Trainee Driver - Buildbase Oban

Location Oban
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Job ref: 036535
Published: about 2 months ago



Current Opportunities for Trainee LGV Driver:

*       Multi-Drop Drivers – Delivering palletised and non-palletised loads to businesses and customers.

*       This position is available from Monday to Friday 0730-1700, with every 2nd Saturday 0800-1200.


Personal Attributes for Trainee LGV Driver:

*       Be passionate about providing excellent customer service.

*       Working to deadlines.

*       Confident, polite and a team player.

*       Good geographical knowledge is an advantage but not a necessity as training is given.

*       Due to the nature of the role applicants must be fit, flexible, hardworking and self-motivated.


Job Summary

Our drivers play an integral part in the day to day running of our business, providing a timely, friendly and dependable delivery service to our customers.


Tasks and Activities

*       Driving our HGV/LGVs on pre-planned routes as and when needed

*       Be responsible for the upkeep, organisation and control of the yard. 

*       Undertake manual loading and unloading of vehicles.

*       Ensure that appropriate checks on completed on a routine basis.  

*       Ensure that the vehicle, crane or forklift is driven and maintained in an appropriate and courteous manner and in line with legislation, health and safety guidelines and company policy.

*       Report any vehicle, crane or forklift defects immediately to line/branch manager.

*       Ensure that digital tachograph and other essential documents are recorded and completed in a timely and efficient manner.

*       Build effective working relationships with customers acting as an ambassador for the Buildbase business.

*       Responsible for ensuring all orders are correctly loaded onto the vehicle in line with health and safety procedures and proper documentation is completed prior to departure in order that goods can be tracked.

*       Ensure that delivery notes have correct signatures as per company policy.

*       Actively safeguard against theft of company goods or property by being security conscious at all times.

*       To perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company.