HGV Class 1 Bulk Tipper Driver, feeds

Location Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Salary £ £33000 - £39000 per annum + pension, holidays, full-time
Contract Permanent
Industry Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

HGV Class 1 LGV CE Bulk Tipper Driver, animal feed.

We have several vacancies for HGV Class 1 LGV CE bulk tipper drivers to work out of a busy animal feeds mill in Oxfordshire.
The site operates 6 days per week and our client offers day and night shifts.


We are recruiting for several full-time permanent positions on days and nights.
Offered via 13 week temp to perm placements.

Job Title:
HGV Class 1 LGV CE bulk tipper driver, days/nights.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivering agricultural based and feed milling products with bulk tipper trailers
  • Regional deliveries to farms with some inter-depot & mill movements
  • Conduct feed deliveries accurately and efficiently
  • Be comfortable interacting with the public, as this is often a customer-facing role
  • To ensure all bio-security procedures and legislation, and the associated paperwork is completed and maintain high industry standards of safety, health and security
  • Ability to work as a team member and be self-motivated
  • Have a responsible attitude and be able to work in an unsupervised environment
  • Uphold legal compliance for road transport legislation

Required Skills

  • Recent HGV 1 driving experience is essential
  • Have no more than 6 points on your HGV / LGV licence
  • Bulk tipper trailer experience an advantage, but training will be given.
  • Previous experience with the use of blowing equipment, agricultural based deliveries and feed milling operations will be a significant advantage.
  • Younger or newly qualified drivers welcome to apply, if you can demonstrate a safe, sensible, responsible and mature character
  • Experienced night driver for night shifts.

Appropriate training, safe systems of work, safe operating procedures, extensive on-the-job training and mentoring are all provided, if you have no or little experience.

Day Shifts:

  • 4-day, 3 week rota, or work any 4 from 6 days
  • Shift pattern: Mon-Thu/Wed-Sat/(Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat)
  • Start at 05.00 (12 hour days)
  • Average 48 hours per week, additional shifts may be offered.
  • Seasonal variations in hours worked may be implemented at busy/quiet times.
  • Very occasional night out as required.

Night Shifts:

  • 5-night, 2 week rota, 5 from 6 nights.
  • Shift pattern: Sunday-Thursday, Monday-Friday on rotation.
  • Start at 18.00 or 19.00, 8 – 10 hour nights.
  • Average 48 hours per week, additional shifts may be offered.

You will be expected to under go training on day shifts before being transferred to nights.

Salary (PAYE only):

  • Basic days = £13.29 p/h (equivalent annual salary £33,174 p.a.)
  • Sun £26.58 p/h
  • Nights shift premium = 20% uplift on day rate. (£15.95 p/h)
  • Pay is based on 48 hour average week.
  • Paid holiday 24 days per year + stats, annual pay review.

Chipping Norton, OX7

The Client:

Nationally, our client is the agricultural division of a diversified, international food, ingredients and retail group which is also established in 47 countries and operates in the UK with a 200 strong modern mixed fleet and many are ‘bulker’ tipper trailers.

About us:

We are driver recruitment & transport specialists with over 100 years combined experience. We make it our priority to recruit safe, professional, mature and responsible drivers. You can find more information about our business at www.pdrs.co.uk and www.ctrs.co.uk

How to apply

Please apply without delay via this job site, email CV and covering letter to our recruitment team. We will normally respond to applications within 72 hours.
If you have had no response within 7 days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job Posted: June 20, 2019

Job Reference: BBBH217tip_1561030384

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