Driver Class C Days
Ryder Ltd
Manchester Tydlesley, UK
5d ago

The Role

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

Additional Allowances

Guaranteed five hours overtime at time and a half

Additional Information

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 : -

  • Load Monday 6am in Manchester, deliver and load at Edinburgh depot, then deliver and load at Glasgow, night out on M74 approx. junction 10
  • Tue drive into N.E. England (Northumberland / Newcastle / Sunderland) with 6 to 10 drops and return to Manchester. Home Tuesday night.
  • Load Wednesday 6am in Manchester, deliver 3 to 5 drops in Liverpool area, reload in Knowsley and drive north again, night out on M74 approx. junction 10
  • Thursday morning, deliver and load at Edinburgh depot, then deliver and load at Glasgow, night out in N.E England area (various locations used)
  • Friday, deliver N.E. with 6 to 10 drops and return to Manchester. Home Friday.
  • About You

    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.

    Benefits

    As a member of the team you will receive :

  • Initially 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, which increases with length of service
  • CPC training is fully funded by the Company, and is carried out internally, which means no need to book holidays or complete in your own time plus fully funded CPC card renewal
  • Tools for the job are paid for, for example uniform, mobile phone, driver tablet, telematics to do your job, cameras for your safety fitted to the vehicle exterior
  • Driver incentive up to £1,000 per annum
  • Contribute up to £150 for your driver medical
  • Eye care programme and Occupational Health to ensure your ongoing well-being
  • Employee Assist Programme to support you in and out of work
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Company Share Incentive Programme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • About Us

    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

  • Gross Value Added
  • 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.

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