Career Openings


HGV Class 2 Driver

About the Company:

We are market leaders in Food Service and Wholesale. North Down Group is the pre-eminent supplier of fresh produce, in bulk, split order, prepared and pre-packed quantities from our HQ in Belfast, with a cash and carry facility plus wholesale and distribution of fresh fruit, vegetables, and fine foods.

About The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced reliable HGV Class 2 Driver. Someone with great communications skills who can liaise with the transport office and the customer as well as giving them exceptional service. You will be responsible for the transportation of goods, much of which is fresh produce.

Role Responsibility:

• Accurate and timely multi drop delivering of refrigerated fresh produce throughout Northern Ireland and into the South following established routes.
• Delivering excellent Customer Service to customers
• Loading and unloading of goods
• Following safe yard procedures
• Following the schedule for the day
• Making sure goods are delivered safely and efficiently
• Following company logging systems
• Performing any other related duties and specific projects as assigned by senior management and to contribute to the overall aims of North Down Group.

Essential:

• A clean valid HGV Class 2 Drivers Licence
• Be fluent in spoken and written English
• Candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong geographical knowledge of Norther n Ireland including a minimum of 1 years’ experience in Class 2 driving and trailer
• A digital tachograph card and a Drivers full CPC card
• This role requires someone with absolute flexibility due to the nature of the product.
• Great verbal communication skills
• Must have a clean licence with at least 1 year experience in this industry
• The ability to demonstrate excellence in customer service

Desirable

• Pallet Truck/Forklift Licence
• Knowledge of health and Safety including COSHH
• Current AccessNI basic disclosure certificate
• Food Hygiene awareness or knowledge

Working Hours

Days of work between Monday to Friday plus alternate Saturdays, times of work between 6:00am to 14:30pm /5:00am to 13:30pm

In return, you will receive:

• £8.50 per hour, all days
• Monthly bonus
• Company pension
• Life assurance
• 30 Days Annual leave

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes
Closing Date : 01/12/2017