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Driver 1 / Class 2 HGV Driver/s

JS99 – Class 1 / Class 2 Drivers

Location: Heathrow

Salary: £24,500 - £27,300 + Overtime


We are currently working with a client seeking HGV drivers to join their expanding team at Heathrow airport.

The position will require transportation of cargo pallets, containers and bulk freight items to and from Airside / Landside to Bonded warehouses.

Our client is keen to encourage applications from candidates with a military background, however all applicants will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Liaise with customers in a polite and efficient manner.
• Check loaded cargo against manifest or build sheet.
• Ensure vehicle is sealed in accordance with Customs requirements.
• Assist warehouse / ramp staff with off loading / loading of cargo / freight onto vehicles.
• Interact closely with warehouse staff at all facilities to enable the efficient turnaround of the vehicle.
• Responsible for the delivery / collection / completion of transfer manifest (TFMS) forms, manifest sheets, airway bills, proof of delivery (POD) forms and the other relevant documentation.
• Liaise closely with Controllers and supervisors in relation to flight arrival/departure times.
• Assist other areas of the transport division, eg.

Airside, Transhipments to cover overtime / holiday / sickness.
• Complete vehicle defect and tachograph records.
• Carry out maintenance checks on vehicles.
• Complete damage reports for vehicles.
• Assist HMRC / Border force as required.
• Operate mobile and fixed equipment.
• Maintain good housekeeping – ie return vehicles to designated parking areas, ensuring that they are clean for use.
• Maintain general security of Transport in accordance with Company Security procedures.
• Maintain a safe working environment and observe safe working practices.
• Comply with all Company Procedures and Instructions and act on instructions from supervisors/managers as necessary.

• You will be required to achieve and maintain service level agreements on a daily basis.

Skills and Qualifications:

• LGV Class 1 or 2 License.
• CPC license (not essential)
• Understanding of aviation industry would be advantageous.
• Customer focused.
• Ability to work to tight deadlines.
• Full clean driving license.
• Articulate and numerate.
• Excellent communication/interpersonal.
• Decision making / problem solving.
• Normal colour vision to be able to obtain an airside driving license.

Staff Benefits:

• 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + an extra service day after 3,5,7,10 Years.
• Continual ongoing training and development.
• Career progression available.
• On-site gym.
• Government auto enrolment pension.
• Uniform.
• Life benefit (death in service).
• Career opportunities to apply to work at other company locations worldwide.

Location: Heathrow

Salary: £24,500 - £27,300 + Overtime