Class 2 & 7.5T Delivery Driver - Tunbridge

  • Location

    Tunbridge Wells, Kent

  • Sector:

    Industrial Driving, Logistics, Driving

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steph Sopjes

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    M&S- Tunbridge_1557213303

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


PERMANENT ROLE - £28,000pa - Any 4 out of 6 - 48 hour week

We are looking for Class 2 and 7.5T drivers for home delivery work based out of Tunbridge wells.

  • £11.22ph - Hourly rate
  • £16.83ph - For hours worked over
  • Shift Pattern: Any 4 out of 6
  • Working days: 4 shifts between Monday & Saturday - No Sunday working
  • Start time: between 04.00 - 06.00

In this role you will work in a two-person team crew to deliver a first class home delivery service for a prestigious client.

You will be required to deliver furniture directly to customers and Construct items within the customer's home as per requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet and where possible exceed customer expectations in the delivery and installation/fitting of their furniture.
  • Construct furniture items in customer's homes as per our customer contract guidelines, removing waste packaging and returning it to the site for appropriate waste disposal.
  • Ensure first class customer service is experienced at all times.
  • Complete all internal stock transfers in order to maximise vehicle utilisation.
  • Ensure all documentation is completed and returned accurately at the end of each journey.
  • Adhere to specified time restrictions given under current legislation.
  • Ensure correct completion of tachographs in line with legislative and company policy/procedural requirements.
  • Ensure all vehicles checks are performed at the start and at the end of each journey, reporting all defects as per the current procedure.
  • Drive the vehicle in a safe manner, adhering to road traffic regulations.
  • Ensure the vehicle is appropriately secured at all times.
  • Report any discrepancies to the Transport Supervisor as soon as they are identified.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Outstanding communication skills targeted at handling customers face to face and over the phone.
  • Exceptional time management, working to tight deadlines.
  • Previous work experience in assembly or fitting operations.
  • Capability of working well under pressure especially in adverse situations. such as accidents or traffic jams.
  • Proven ability to exhibit great attention to detail.
  • Full UK Driving Licence and possess a 7.5 or Class 2 licence
  • In date CPC desirable however the qualification can be obtained during employment
  • Ideally must hold an in date Tachograph / Digi card

Due to the nature of the work heavy lifting is required. It is therefore essential that the successful applicant is capable to carry out this nature of work.

£500 for recommending a driver friend and your friend also gets £250

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.