Class 1 Driver – Redditch / Coalville / Corby / Golborne

Bardon, Corby, Redditch
Posted 1 year ago

Class 1 Drivers

Location:  Redditch – Worcestershire / Coalville – Leicestershire / Corby – Northamptonshire / Golborne

Full Time: Up to 48 hours per week (Over a 17-week reference period)

Salary: £40k per annum, Annual Bonus, Car Scheme, Pension & Death in Service Cover + much more!


Are you looking for a new opportunity and challenge?  Do you want to work for a forward thinking and growing Organisation?

Drive your career with Oakland International Class 1 Driver roles available throughout the UK!

Oakland International are a multi-temperature supply chain logistics specialist and an ethical family business.

We are looking for a hands-on individuals to work as Class 1 Drivers. Someone who enjoys a challenge, is able to use their own initiative, working proactively on their own and as part of a bigger team to deliver and collect Oakland Distribution temperature controlled goods to RDC’s and end users, which may include multi drop deliveries and collections.  Some overnight stays may be required. We want to hear from you!

The successful candidates will be based at our site in Coalville Leicestershire. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking for a new opportunity working within the food industry and wanting to develop their career.

The successful candidates will work shifts across 7 days.  Flexibility to work and cover the operation is essential.

Class 1 Drivers Responsibilities:

  • Daily vehicle checks
  • Reporting of vehicle defects
  • Ensure vehicles are fit for purpose, always kept clean
  • Monitor temperature controls in line with required delivery specification
  • Carrying out customer deliveries and collections on time and in full
  • Maintaining compliance in line with the EU Tachograph regulations and working time directive
  • Adherence to Health and Safety policies within Oakland and other sites visited
  • Liaising with the Transport Office as required, to escalate any issues in a timely manner
  • Work patterns requiring nights out are available

Class 1 Drivers Requirements:

  • Support the Distribution team as required.
  • Build working relationships with colleagues and Customers both within the department and throughout the company.
  • Awareness and promotion of Health and Safety regulations within your department.

In return we offer:

  • Onsite parking
  • 29 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (after 3 months service)
  • Training in Level 2 Food Handling Safety prior to starting employment.
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Opportunity for an annual bonus
  • Opportunity to be part of the company car scheme






Job Features

Job CategoryDriving
Weekly working hours:48
Responsible for:n/a
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