Driver - Class 1

Posted 25 May by Geodis

Class 1 Driver - GEODIS

Reporting to the Traffic Supervisor, the drivers will run a day collection & delivery work.

Geographical area of responsibility: High Wycombe - Oxford - Peterborough

Key Activities / Accountabilities

  • Vehicle checks
  • Assistance with loading/securing of goods
  • Checking of paperwork before departure
  • Timekeeping as per schedule
  • Ensure vehicle health and safety compliance
  • Hazardous goods carried with appropriate licence, training and equipment
  • Ensure legal compliance with department manager
  • Report all damages and discrepancies to Line Manager
  • Adhere to group security rules at all times
  • Drive vehicle in a safe and responsible manner ensuring maximisation of fuel consumption
  • Keep all work records i.e. green cards up to date with all required information
  • Report all vehicle defects immediately and complete necessary documentation


Essential Education and/ or Training

  • Class 1 driving licence as applicable

ADR 7 Licence - If not GEODIS will train you.

  • Driver CPC (full hours)

Preferred Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum 2 year HGV driving experience
  • Experience of securing loads
  • Experience of pulling double-deck trailers (if applying for trunk role)

Required Behavioural Competencies

  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for own actions and decisions
  • Self motivated and keen to succeed
  • Motivated to succeed individually and as part of a team
  • Flexible working where required - This position will require early start approx 7.30am with some nights sleeping in the cab.
  • Understands customer contact interaction

Application question

Do you have a Class 1 Licence?

Reference: 35241263

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