HGV Collection/Delivery Driver and Garage Hand

Job: HGV Collection/Delivery Driver and Garage Hand

Contract: Permanent

Based: Sevenoaks

Hours: Alternate weekly shifts of 6.00am – 2.30pm and 12.30pm to 9.00pm, Monday to Friday

Channel Commercials PLC is a leading commercial vehicle dealer providing sales, parts and servicing for DAF Trucks, LDV light commercial vehicles and vans in the South-East. An opportunity has arisen in our Sevenoaks Workshop for a HGV Collection/Delivery Driver and Garage Hand.

The role will support the workshop in collecting and delivering company and customer vehicles, maintaining a clean environment and cleaning vehicles ready for supply to our customers.

Key responsibilities include:-

  • Collecting/delivering company and customer Heavy Goods and commercial vehicles and vans
  • Driving to collect parts
  • Pressure washing including underneath vehicles
  • Preparing vehicles for MOT - washing etc.
  • Maintaining a clean workshop - sweeping, empty bins etc.
  • Cleaning
  • Interpretation of COSHH data sheets for cleaning products/chemicals etc.

Essential Qualities include:-

  • Current driving licence with category C
  • Previous experience of driving HGVs and commercial vehicles
  • Experience of dealing with customers
  • Self-disciplined
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to use own initiative and work alone without supervision
  • Team Player
  • Literacy skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Communication skills (written and face to face)

Desirable Qualities include:-

  • Driving licence with category C+E
  • Previous experience of a Garage Hand role
  • Previous experience of using cleaning chemicals/products

Please note this role requires manual handling and manoeuvring in, around and under Heavy Goods Vehicles.

To apply, please attach a CV below along with a covering letter detailing category of driving licence and your salary expectations.

Ref: JG

Working hours 40 hrs p/w
Location Sevenoaks
Salary £8.70 per hour
Benefits Sick pay, pension scheme and 30 days holiday (including bank holidays).
Closing date 25/05/2018
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