodel driving style by driving within predefined tolerances

Follow the route advised by the Isotrak manifest

Carry out and document daily checks on vehicle to ensure road worthiness and report any defects immediately to Transport Management

Report any delays immediately by the messaging function in Isotrak

Ensure the security of vehicle and contents at all times

Ensure all EU and WTD rules are adhered to at all times

Complete Brief process utilising the relevant control measures

Complete all allocated deliveries and collections within specified Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

Ensure all deliveries and collections are completed in accordance with Yodel procedures

Complete De-Brief process utilising the relevant control measures

Report any possible fraud suspicions that are encountered whilst performing collection and delivery duties

Essential Experience:

Eligibility to work in the UK

Full UK/EU driving licence, with no more than 6 penalty points

No unspent DR, DD TT99, BA or CD40/50/60 & 70 driving convictions

Pass driving assessment

Driver digital card

Driver CPC card

Up to date knowledge of EU and WTD regulations

Up to date knowledge of Highway Code

Ability to communicate in English

Flexible approach to shift work

Professional and polite attitude

We are a fast-paced business with bags of potential. And this is your chance to be part of it. If you are ambitious, open minded, thrive on challenges and enjoy working together as part of a team, we want you to be part of the Yodel.

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