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London Gateway, Essex.
Shift: 4 on 4 off pattern
We are currently recruiting for a HGV driver to join our team, based at our new state of the art ripening facility at London Gateway, Essex on a permanent basis.
Compagnie Fruitiere UK Ltd is a leading banana ripening and service provision supplier in the UK market with two ripening facilities strategically placed in the north and south of the country.
The Compagnie Fruitiere Group are committed to a strong and consistent CSR policy with over 18,000 employees, producing over 460,000 tonnes of fruit and vegetables, distributing over 673,000 tonnes of bananas and selling to over 45 countries globally.
Key duties of the role:
To take responsibility for the vehicle when under your control, ensuring it is kept in a clean and tidy condition, and to carry out routine and regular checks on the vehicle before each journey including oil and fuel, electrics, tyres, general safety and the visual state of the vehicle. To fill out appropriate report sheets and to bring any concerns to the immediate attention of the supervisor.
· To ensure all loads are secured before departure
To complete daily worksheets (job sheet; defect sheet; time sheet)
· To assist with loading or unloading if required, either at depots or if permitted, at customer sites
· To drive vehicle in a safe and courteous manner, remembering at all times that you are a representative of Compagnie Fruitiere UK Limited; to ensure you are respectful on customer premises
To keep a check on driving hours to ensure stay within the law
To re-load trays and pallets as required
To drive vehicle in accordance with the schedule to ports, RDCs and markets
To ensure Health and Safety procedures are followed at all times; to be aware of different requirements at ports, depots, markets
To fuel up the lorries as required.
Must hold CPC qualification for drivers
Must be the holder of a current LGV licence, and have passed any medicals as may be required
A proven good record of driving
Smart and professional appearance
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Must be flexible and prepared to work whatever hours are required (within legal limits) to suit the needs of the business
Depot location- London Gateway Essex
Shift: 4 on 4 off pattern
Excellent Pension Scheme
Please apply today with a copy of your updated CV
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