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Class 1 Personnel is actively looking for a talented HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver to work for our client DHL.

HGV Class 1 shunter drivers that can show a demonstrable experience of moving trailers from doors to park, working with a Fork Lift Driver to get trailers prepared to put on doors ready for loading.

The standard working hours for this HGV Class 1 Shunter position are 04:00 - 13:45.


If that's you then you could be exactly what they're looking for.


The Role:
As the HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver you'll report to the Transport Supervisor

  • Moving trailers from doors to park, working with a fork lift driver to get trailers prepared to put on doors ready for loading.
  • Liaising with the warehouse supervisors to move trailers as requested, putting roller beds up and down
  • Liaising with fleet / transport supervisors to move 18ts on and off of doors / VOR trailers
  • There are set plans in place were training will be given to understand the operation requirements
  • Use of a hand held radio for communication between warehouse


The Candidate:

It’s essential that you possess the following:
- Valid C + e-license
- Valid CPC and Digi card
- Able to provide your last 5 years work history (gaps over 28 need a gap reference)
- Prepared to undergo a UK criminal check

- Good communication skills
- Thorough and pay attention to detail
- Patience and able to remain calm in stressful situations
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Does that sound like you? If so, we'd love to see your CV.

This position could be right for you if you want to work as either a HGV Driver, HGV Shunter driver or as a HGV Class 1 Driver.


The Package:
Basic salary:  £36,899PA
Overtime:  You'll also have the opportunity to earn additional overtime in this role
Additional benefits include:
- On site canteen
- Secure onsite parking
- Use of onsite gym
- Uniform provided including summer and winter clothing
- Regular recognition and inclusion
- Friendly team to work with
- Potential to become a DHL employee in the future – more perks available if becoming DHL employee
- If shunting is not required would be asked to do driving work on occasion but still paid the enhanced shunters rate


The Company:
The business you'll be working for is global leader in the logistics industry. Specializing in international shipping, courier services and transportation.

They're a company that people want to work for because they are ranked 4th best employer to work for in the UK.

The company works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive culture. They welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.


Interested? If you think you're right for this HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver role, then click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.