Reference : 579670

Driver

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom
    West Thurrock
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/22/2020

Who are we ?

We have a fantastic opportunity for two customer focused and responsible Drivers (Hiab) to join our Gibbs & Dandy Glass team in West Thurrock, Essex.

Gibbs & Dandy Glass are part of the Saint-Gobain group and a key distributor of stock and light processed glass within the UK. We offer a breadth of services, supplying and processing glass for a broad range of applications.

What impact will I have in this role?

As a Driver with G&D Glass, you will carry out deliveries of glass products, assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles whilst ensuring goods are delivered safely to our local customers.

Your key day-to-day duties will include:

  • Carry out driving and delivery duties in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Loading of your vehicle and other vehicles by overhead crane and/or by hand.
  • Completing daily vehicle checks, reporting any defects that require urgent attention.
  • Helping and assisting customers to maximise customer satisfaction and deliver an excellent customer service.
  • Supporting Operatives with factory duties when not driving.

What kind of person are you looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we’re Agile, we’re Open & Engaging, we care about and know our customers, and we all try to act as entrepreneurs. As part of the Saint-Gobain group, we’re also committed to empowering and developing our own people wherever possible.

For this role in particular, we will be looking for the following key requirements/skills:

  • Minimum Class 2 license (current & clean), ideally two years LGV driving experience.
  • Holder of Crane License (essential) and FLT license (desirable, training provided).
  • Customer focused, with excellent communication and team working skills.
  • Health and safety focused, able to maintain compliance with company and transport policies and procedures.
  • Good geographical knowledge of local delivery areas

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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