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LGV Driver

  • Location: Manchester, Manchester, England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Non-core sector
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 12 month temporary assignment
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 September 2021
  • Job Ref: 1037438
We are currently recruiting for a Sales Centre Driver/LGV Driver, reporting to our client's facility in Salford Manchester. You will deliver gas cylinders to customers in an efficient manner in accordance with all company's safety, quality and service standards and procedures. Your working hours will be Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00.
You will be an integral member of a small team of 3 drivers, ensuring the customers’ needs are met. Responsibilities include dealing with customer orders and enquiries, so you should be passionate about delivering customer service. There is also a requirement to operate a large goods vehicle (LGV  Rigid Vehicle) to deliver cylinders to customers; and to operate a forklift to sort and pick the customers' orders.
Success in this position depends on strong Interpersonal skills, organisational skills, operational and technical capacity, commercial acumen and ability to work within a small team.

As the Sales Centre Driver, you will:
  • Ensure the company’s and legislative safety standards are complied with and maintained at all times on site.
  • Pick, sort and load cylinders for customer deliveries
  • Operate a rigid LGV in order to deliver cylinders to customers
  • Operate the forklift when loading vehicles for customer deliveries
  • Manage the maintenance and operation of cylinder delivery vehicle in line with O licence requirements
  • Maintain high standard of housekeeping at all times
  • Deal with customers, following up on enquiries, supplying leads to the commercial team
As the Sales Centre Driver, you already are or have:
  • Large Goods Vehicle Licence (class 2)
  • ADR Licence  (Packages minimum class 2)
  • Driver Certificate of Professional Competence
  • Forklift Licence
  • Literacy in PC and mobile devices
  • Knowledge of local areas
  • Excellent communication skills both face to face and over the phone
  • Strong focus on safety and strong adherence to company procedures
  • Flexibility
  • Able to work under own initiative