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7.5t Drivers

Reference Number: 10183

  • Job LocationLocation: Darlington
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: 10.91 / Hour
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Ongoing
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: All Days Of The Week
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Job Description

We are seeking qualified 7.5t Drivers to work in the Darlington area for one of the world’s largest logistics specialist, offering high standards of service, exciting opportunities, growth and development all in arms reach.

You will be joining an ever-evolving business with fantastic visions of growth. This company is a forward-thinking organisation and are offering ongoing position(s) to join an existing team of dedicated drivers to provide a first-class service within the distribution/logistics industry.

You will be enthusiastic, energetic, motivated and physically fit with excellent time keeping skills and enjoy working as part of a team. You will be a key staff member within this business function.

Diverse Employment are working on behalf of the advertised position so should you wish to apply, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • Monday to Sunday, 0600 / 1000 starts until finish
  • Guaranteed 4 days work minimum – 8 to 12 hour shifts


The following are a list of responsibilities for this role:

  • You will be paired up with the Drivers mate working as a 2-man team
  • Delivering various household products from small to large items (up to 25kg)
  • You will be carrying out multi-drop deliveries to residential properties, loading and unloading deliveries
  • On arrival at the customers premise, off load and place the delivery into the allocated area in a safe manner (this role is physically demanding)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal as you will be representing our client and their service
  • Completing relevant paperwork and speaking with customers over the phone regarding ETAs as well as face to face
  • Following driving routers and time schedules
  • Check that all the items are accounted for against delivery sheets
  • Obtain delivery signatures from customers
  • Represent the company in a professional manner
  • Comply with all H&S policies and procedures
  • Complete vehicle checks, updating the check sheets with any defects etc


  • 7.5T Licence
  • DIGI card
  • Driver CPC


  • Proven record of previous driving & delivery experience
  • No more than 6 points on licence (insurance purposes)
  • Experience of handballing / manual handling

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Have effective communication skills
  • Helpful and courteous manner with a responsible attitude
  • As you are customer facing you do need to be presentable (dark trousers and polo where possible)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • You must be a team player
  • Work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Confident, professional manner

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Potential permanent position within the company
  • Car parking onsite

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