Linehaul Driver - Nights
UK Mail
Tunbridge, ENG, UK
4d ago

DHL Parcel UK is one the UK’s leading integrated postal operators, delivering and collecting over 3 billion mail items and 50 million parcels per annum.

As part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, we have an extensive delivery network which covers the UK and over 220 countries.

We are committed to pushing the boundaries of the postal and express parcel delivery markets and aim to be the first choice for customers.

We are currently recruiting for a Class 1 Line Haul Driver to work nights.

The candidate will need to be flexible to work a number of different shift patterns throughout the night covering a number of different trunk routes and collections.

The candidate will also need to be able to demonstrate an ability to drive a number of different vehicles including Draw Bar.

Main Job Tasks

  • Safe Loading and Unloading of Pallets / Freight / Cages / Stillages / Yorks on and off the vehicle in line with Health & Safety regulations as and when required.
  • Undertake a daily inspection of vehicles and trailers and complete either a Nil Defect Report or a Defect Report as necessary
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept in a clean and tidy condition in line with departmental requirements.
  • The safe delivery and collection of Cages / Pallets / Freight / Stillages / Yorks to and from Customers within agreed time scales
  • To correctly use scanners to accurately scan consignments on an ad-hoc basis as and when directed by site management.
  • Ensure the safe use of pallet trucks when loading a vehicle as per the safe operating manual located on site
  • Ensure effective communication with both internal and external customers, escalating any queries to site management in a timely manner.
  • Ensure strict adherence to tacho regulations and the safe use of the national road network in line with the road transport laws and regulations
  • Ensure strict adherence to both on-site and off-site Health and Safety Regulations at all times, reporting any breaches to site management immediately
  • Any other reasonable duties that site management may request as required and at short notice in line with business requirements
  • People Specification

  • Excellent knowledge of Road Transport Laws
  • Must hold relevant legal driving licence at the right grade
  • Must have a Can do’ attitude toward the company and the job role
  • Ensure attention to detail and ability to achieve dead lines
  • CPC qualified
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