Owner Truck Drivers

We are currently looking for experienced Owner Truck Drivers for a number of our plants in Leinster.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Ensure that on arrival, the delivery is safe to make and respect the customer’s property; if in doubt consult with customer and/or local Manager or Transport Manager.
  • Complete a check of delivery with customer and obtain a signature.
  • Maintain a schedule of all deliveries and collections.
  • Operate trucks in a safe and effective manner in order to minimise the risk of injury and/or property damage.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner according to all relevant legislations, policies and procedures.
  • Perform daily safety checks and maintenance checks.
  • Drive within the Tachograph Law and Driver Hour Limits.
  • Clean trucks as scheduled and / or required. Maintain the cleanliness of the cab.
  • Report any incidents or accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role.
  • Provide support in the yard as required by Location Manager.
  • Ensure trucks and equipment is safely and securely stored.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, to include Health & Safety Policy and Driving for Work Policy.
  • Demonstrate a lead by example approach to all aspects of Health & Safety, be fully compliant with Company Health & Safety: policies, procedures, systems and rules,  report all hazards and incidents and ensure that you work safely at all times.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ HGV driving experience.
  • Clean relevant Drivers Licence.
  • Up to date CPC Driver qualification.
  • Valid Digital Tachograph Card.
  • Valid Haulage Operators Licence.
  • Current CVRT Cert.
  • Valid Insurance.
  • Valid Safe Pass.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work on own initiative without supervision.
  • Strong understanding of health & safety practices regarding vehicle movements around site.
  • Excellent decision / problem solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with the public / clients in a positive, courteous and respectful manner.
  • Ability to work in a high-paced, deadline orientated environment.

Character & Personal Qualities

  • Honest and Trustworthy.
  • Reliable.
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude.
  • Positive attitude and a flexible approach.
  • Highly organised & self-motivated.
  • Excellent time-keeper.

All applications to recruitment@kilsaran.ie

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