Class 2 Driver

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Unit 54 Greendale Exeter EX5 1EW
Hours per week
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced HGV Driver, with a current class 2 licence and valid CPC card?

Suez is a major player in the waste and recycling industry and is seeking experienced HGV Drivers to join our busy team at the Household Waste & Recycling Centre in Exeter.

HWRC drivers play an important role in keeping our 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.

About the role

Working Hours : 40 hours on a 4 on 4 off pattern with 2 extra days agreed each month.

Starting times from 6am to 6:30am and finishing at 4:30pm or 5pm.

Overtime is paid at time and half for Saturdays and Sundays double time,as and when available

Duties will include:

  • Driving and operate our Class 2 vehicles.
  • Removal of roll-on/roll-off from household waste recycling sites to disposal points.
  • Ensuring compliance with Suez Health & Safety regulations.
  • Delivering a high standard of service
  • Accurately record work completed and report issues that may arise.

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 roll-on/roll-offs is desirable but not essential as training will be given where necessary.

Essential Requirements:

  • Category C / Class 2 licence as a minimum and previous driving experience
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card
  • Digital Tachograph card
  • Good knowledge of tachograph laws
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Flexibility and good work ethic
  • Willingness to work overtime on occasions to ensure we meet our service obligations

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* 

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.