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Working Solutions Recruitment Specialists
Ludlow Office: 01584 877677

HGV Drivers (Class 1)  

Job purpose

Responsible for ensuring goods are delivered in a first-class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a positive impression of you and our business

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with statutory obligations regarding working time legislation and operator licensing
  • Assist with loading of vehicles to ensure they are safely loaded and secure for transit
  • Ensure the products we supply, conform to our contractual, legal, and internal quality requirements
  • Confirm goods with Customers and ensure a signature is obtained
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Communicating effectively and accurately with suppliers, clients, and colleagues
  • On delivery effectively assist customer with any queries and contact Transport Office for assistance if required
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab
  • Document and log work/rest periods and distance spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and report any damage or defects immediately
  • Responsible for attending CPC training to carry out the driver role
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Transport Manager
  •  Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Standards of Performance and Health and Safety Policy


This is not an exhaustive list and you will be asked to do other tasks which are not listed here.

Job Specifications

  • High levels of Health and Safety standards
  • Relevant Drivers licence
  • Current CPC
  • Numerate and literate
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co-Workers
  • Diligent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility
  • Due to Insurance purposes Drivers must be 25 and over


This is a fantastic role for the right person, if that sounds like you then please send your CV to andrew@workingsolutions.co.uk or call on 01584 877677. Working Solutions are acting as an agency on this position and only those candidates able to work in the UK need apply.