LGV Driver - Days x28

Coleshill, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req70598 27/11/2018

Location: Coleshill
Customer: Plastic Omnium

 Shift Patterns: Day-time only

Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)

Closing Date for Applications: 11th December 2018

DHL Supply Chain is a world-class company, and we’re looking for world-class people.  People who aren’t afraid to work hard – in fact, people who want to work hard.

To deliver a first class transport service to a key automotive tier 1 supplier.Fully meet all DHL and legislative vocational requirements and play an active role in maintaining the sites excellent H&S record.The role will incorporate driving with LST's (long semi-trailers), variable start times and using Customer bespoke automatic unloading systems.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include;

Adherence to traffic office instructions

• Delivery of a zero exception transport service to support JLR car production at Solihull and Castle Bromwich

Adherence to all current EU driving and WTD regulations

Reporting of real time information.

Proactively work with the Transport Manager to improve microlise driver rating

Maintain a positive attitude to Customers at all times

Follow work instruction accurately and consistently

Right first time every time

Customer specific procedures

Specific functional responsibilities - Transport Department

Awareness of EU driver regulations, driver CPC, Smiths training, WTD and drivers hour’s legislation

To understand the implications of operating within a time sensitive environment

Key Skills and experience in this role will include:

People Management

IT literate

• Negotiation skills

• Ability to balance conflicting priorities

Proven track record of planning and forecasting

• Budget Management and cost controls

• Written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work in a pressurized environment


Influencing skills


• Knowledge of transport regulations



Driver CPC


Smiths training

What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; pension scheme, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain UK

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only