HGV Class 2 Driver Loader (Newly qualified drivers welcome)

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Mitcham, South Londoon
Hours per week
45+ plus overtime as and when required
£37,757.60 per anum plus benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an qualified HGV Driver? Would you like to work for a company who is working for a greener UK?

Suez is a major player in the waste and recycling industry and is seeking qualified HGV Driver/Loaders to join our busy team in Mitcham, South London.

HGV Driver/Loaders play an important role in keeping our customers environment clean and safe, and play a crucial part in the success of Suez Recycling and Recovery Ltd.

If you are tired of being away from home and ready to work for a business that provides a good work life balance, this opportunity could be for you.

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

Salary - £31,757.60 ***plus Suez benefits, overtime is payable after 45 hours completed work at time and a half.

A £25 per day bonus is paid for completing routes single manned.

Saturdays mornings are paid at time and half , afternoons and evenings are paid at double time, and Sundays are paid at treble time.

Bank Holidays are paid at double time as well as a day in lieu.

Uniform and PPE provided.

Location:  Mitcham

Hours - Full time, 45plus hours per week- Monday to Friday, starting time from 4am , finishing times can vary depending on the needs of the business.

Duties will include:

  • Driving, operating, and loading our Class 2 vehicles.
  • Providing waste and recycling collection services to
  • Ensuring compliance with Suez Health & Safety regulations.
  • Delivering a high standard of service
  • Accurately record work completed and report any collections issues that may arise.
  • The work will mainly be on a Refuse Collection Vehicle or roll-on/roll-off containers.

The experience you will need:

  • You 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.
  • Experience of working in the waste industry is desirable though not essential, we offer in-house training and on the job training to increase your skills and knowledge.
  • Experience of working with refuse collection vehicle and roll-on/roll-off is desirable but not essential as training will be given where necessary.

Essential Requirements:

  • Category C / Class 2 licence as a minimum.
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card
  • Digital Tachograph card is desirable but not essential
  • Good knowledge of tachograph laws
  • Flexibility and good work ethic
  • Ability to use IT such as a handheld computer
  • Willingness to work overtime on occasions to ensure we meet our service obligations
  • Must be willing to do driving and loading

About us:

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

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

No agencies please



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