HGV Driver Ilkeston

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally
£11.86 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Experienced HGV Driver?

You can help create a greener UK

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As an HGV Driver at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

About the role

About the role

This position is a PERMANENT POSITION based in Ilkeston

Hourly rate is £11.86 per hour

Normal hours of work are 45 per week. Starting time will be 4am , Mon-Fri with One hour for lunch each day. They will be expected to work alternative Saturday’s ( 1 in 3 ) for up to 5 hours, at a rate of £17.79 per hour, making a total weekly average of 48 hours per week.

What will I be doing?

Drive and operate vehicles over 7.5 tonnes

Operating the Roll on/off, Front End Loader and Euro Bin Truck,

Assist to load and unload waste from customers

To making sure loads are safely secured

To plan delivery schedules and routes with Line Managers

Provide excellent customer service

Handle customer issues effectively and contact Line Manager for assistance, if required

Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.

Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage

Ensure that all SUEZ Policy & Procedures are being adhered to at all times

Liaise with operational staff regarding vehicle related issues on a daily basis

To assist in basic maintenance, like oil, tyre and brake checks before and after journeys

What are the requirements?

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a passion for professional driving coupled with good communication skills and a willingness to be part of a successful hardworking team delivering a high level of customer service.

An LGV Class 2 license is essential

Experience of working in the waste industry is desirable, though not essential.


Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

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