We are currently looking for HGV drivers to carry out the delivery and collection of our customer’s wide variety of products in an efficient, professional and competent manner.
Always giving specific care towards customer premises, Ryder vehicles and other road uses.
Class of Licence Required
Type of Role
The role will be multidrop, delivering hardware and trade goods using pump truck deliveries.
Typical Hours of Work
The role is a job and finish
Guaranteed five hours overtime at time and a half
This job involves 3 nights out in the cab each week.
Good Friday is a normal working day and given back to you as a day in lieu.
As a HGV Driver you will be responsible for the safety of your vehicle at all times, you will be the Captain of your Ship’.
This will mean you will be responsible for carrying out daily checks on your vehicles, reporting any defects or issues with load security.
Compliance will also be a big part of your role, ensuring the timely and accurate completion of paperwork, use of tachographs and adherence to legislation at all times.
This job follows a set pattern : -
In order to be successful in Ryder, we would expect you to both share our values as a business and be able to demonstrate success in a similar role and be accustomed to working to set delivery timescales, providing an accurate and prompt service.
Health and Safety is paramount in everything that we do and to be successful you will need to share our passion for safety, have a good working knowledge of procedures, and an awareness of transport legislation, driver hour’s requirements and tachograph regulations.
If you really think you have what it takes Ryder run an annual Driver of the Year’ award where you get to show just how good you are, with some great rewards for the winners!
Interested in the role but don’t have the relevant driving licence? Please still contact us as Ryder has its very own HGV Driver Training School and we are always looking for new recruits.
Please contact hgv jobs ryder.com.
As a member of the team you will receive :
Commercial vehicle operators are essential to the UK and its economy, delivering services and providing transport which affect all of our lives.
The haulage industry is the UK’s fifth largest employer and worth £124bn GVA* to the UK economy. 89% of all goods transported by land in Great Britain are moved directly by road.
Source : Road Haulage Facts & Stats, RHA
As the UK’s leading independent provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire and fleet maintenance for over 45 years, Ryder understands the complexities and priorities of the transportation and logistics industry.
Ryder’s fleet of 20,000 vans, trucks and trailers is supported by a nationwide network of maintenance locations, 24 / 7 national breakdown assistance, and a large team of qualified technicians with a clear focus on uptime, compliance and choice.
We work hard to understand our clients’ businesses and provide customised solutions to meet their individual transportation needs.
The driving force behind Ryder’s success is our people. Ever better™ is our purpose and our mantra. To our customers and our employees it is a promise.
A promise to unlock hidden opportunities, to dig in when others let up and to commit to maintaining a workplace in which our employees are encouraged to thrive.
We understand that unrivalled leadership inspires individuals and promotes continuous improvement. We respect each of our 34,000 employees worldwide, valuing their contribution, ideas and diversity, empowering and developing them as successful individuals and teams.