Imperial Recruitment

HGV Class 2 Driver

Job Title: Class 2 HGV Driver
Salary: £12.75 first 8 hours , £15.94 after 8 hours

Purpose of Role

Our client based in Stockton is looking to recruit an experienced Class 2 Driver to drive pallets in the company vehicles from business to business and returning to site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure with Transport Manager and Loader that the load is correct against the customers’ orders.
  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’s property; if in doubt, consult with customer and/or Transport Manager.
  • Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and contact Transport Manager for assistance if required.
  • Carry out multi-drop deliveries in a timely and safe manner.
  • Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.
  • Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits.
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
  • Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum.
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure.
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Transport Manager.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role.
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Transport Manager.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Standards of Performance and Health and Safety Policy.


  • Class 2 Driving Licence
  • Must hold a Drivers CPC Licence
  • You must have good problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing, is essential
  • You will also have an excellent phone manner
  • You must always look presentable as the role is customer facing
  • Fluent English is required

For a confidential chat about this opportunity please contact Nick Walker at Imperial Recruitment Group.

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