HGMS takes pride in offering managed and reliable services of recruiting and supplying Van and HGV drivers to a chain of building merchants all over the United Kingdom. Our client has numerous branches across South West London. We are recruiting Class Two HGV drivers in the South West London area under this contract. The HGV drivers should be client-focused, and they will be delivering building materials according to the needs of our customers across the local area. We take a personalized approach in our recruitment process because you will be the image of our client’s brand. We first give you call and then schedule a physical meeting with each applicant for a face-to-face interview.
To apply for HGV driving job in South West London with HGMS, you only need to visit our recruitment page and click the “Apply Now” link and enter the requested details. The details required at this stage are; your name, email address and number. You will then be contacted by our team to arrange the first phone interview, which usually lasts for about twenty minutes. The phone interview helps us have an idea of who you are and offers you a chance to ask extra questions that you may be have at this stage. Throughout this call, our team gets to know about your past working history and experience. A comprehensive interview is then arranged at a local branch near you in South West London. During the interview, you will talk about the potential benefits of working with HGMS as well as the duties that you will be expected to do.
HGMS is based on the service it offers to its drivers and client. All our members of staff have extensive knowledge of the haulage industry and our recruitment process. We work with professional HGV drivers in various locations across the United Kingdom, providing personalized services. We are not like other driver recruiting agency in South West London as we provide customized services that assure our drivers of constant work and better pay rates through a sole contract with a leading builders merchant. Our drivers enjoy additional travel allowances on top of the standard pay, social working hours of weekdays and occasional morning work on Saturday morning. As our driver, you will be offering driving services to Saint-Gobain Distributor, who has over seven brands. The brands are large and have many branches to ensure our drivers have regular work.
What Is The Expected Working Radius In South West London?
You will be working for a local home branch near you in South West London. Your working circle will be determined by this home branch. Our drivers can be expected to work from other t locations in a thirty mile radius from their home branch. We oversee all temporary driving needs for our client to ensure our drivers have regular and continuous work.
HGV Working Hours
Our usual working hours are 7 am-5 pm on weekdays. The drivers are occasionally expected to work from 8 am to 12 pm on Saturdays depending on work availability. Though rare, some of our client’s branches may have working shifts outside the official working hours. If this happens at your home branch, we will discuss with you during the interview.
What Does The Work Involve?
Our client has over 100 branches throughout the country. The work involved is mainly multi-drop work, with a maximum of eight to twelve drops of plumbing and building materials to residential and commercial addresses in South West London. The drops may need a crane and manual handling. Occasionally, you will be needed to undertake yard and warehouse duties.
You will require the following qualifications and certifications in order to apply for one of our HGV driving roles:
- LGV 2 (Cat C) Licence with a minimum of 6 months experience and no more than 6 penalty points
- Full CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) with a valid and up to date DQC (Driver Qualification Card)
- Digital Tachograph card
- Lorry Loader (HIAB) Crane Certificate to include brick grab attachment and ideally remote. If you meet the above 3 requirements but do not have your HIAB certificate then please still get in touch as for suitable candidates we can arrange the appropriate training free of charge for you
You will also be required to demonstrate the following attributes:
- Carry out the multi drop (average 8 drops per day) of building materials with occasional yard and warehouse duties
- Carry out vehicle checks to ensure road worthiness
- Be compliant with Health and Safety, and other related legislation, ensuring the safety of yourself and others at all times.
- Good communication skills with the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
- Enthusiastic and reliable with a commitment to delivering 1st class customer service.
Our client is among the largest building suppliers in the United Kingdom. Consequently, we are always looking for hardworking and experienced candidates across South West London. As a private driving managed service provider, we solely supply HGV drivers to Saint-Gobain Building Distribution who is our client. The merchant owns various brands which include Tile Group, Fraser, Ideal Bathrooms, Minister, Gibbs and Dandy, Jewson and Graham.
We focus on the satisfaction of both the client and the driver. We have taken time to research the industry extensively when we designed our benefits package to ensure we can reward talented drivers through South West London. This consideration helps us provide the best working conditions for HGV drivers across the country. In return, we expect the drivers to be highly motivated and ready to represent and work for our national brand in South West London.
Apply today and get a chance to work with the leading building distribution group in the country. The distributor has built an admirable reputation in the construction industry throughout the country. As our driver in South West London, your roles will simply be distributing orders to our customers across London and its surrounding areas.