Part Time LGV Drivers

Part Time LGV Drivers - Category C + E, C or C1 + E


  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
  • Competitive Salary
  • Posting Date: 25/07/2019

Job Specification

Our team of drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of Showplace. You will be the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring vehicles and trailers are delivered in a first-class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

Essential Requirements

  • High levels of Health and Safety standards.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Full driving licence with the appropriate categories
  • Current CPC.
  • Valid Medical
  • Excellent verbal communication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co-Workers.
  • Diligent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of the events industry.
  • Current Forklift Certificate (B1 Counterbalance)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure with Transport Manager and Loader that the load is correct against the customers’ orders.
  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’s property; if in doubt, consult with customer and/or Transport Manager.
  • Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and contact Transport Manager for assistance if required.
  • Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.
  • Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits.
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
  • Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum.
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure.
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Transport Manager.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role.
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the operations Manager.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Standards of Performance and Health and Safety Policy.

Physical Demands

  • Loading and unloading of goods from vehicles.
  • Preparing the vehicle/trailer prior to delivery.
  • Setup and Takedown of the vehicle/trailer at an event.
  • Coupling and uncoupling of trailers.

Education and Experience

Basic numeracy & literacy. Must have at least two years HGV driving experience, hold a clean driving licence and a current drivers qualification card.

This job description is subject to change as the demands of the business and the role develop.

The role requires flexibility and adaptability. All Showplace employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

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