HGV (CE) Driver

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Join our dynamic team at Migdale Transport Ltd, where we specialise in the transportation of live fish from farm to far and to wellboats across the UK and Europe.

As a driver with us, you'll be an integral part of ensuring the safe and efficient transfer of live fish for all our customers, while also contributing to truck yard and vehicle maintenance during the quieter season.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive company HGV’s and specialised trailers, transporting live fish between fish farms and to wellboats.
  • Perform truck yard maintenance and vehicle maintenance tasks.
  • Communicate effectively with logistics team, fellow drivers, and customers.
  • Report any faults or health and safety concerns promptly.
  • Work collaboratively within a team and independently when required.
  • Occasionally drive abroad to facilitate the movement of live fish.
  • Monitor live fish during transfer and report any concerns.
  • Maintain a log of all necessary details for paperwork before, during and after transfers.
  • Assist with truck cleaning if needed.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and adapt to last-minute changes in work plans.
Requirements

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Hold a current HGV Class 1 licence (CE).
  • CPC holder and Digi card holder.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience with Class 1 driving.
  •  Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong time management and punctuality.
  • Clean driving record.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Experience with truck maintenance.

The driver we are looking for:

  •  Hardworking and adaptable.
  • Proactive approach to work.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently.
  • Strive for continuous improvement.

Working Hours/Schedule:

  • Mixed schedule depending on assigned routes, mostly day shifts.
  • Occasional late evening or overnight shifts.
  • Regular weekend work, especially during busy seasons (Oct – Feb).

Benefits:

  • Overnight payment and long-haul payments.
  • Biannual bonus payments based on company profits.
  • Varied job assignments week to week.
  • Allocation of your own unit with opportunities for upgrades based on tenure.
  • On-the-job training.
  • Salary sacrifice scheme, pension scheme, and cycle to work scheme.
  • 28 days of annual leave per annum.

Location:

  • Based on the road and at our truck yard in Migdale near Bonar Bridge.

Closing date: 24/05/2024

If you're ready to take on this exciting opportunity, please email hr@migdale.group and request an application package.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Migdale Transport Ltd values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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