Location:  Manchester (M17 1DY)
Salary:      Competitive
Hours:      Monday to Friday (Average 42.5 hours per week)

About Us:

Davies Turner is one of the largest independent Freight Forwarding Companies in the UK. Family ran and owned since 1870.

Night Driver Class 1 – The Role:

We have a vacancy within our Transport Department for a Night Driver Class 1.  This position entails driving between depots on a 2 weekly rotation basis.

This is a trunker position and does not involve multi drop.  Start time is 6pm with 85 hours over a 2 week period.

Driving from Manchester to our depots in Birmingham and Dartford on a 2 weekly rotation period.

Night Driver Class 1 – You: -

Aged 21+ with at least 2 years’ experience of driving Class 1 vehicles
A full UK driving licence with C+E entitlement
No more than six penalty points (No IN, DD, DR or DG endorsements)
Up to date CPC and digital tachograph
Preferable ADR trained but not essential, as training can be provided

In addition, you’ll also need the right to work in the UK – We are not able to sponsor work permits.

Night Driver Class 1 – Benefits*:

Ongoing drivers CPC training
Up to 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays
Life Cover qualifying from Day 1
Profit related pay
Full uniform and PPE provided
Defined contribution pension scheme
Discounted store/shopping benefit scheme
Private Healthcare
Free Car Parking
Employee Assistance Programme

*Some benefits are subject to a qualifying period

We believe that this valuable range of benefits together with a competitive salary, offers an overall benefits package befitting of a caring, family-owned Company.

The closing date for this opportunity is 30th August 2022.

To apply for this exciting Night Driver Class 1 opportunity, please submit your CV now.

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