Class 1 Driver – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Featherstone
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: West Yorkshire


Class 1 Driver – Days 

Location: Featherstone (DS Smith)

Salary: Competitive

Who are we?

Bibby Distribution Ltd has been operating under the Bibby Line Group umbrella since 1985 servicing household names from our 70 locations across the UK.

Our vehicle fleet includes 370 artics, 230 rigids and 1500 trailers operating from several million square feet of warehousing which provide employment for around 2,000 people.  A planned policy of growth and development seeks to see this figure increase continually, through organic growth and selective acquisition.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to the health, safety, welfare, training and development of all our colleagues along with our excellent benefits package that is offered to all employees.

What is the role?

Excellent opportunities exist within Bibby Distribution Limited for Class 1 Drivers to become part of our operation, based at our depot in Featherstone. Based on a 50 hour week, working Monday – Friday. You’ll be committed to delivering a first class service to our customers, DS Smith.

A day in the life as a Class 1 Driver for Bibby Distribution might look like:

General driving duties, observing current legal and best practice delivering and collection to/from our customer’s premises or other BDL locations.
Wearing correct company uniform & PPE (clean & in good repair).
Maintaining a professional standard when representing BDL whilst delivering, driving or collecting products.
Carry out pre-use checks prior to using any equipment / vehicle / trailer, complying with appropriate documentation &procedures.
Reporting of any vehicle defects / damage or H&S issues to BDL management.
Ensuring that vehicle loads are safe and damage free, secured with the appropriate restraints as per company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
Check/ complete /retain and hand over all load documentation/POD’s and delivery paperwork.
Ensure that the returned goods process is followed at all times.
Provide relevant feedback to management on information gathered whilst completing your duties.
Maintain vehicle cleanliness using all equipment safely as specified in operating procedures and Safe Systems of Work.
Comply with all EU drivers’ hours/tachograph / WTD regulations. (including GB Domestic where appropriate).
Adhere to all H&S rules. Comply with other sites rules and maintain high standards of compliance, hygiene and housekeeping.
Operate in accordance with BDL’s policies and procedures.
Nights out may be required in line with operational requirements.
Comply with any other reasonable requests from Management.
What will make you a great fit for this role?

Category C+E driving licence
Minimum 12 months class 1 driving experience on UK roads
No more than 6 penalty points
No driving convictions
An understanding of the law relating to drivers hours regulations and tachograph
Bonus points:

Clean driving licence
Up to date drivers CPC
Great communication and organisational skills
Let’s talk perks…

Job share available on most roles to suit successful candidate
Overtime available after basic hours (dependant on contract)
Discounts on days out, tickets, gym memberships, retailers, restaurants and more!
Some of this month’s picks – 30% off Adidas, 10% off Apple, 4% off Tesco!
Free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children; 24/7 counselling & support, 24/7 GP helpline, dental, health screening & more
Free eye care vouchers for VDU users; (free eye test & discount on glasses)
Discount on mobile phone contracts with EE;
Free CPC training
Opportunity to win awards for good telematics scores
Expanding portfolio of training opportunities
28 days holiday including BH (okay okay okay ,we know this is an entitlement we just wanted to remind you!)
Much more!
Ready to set the wheels in motion?

What are you waiting for! Send your CV and a covering letter to the email address below. Successful applicants will be invited to a face to face interview, as well as seeing our operation in person.

We can’t wait to meet you!


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Featherstone

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