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HGV Class 1 Pool Driver Full Time

at F Smales and Son (Fish Merchants) Limited Kingston upon Hull in Kingston upon Hull (Published at 10-06-2021)

Class 1 Pool Driver ? Permanent position ? £11 per hour, 48 hour paid week.

Smales are a national supplier of Frozen Fish, Seafood and catering products to the Fish & Chip sector, and fast food wholesalers, with heritage dating back to the 1937, and are a business built on providing our customers with a friendly, reliable and efficient delivery service. Our drivers engage with our customer?s day in, day out, and they provide a great customer focus and a professional face for our business.

We require a Class 1 driver to join the team at our Head Office in Hull, in a newly created role that will take on a varied range of driving jobs so flexibility is a key requirement. Reporting directly to the Transport Manager your duties will include: -

. Occasionally covering our trunker drivers to take products from Hull to one of our regional UK depots, which will require an early morning start (circa 2am)

. Moving vehicles between sites or shunting vehicles at our Hull cold store

· Delivering products in a clean & tidy manner directly to Smales? customers on an assigned route, providing a high standard of customer service.

· Completing a daily vehicle and auxiliary equipment check before the vehicle leaves site and reporting any defects using the agreed vehicle defect procedure.

· Ensure all relevant documentation including delivery notes, proof of delivery, and return notes are completed accurately with required information, and returned to site on a daily basis.

· When delivering to customers, between 12 ? 25 deliveries daily so you will need to be physically active as the job can involve lifting products.

We require a full, clean Class 1 driving licence (or no more than 6 points), valid CPC card and experience of multi drop deliveries is preferred but full training will be given and a counterbalance forklift qualification would be desirable but not essential. We provide a minimum of 30 days holiday rising to 33 days with service, pension and being paid on a weekly basis. We also offer the chance of training for career progression within the business. This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable employer who offers long term employment and be part of a successful family run Company.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Driving a Goods Vehicle: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driver CPC (preferred)
  • Class 1 licence (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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