Class 1 Driver - Avonmouth

Avonmouth, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req35239 05/01/2017
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Primary purpose of role

Responsibility for efficient transportation and delivery of products to customers using a commercial motor vehicle meeting company, customer and legislative requirements.

Key Accountabilities

Manual Handling

Working in a team environment

Working in a safe manner - to follow company policy and procedures for Health and Safety, security and accident prevention at all times.

Processing paperwork

Operating IT-systems as required

Working within a physically demanding environment

Operating Mechanical Handling Equipment (where trained)

Transportation and delivery of products

Complying with local legislative requirements & company/customer policies and procedures

Representing DHL in a professional manner to customers



Valid Driver's licence for class of vehicle to be driven

Valid Hazardous Goods licence (where appropriate to role)

Valid Medical (where appropriate)

Driver CPC



At least 2 years experience driving heavy goods vehicles.

Knowledge of geographical area

Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules

Ability to read, understand and follow directions/instructions

Ability to count accurately and to perform simple mathematical calculations

Have appropriate hand, eye and foot co-ordination to effectively use mechanical handling equipment

Ability to move product which may require bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching and/or lifting, in line with Health & Safety regulations

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain UK

  • Travel Required

    More than 75%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement


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