Our HGV Drivers represent Port Express out on the roads. As well as the specific skills needed for the role, our Drivers need to take full ownership and accountability to get the job done and to do so in the most efficient and considerate way possible.
What will I do as an HGV driver?
You should ensure that all deliveries are achieved in a timely and safe manner, with an awareness of individual responsibility and health and safety always. We will expect you to comply with the laws and rules relating to driving an HGV vehicle, as well as continuously striving to deliver outstanding service for our customers.
What do I need for an HGV driving role?
You will need a clean LGV C+E driving licence, previous driving experience.
Will I suit this role?
Traits that we look for include flexibility, a positive attitude, being a team player and a great work ethic. You will not only be representing Port Express on the roads but also when you meet our customers across the UK, so you should be, approachable and professional.
Where will I be based?
We have four operation depot locations across the country in Felixstowe, Southampton, Birmingham, Doncaster, Northampton and London Gateway.
What shift patterns are available?
We offer a breadth of full-time and part-time roles with varying hours, so we advise looking at individual job descriptions to find out more.
How far can my career go as an HGV Driver?
There’s no limit to how far you can go with Port Express – we’ll provide you with all the training and development you’ll need for the role. Some HGV Drivers progress into senior and managerial roles, if this is the direction you would like to go in.
What benefits can I enjoy in this role?
At Port Express we value our drivers. You are not just an employee but key part of our business. We offer
- an excellent salary package
- loyalty bonuses for long service
- death in service life cover
- four weeks enhanced holiday pay, plus Bank Holidays paid
- company contributory pension scheme
- many other benefits.
We recognise that drivers are incredibly busy and are not able to communicate when on the road, and you may be reading this out of office hours.
So, if you are interested in discussing career opportunities with Port Express and would like to set up a call back, just drop us a quick line here and let us know when is best to call.