Recruiting Now! HGV Class 1 Driver (Moffett Training)

Sussex Transport, one of the Souths leading logistics companies are actively looking for a Class 1 driver (possibly with Moffett licence) to join our friendly team based in Ford, West Sussex.

Job Description

To deliver & collect goods as required by Sussex Transport’s clients in a timely, professional and accurate manner, adhering to all rules and transport legislation as directed. The successful applicant should be prepared for potentially 4 days tramping away per week. Sussex Transport would also want this role developed where loading and unloading could be used by using a Moffett forklift.

Duties and responsibilities
  • To drive vehicle safely, legally and efficiently as required.
  • To comply with all drivers hours and Road Transport Directive legislation.
  • To load and unload vehicle and maintain safety and security of load at all times.
  • To carry out all necessary checks to ensure vehicle is safe and legal and to follow appropriate procedures if it is not.
  • To act as company ambassador when dealing with customers.
  • To complete all paperwork promptly and accurately as required (including any electronic devices that might be used, scanners, handheld POD etc).
  • To comply with all Health & Safety requirements in depot, on road and at customers’ premises and to take responsibility for ensuring own fitness to drive at all times.
Qualifications/ Requirements
  • Proven experience of driving Class 1 vehicle
  • 4 or very occasionally 5 nights out per week.
  • 35 hours CPC
  • Experience of using tacho card
  • Extensive knowledge of operational processes and practices in transport operations.
  • Full training given or previous experience with Moffett type forklift for loading / unloading
  • Availability to work well as part of a team or individually.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to work on own initiative in a pressurised environment
  • Excellent UK geographical knowledge
  • Valid UK passport holder 
Working conditions

Working out of Ford, Sussex.
Expected start date: 16/08/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £36k to 42.5k 
Quarterly Bonus Scheme

Contact Dan Williams on 01903 751100 option 1 or email
Alternatively, kick start your application by completing the form below. 

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