HGV Class 2 Driver

We are currently looking to recruit new members to our dispatch team. The successful applicant will be required to perform duties such as loading and unloading vehicles, and making deliver of flooring products. Flexible working hours required with the possibility of overnight stays.

Job Description

 

As the face of our company your role means you are key to maintaining our customer’s confidence and trust. You must ensure customers receive their orders in excellent condition, on time and with excellent service. Every day you will be speaking with customers and helping to get our products into their stores. To many customers, you’ll be the member of the Flanagan’s team they see most often, critical to delivering our goal of a truly personal service. Our drivers go above and beyond to help meet customers’ needs and are always providing the company with feedback on how we could be better.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Assist in loading and unloading good onto/off vehicles with excellent attention to detail and ultimate responsibility for the correct loads being unloaded.

  • Conduct delivery of flooring products to customers across Northern Ireland and Ireland and make receipt of these deliveries within company procedures.

  • Provide the business on feedback on our customers needs and how we can do things better for them.

  • Bring back authorised returns, checking their condition before uplift, and being responsible for their condition when received back into depot.

  • Carry out daily safety checks of the vehicle before each shift.

  • Ensuring compliance with driving regulations.

  • Must be punctual and stringent about timings and make no delays in deliveries.

  • Ensure correct delivery/uplift according to dockets issued.

  • Must be prepared to work in any traffic, weather and timing according to the business’ needs.

  • Must be safety conscious and report all safety issues immediately.

  • Must report any vehicle issues in a timely and professional manner.

  • Must be available by phone for our office staff at all times/ return missed calls in a timely manner.

  • Must behave appropriately to other vehicles/drivers while on the road in our vehicles and uniform.

Essential Criteria
 

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Naturally upbeat and positive personality

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Ability to think quickly when responding to customer’s needs

  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask

  • Multi drop – 1 Year

  • Manual Handling – 1 Year

  • Customer Service – 1 Year

  • Driving – 1 Year

MORE ABOUT US

With over 40 years of continuous growth, K J Flanagan is a major supplier of flooring products within Northern Ireland, Ireland & Scotland. Delivering to the flooring retail and commercial trade we pride ourselves in being a market leader, continuously adapting to meet our customer's needs and always providing a world class customer experience. Our current team of over 125 people work across sites in Northern Ireland, Glasgow and Ireland and have a drive to deliver quality customer service. 

COVID:

Like most businesses, Flanagan’s have adapted our ways of working and environment to ensure that you, our customers, our colleagues, and families are safe. All COVID priority actions are in place; with the provision of face masks, social distancing, hand sanitisers, screens, and reduced crowding where appropriate. As guidelines change, we will remain flexible and adaptable and continue to update our ways of working to maintain all COVID protective measures.  

Benefits

  • Hours of work 8.00-5.15pm Monday to Friday 

  • Free carparking 

  • Employee Assistance programme 

  • Staff discount 

  • 28 days paid holidays including Bank Holidays 

  • Company pension Scheme 

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