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Title:  HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver

City:  Manchester
Department:  Logistics & Supply Chain & Transport
Location: 

Manchester, GB, M17 1TU

 

Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe.

In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers.

The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer's Top 100 list of Britain's Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.

 


We’re recruiting … HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver

 

We are recruiting at our Manchester Depot for HGV Class 1 Shunter Drivers.


It takes a lot of talent and organisation to deliver around 30% of the fresh milk consumed in Britain every day. The Müller Milk & Ingredients Distribution network of depots are strategically located to allow us to be efficient in the job that we do and ensures that our milk gets from farm to fridge quicker and fresher.

 

This is a great opportunity for drivers who enjoy working for a prestigious logistics company, driving a modern and well maintained fleet of vehicles and who are looking for flexibility in their life, we offer full time and part time work schedules, no overnights stays.

 

Role & Responsibilities

  • To safely move vehicles and trailers from the parking area onto the loading bay and once the trailer has been loaded to park the trailer in the despatch area.
  • Ensure that the correct procedures are adhered to when ‘hitching and unhitching’ the unit to the trailer and to ensure that the trailer is securely loaded.
  • To ensure adherence to the vehicle temperature control procedures and weight restrictions.
  • If necessary to deliver to a customer, depot, garage or test centre.
  • Puts safety first and respects all other road users.
  • Diligent in ensuring driver and vehicle checks are completed correctly.
  • Forward thinking, route checks for safety restrictions, planned road works and traffic to ensure your journey will be smooth and efficient.
  • Highly professional in all situations as you are the interface between the business and our customer base.

 

Shift Patterns

  • 5 day rota, over 7 days a week

 

Key skills & experience

  • Relevant experience in a similar role is desirable
  • An effective team member who works well on their own initiative
  • Demonstrates an excellent attitude to work
  • Self – motivated with a positive attitude and extremely reliable
  • Class 1 Licence (Cat C+E)
  • Current CPC and digital driving card
  • No more than 6 minor points on driving licence (No CDs, DDs, DRs or INs)

 

Benefits

  • A competitive salary, weekly paid
  • Overtime paid at x1.5 basic rate
  • Saturday paid at x1.5 basic rate, Sunday paid at x2 basic rate
  • Additional 23% uplift of base rate for unsociable hours worked between 6PM – 4AM
  • X2 Life Assurance
  • Access an exclusive rewards platform
  • Company Pension
  • Access to the Müller Rewards discount scheme offering over 800 discounts online and in-store and the potential to make savings across grocery and clothes shopping, holidays, insurance, gifts and more
  • Have pride in what you achieve as a member of a team
  • Be provided with a free corporate uniform
  • Free onsite secured colleague car parking

 


Contact Details:

F.A.O. Hire To Retire Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Donnington Wood Business Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7GJ

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