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HGV Class 2 Driver
Hours: 45 (across Monday-Friday only)
Location: Wakefield

Package: Basic salary up to £27,994 plus bonus & flexible benefits package including up to 27 days holiday (Plus additional annual leave purchasing scheme)
Sector: Packaging distribution

The Company

We, the UK's largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to join our logistics team based in Wakefield.
We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace'. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. As a leading distributor, logistics is at the very heart of what we do best. Welcoming dedicated new people into our business who have a passion for delivering excellence is key to our continued success.

HGV Class 2 Driver - Key Duties
  • Multiple customer deliveries in the local region (average of 1-15 drops daily)
  • Drive Company HGV vehicles and operate Company equipment in a safe and professional manner in accordance with Company policies, procedures & legislation
  • Load your vehicle daily on return and secure load for safety (using forklifts, reach/counterbalance)
  • Provide a professional HGV driving service, to meet & exceed customer expectations
  • Comply with the vehicle security and standing procedure at all times
  • Carry out HGV vehicle and auxiliary equipment checks (reporting defects) prior to the operation of any vehicle
  • Report any delivery issues or exceptions in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the Health and Safety of themselves and others, adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act, including accident, incident, and damage reporting
Our Benefits
We provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits package can include: -
  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidays
  • Additional Holiday purchasing scheme (run annually)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual (company paid) volunteering day
  • Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues
  • Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)
  • Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles
  • Enhanced HR policies relating to various employee rights & entitlements
  • Long service awards (5-40 years)
  • Charitable giving options
  • Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)
  • O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)
  • Candidate referral scheme (awards £750 for referring successful applicants to Macfarlane job vacancies)
  • O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)
  • Candidate referral scheme (awards £750 for referring successful applicants to Macfarlane job vacancies)  
Your future with us
Here at Macfarlane Group, you truly have the potential to shape your own future and set your own ambitions. We are a large group company where internal promotion and mobility is a key feature of our success. Through tailored career plans, we provide a wide range of structure training & development pathways, utilizing both inhouse expertise to share knowledge and the best-in-class external training partners. There is potential access to management & leadership development, and we work closely with recognized, accredited bodies including the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM); So there really are no limits to where your journey within Macfarlane Group may take you.
Next Steps
This is an urgent appointment. To make an application please simply click ‘apply' ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. If you haven’t heard from us within 2 weeks, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds irrespective of your age, gender, disability, race, nationality, ethnicity, gender identity, religion or sexual orientation. Should you require any specific support or adjustments during the recruitment process, please email our recruitment team directly. 


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