HGV Driver

R S Cockerill are a family business based at Dunnington, near York supplying fresh, quality packed potatoes to the discount retailers, foodservice and ready meal manufacturing industries. As well as supplying the major crisp manufacturers with processing potatoes, helping to make some of the nation’s most recognisable snacks. We operate throughout the potato supply chain from delivering seed potatoes to farms, right through to distributing the finished product to our customers. All of this activity is supported by our own transport operation. We operate 16 articulated units to support 90 trailers ranging from flats, to root crop bulkers, to curtainsiders and insulated vans. We are a family business with strong values, with a positive culture, and our business continues to grow. We take great pride in the quality of our equipment, and the service we provide to our customers. This ethos is echoed throughout our business in everything we do. If this appeals to you, then please read through the details below.

Job role:
Reporting to the Transport Manager, we are looking for HGV Drivers to work varying shift patterns, either 4 on/4 off or a full week shift, with regular weekend work. Tractor units are replaced regularly with the latest in truck technology, always with driver comfort and efficiency in mind. We have a regular programme of reinvestment in trailers, all backed up by a robust preventative maintenance programme.

Job requirements:
We are looking for HGV Drivers with:
• Full UK driving licence and HGV C+E licence (Class 1).
• At least 2 years’ experience on articulated trucks.
• Full time work, and prepared to spend nights out.
• Driver CPC qualification and Digital Tachograph Card, and be prepared to work within all the legal parameters of driver’s hour’s legislation.
• Drive carefully and safely, mindful that they are ambassadors for the business.
• Have a good level of communication skills, work as part of a team, with the ability to understand and share verbal instruction in English.
• A willingness to work variable hours and be flexible to the needs of the business.
• Show full co-operation and awareness of company Health & Safety policies and procedures.
• Have a positive and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude.

We can offer:
• Excellent earnings potential.
• Modern, well maintained equipment.
• Full PPE and company uniform will be provided.

How to Apply

For further details and an application form contact the Transport Manager Lee Cartwright:
E-mail: lee.cartwright@cockerill.co.uk
Mobile: 07740 488120
Website: www.cockerill.co.uk

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