Class 1 Perm Driver

Zoek Pin Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

£36621 - £45000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Siamo Recruitment are looking for Class 1 drivers with experience transporting Poultry around the UK and Europe. Our client who are based in Stratford upon Avon are market leaders in poultry breeding across Europe. This is role is for a permanent position with Immediate starts so please hurry and apply.

Please Note: Successful candidates will be prepared to do overnight runs, throughout both the UK and EUROPE.

Job Description

Drivers will be expected to deliver poultry across the UK and Europe.

Role will commonly have 1 or 2 nights out per week. However, at times drivers will be expected to do 3 to 4 nights out (and on rare occasions longer).

Some of the longer journeys will be on a double crew basis.

Basic working week is (Mon to Fri).

Will have a flexible approach to start times which will be throughout the 24hr clock.

Weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required for which additional payments are made.

Must be physically fit as the job will require some “handball” of boxes weighing around 5kg as well as pushing of much heavier wheeled roll trolleys carrying up to 36 of our boxes.

Checking necessary paperwork.

Attention to detail and good numeracy skills.

Making sure load is secure before setting off.

General Vehicle checks before and after each shift and report any faults.

Rates of Pay:

Base Salary – £36,621

Drivers can increase salary up to £45,000 upon doing (Nights Out, Weekends, Double Crew runs).

Driver Requirements

Drivers must have a minimum of 3 years UK experience driving a Class 1 vehicle.

Experience of driving in Europe is Desirable.

Experience of using temperature-controlled Trucks

Drivers must have full driving licence, DCPC & Digital Tachograph Card.

No more than 6 points on the licence, no DD, DR, CD, IN.

Good understanding of English is Essential.


Experience of delivering cargo to airports

Holding a current “Known Consignor” (Air freight Security) certificate

A second (European) language

Experience of transport of live animals

A current transport certificate for transport of “Avian Species”

If you are Interested in this role, please Apply or call our Driving Division on (phone number removed) for more details

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