Class 1 LGV Day Drivers. Enjoy the drive
Day Time multi drop positions available nationwide
At DHL Parcel UK, we give our Class 1 Drivers everything they need to enjoy the drive.
A £1,500 welcome bonus, and quarterly £500 bonus.
A lorry from our exceptional fleet of Volvo vehicles, all less than 4 years old. They’re a joy to drive, and are equipped to a high specification, including fridges, leather seats and many more optional extras to make sure you’re comfortable .
Strong work / life balance most of our sites run from Monday to Friday, with 45 hour working weeks, and 9 hour shifts per day which typically start at 7 / 8am.
Our well-organised shift schedules mean you often know in advance where you’ll be driving, taking the stress out of your day.
The job security of a growing, global business. We operate a busy fleet so there’s always all the work you need. If you want additional hours, you can have them, and we offer enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays and night-time hours (10pm-6am).
We’ll pay for your CPC and the hours you take to complete it. Our in-house training academy means you can do any training during work time.
Great benefits from a generous pension and retail discounts, to perks like seasonal hampers throughout the year to say thanks for all your hard work.
A friendly team our drivers often stay with us for many years (we treat them well!) so you’ll be joining a friendly team who support each other including sharing traffic updates through WhatsApp!
The job in a nutshell
We don’t micromanage our drivers. We trust them to get the job done and plan their own routes. The average number of stops in a shift is 4 to 6, so there’s plenty of time to enjoy being out on the open road but you’ll still be home again at the end of every 9-hour shift. You’ll :
Make sure Cages, Pallets, Freight, Stillages and Yorks get to and from customers bang on time. At some sites, the goods will be loaded or unloaded for you at others, you’ll need to do it yourself.
Scanning consignments and driving pallet trucks will sometimes be part of your day.
Inspect your vehicle and trailer every day, and complete a Defect Report if necessary
Make sure everything is right first time’ for your customers, both internal and external. A great communicator, you’ll work hard to keep customers happy, making sure any queries you can’t answer are passed on to your site manager quickly.
What you’ll need to join us
Class 1 Driving licence
Driver CPC qualification card
Completed required DCPC training hours or be working towards them
Excellent knowledge of Road Transport Laws and commitment to safe use of the roads
A can do’ attitude
DHL Parcel UK is one the UK’s leading integrated parcel businesses. 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 express parcel delivery markets and aim to be the first choice for customers.
Our attributes are the lifeblood of everything we do. We are looking for people to join us, who have a Passion’ to deliver with a happy heart, energy and commitment.
We want our people to work As One’ team across all areas of the business with a Can Do’ mindset and commitment to deliver Right 1st Time’ for all of our customers.