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Class 1 Driver (Days) in Ely at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

Class 1 Driver (Days)

Location: Ely- CB6 2QE

Salary: £11.50ph per annum based on a 50 hour week

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday

About the Company:

Bibby Distribution Ltd has been operating under the Bibby Line Group umbrella since 1985 servicing household names from our 70 locations across the UK.

Our vehicle fleet includes 370 artics, 230 rigids and 1500 trailers operating from several million square feet of warehousing which provide employment for around 2,000 people.  A planned policy of growth and development seeks to see this figure increase continually, through organic growth and selective acquisition.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to the health, safety, welfare, training and development of all our colleagues along with our excellent benefits package that is offered to all employees.

Due to expansion, Bibby Distribution currently has excellent opportunities at our Ely Depot for an experienced Class 1 (C&E) qualified driver.

You should be able to fully demonstrate a high level of driving competence and have a flexible approach to your work. Undertaking the delivery / collection of product on behalf of Bibby Distribution Limited and its customers.

Class 1 Driver Responsibilities:


  • General driving duties, observing current legal and best practice delivering and collection to/from our customer’s premises or other BDL locations.
  • Wearing correct company uniform & PPE (clean & in good repair).
  • Maintaining a professional standard when representing BDL whilst delivering, driving or collecting products
  • Carry out pre-use checks prior to using any equipment / vehicle / trailer, complying with appropriate documentation &procedures.
  • Reporting of any vehicle defects / damage or H&S issues to BDL management.
  • Ensuring that vehicle loads are safe and damage free, secured with the appropriate restraints as per company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
  • Check/ complete /retain and hand over all load documentation/POD’s and delivery paperwork.
  • Ensure that the returned goods process is followed at all times.
  • Provide relevant feedback to management on information gathered whilst completing your duties
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness using all equipment safely as specified in operating procedures and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Comply with all EU drivers’ hours/tachograph / WTD regulations. (Including GB Domestic where appropriate).
  • Adhere to all H&S rules. Comply with other sites rules and maintain high standards of compliance, hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Operate in accordance with BDL’s policies and procedures.
  • Nights out may be required in line with operational requirements.
  • Comply with any other reasonable requests from Management.

Class 1 Driver Requirements:


  • Current and valid LGV Licence.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • An understanding of the law relating to drivers hours regulations and Tachograph law is essential; as is the ability to work with minimum supervision, DCPC hours essential.
  • Good communication & organisational skills.
  • Please note, offers to all new starters of the company will be subject to pre-employment medical checks (inc. Drug & Alcohol Tests) and a Pre-employment driving assessment.

Class 1 Driver Benefits:


  • Full Uniform;
  • Tax-free Allowances;
  • 20 days paid holiday entitlement plus bank holidays;( may be required to work some bank holidays)
  • Free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children;
  • Extensive discount and savings scheme on thousands of high street stores and travel providers;
  • Drivers Medicals reimbursed;
  • Online access to your payslips, holiday bookings and other personal information;
  • Virtual GP surgery and private prescription service;
  • Online health assessment;
  • Physiotherapy Triage;
  • Cash rewards for long service, dedication to values and nominate a colleague scheme;
  • Discount on mobile phone contracts with O2;
  • Payroll giving and match funding on charity fundraising for all employees.

If you meet the Class 1 Driver requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!