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HGV Class 1 Driver


Job Req Number:  37882
Time Type: Full Time

To handle and transport cargo in a safe, efficient manner in accordance with the Drivers Handbook, Company Quality Procedures and Statutory requirements, in the most cost-effective way to maximize the profit of the company.
The position is permanent full time position, located at DSV Road - Purfleet



  • Load/transfer cargo onto vehicle, storing, packing and securing in accordance with any specified instructions or customer requirements, and without damage.
  • Ensure cargo is packed/arranged in vehicle safely and securely ensuring no damage is incurred.
  • Unload cargo in a safe manner ensuring no damage, and in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Ensure all required documents/paperwork are completed in accordance with company and statutory requirements.
  • Comply with all legislation/requirements on all cargo types, in particular hazardous cargo.
  • Communicate with office/designated location as necessary particularly on advice of delays, problems, etc.
  • Ensure that checks are carried out on the vehicle to company and statutory requirements, advising the supervisor/ operator of any faults.
  • Operate vehicle in a legal, safe, responsible and considerate manner and ensure driver documents including tachograph are processed in accordance with company and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure legislative compliance in all areas.
  • Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.
  • Trampers preferred – daymen / 4 on 4 off / weekend drivers considered. 



  • A role in a successful, dynamic company
  • Be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues
  • Competitive salary
  • Great future career prospects for advancement
  • A professional working environment
  • Signing on bonus (3 stage)
  • Loyalty bonus
  • Potential earnings of up to £1000 per week (Trampers)
  • Own truck – new to 3 years old
  • CPC / ADR Training provided
  • Excellent driver welfare package

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.



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