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HGV Class 1 Lead Night Driver

Date: 27-Nov-2021

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Are you an HGV Driver with C+E entitlement? Are you wanting to now develop your driving career into something with a bit more responsibility? Would you like the security of full-time, permanent hours each week? Perhaps you’re looking to further your career with one of the most forward-thinking and fast-growing logistics providers out there? If you answered yes, read on!


We’re currently looking for Class 1 Lead Drivers to join our team in Birmingham, working on a great new contract with a leading UK Retailer. You’ll be working an average of 42 hours per week on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, so your working days may change each week and could include weekend working. You will also be starting early AM and must be prepared to work through the night.


Pay, benefits and more:


In return for your hard work, we are offering an hourly rate of £14.75 Monday to Friday, increasing at weekends. We offer 20 days holiday, access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and ongoing CPC training and study through the XPO University.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • You will be managing the team of drivers on a day to day basis and liaising with our customers on-site
  • You will do one short delivery run giving you time to also manage your team
  • You will be involved in infringement management and selection and training of your driver team
  • The operation is a 364 day a year role with only Christmas day closed so flexibility is needed for this role


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Full UK driving licence (with C&E entitlement)
  • No more than six points on your licence (as well as no DD, DR or IN endorsements)
  • In date and current CPC
  • Ideally, previous supervisory experience or the character needed to manage a team of drivers


Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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