Driver / Labourer

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Up to £17784 per annum
11 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Driver/Labourer. Full-Time, Permanent role.

Hours: Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4pm, Friday 7.30am - 1.30pm. 38-hour working week with opportunities for overtime and flexibility with potential delays/early starts where necessary.

Location: Nechells & Saltley, Birmingham

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Holidays: 20 Days' Holiday per annum + Bank Holidays

Job Description
The company are looking for an experienced driver of LGV and HGV vehicles to join their manufacturing team in Birmingham. This is a full-time role but there will be occasions where driving is not required and therefore the role includes some labouring when not driving during standard working hours.

Key Responsibilities
- Collecting & delivering parts from their manufacturing facilities in Birmingham to customer and supplier locations nationally
- Driving their company vehicles in a safe, courteous and legal manner. Vehicles include 7.5 tonne DAF, Mercedes Sprinter Flatbed and various smaller vans
- Performing daily checks on vehicles and completing safety paperwork
- Ensuring vehicles are kept in appropriate condition; all defects are reported, and the cab interiors are kept tidy
- Supervise loading, unloading, checking and securing various loads on & off the trucks
- Ensuring vehicle is never overloaded at any time
- Managing multiple collections/drops in conjunction with daily job board and Supervisors
- Responsible for ensuring vehicles are regularly serviced and maintained, including topping up AdBlue where necessary
- Engaging with customers/suppliers
- Ensuring paperwork has been completed correctly at all times
- Any additional tasks required by Supervisor/Management when not actively driving, including labouring work around the factory
- Willingness to participate in improvement activities across the business.

Licence requirements:
- CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence)
- Digi Tacho
- C1 driving licence
- Licence must have no more than 3 penalty points and no convictions for any drink or drug-related offences

General Responsibilities
1. Maintain a clean and safe working area to meet the requirements of Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Policies
2. Ensure all company policies and procedures are adhered to, to ensure compliance with the accredited Integrated Management System
3. Wear PPE as required in accordance with Risk Assessments and all written instructions
4. Practice and maintain 5S disciplines in accordance with quality standards
5. Ensure hazardous waste is disposed of in accordance with the company environmental policy.
6. Undertake any other reasonable management request in line with the business needs

Basic Requirements
1. Good communication and customer service skills
2. Hard-working team player
3. Friendly and courteous to clients and colleagues
4. Basic literacy/numeracy and admin skills
5. Flexible to working hours as schedules dictate

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