We are retained by one of the UK’s leading specialist distributor Builder merchants of who due to continued success in the UK market place are seeking to recruit a Driver – Class 2 with Hiab who will work closely with the Branch Manager to ensure all accounts develop profitability and the St Ives, Cambridgeshire branch runs smoothly.

This is a “hands on” position where you will have the opportunity to progress and develop your career 

1) Overall Purpose of The Job

  • To deliver products to their customers in an efficient, safe and timely managed schedule; to be the friendly and helpful face of the company once at customer’s site

2) Reporting Relationships

  • Reporting to: Branch Manager / Warehouse Manager / Hub Manager / Operations Manager
  • Peer relationships: Drivers, Internal Sales, Warehouse and Yard Operatives, Assistant Branch Manager

3) Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver products to customer sites/premises
  • Unload products and ensure paperwork is completed correctly and accurately by both yourself and customer
  • Perform daily safety checks 
  • Keep transport documents and paperwork updated
  • Maintain good care of your vehicle, by following companies’ regulations
  • Carry out other duties within yard/warehouse to support, as and when needed
  • Work in a manner which ensures the safety of self and colleagues
  • Any other reasonable duties within the individual’s capabilities

4) Job Dimensions / Scope

  • Driving record, both vehicle and forklift where required
  • Responsible for deliveries adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Ensuring customers are satisfied with delivery schedule
  • Loading errors and breakages

5) Knowledge / Education / Experience Required

  • HGV Class 2 ideally with a Hiab License
  • Driving License with no more than 6 points
  • Digital tachograph card
  • 35 hours CPC training
  • Good data accuracy
  • Basic numeracy and IT skills
  • Knowledge of basic health and safety requirements (preferable)
  • Previous Yard/Warehouse experience (preferable)

6) Behaviors

Be Bold in what you do;

  • Act with ambition and determination
  • Offer and invite challenge with respect
  • Take decisions and have courage to do the right thing

Be Flexible & Agile;

  • Face forward proactively and innovatively
  • Think diversely and lead change
  • Seek to understand and then respon

Make a positive difference by;

  • Set direction and create commitment
  • Build honest, open and considerate relationships
  • Develop yourself and others to deliver excellence

7) Relating to People Internally & Externally

  • Suppliers
  • Customers
  • Transport/Warehouse Manager
  • Yard/Warehouse Operatives
  • Branch Staff

8) Competencies / Capabilities

  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Follows necessary health, safety and hygiene related rules and procedures
  • Team player
  • Flexible, adaptable and receptive to new ideas


Reporting to: Branch Manager

Area: St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Salary: £32k, pension, life assurance, 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

Vacancy No: 4622


To apply or to find out more:

Consultant Luke Chaplin 

Tel No 01234 826450 Ext 107

E-mail luke@srsuk.com

Website www.srsuk.com