HGMS offers managed service solutions supplying both HGV and van drivers to a national chain of builders merchants across the UK. Our client maintains many branches across Walsall, and we are now recruiting qualified Class 2 HGV drivers from this area for this particular contract. We seek to recruit HGV drivers who are customer focused and can deliver building supplies according to client’s specification in the West Midlands region. You should understand that as an HGMS driver, on top of driving and delivering supplies all over Walsall area, you also accountable for maintaining our client’s expectations when making deliveries.
HGMS is a privately owned company that recruits specialist drivers for our sole partner. Our client; Saint-Gobain Building Distribution, known for owning several brands such as Graham, Jewson, Gibbs & Dandy, Tile Group, Fraser and Ideal Bathrooms. Our primary focus is on client and driver satisfaction. We have one of the best driver benefits package which we have designed after careful research of the haulage industry. In return for this package we expect to work with professional drivers who are not only experienced but also highly motivated and can represent a national brand in the Walsall area.
We have made applying for HGV Jobs in Walsall simple. To apply for a role in Driving job with HGMS click the apply now button where you will be directed to fill in basic contact information. One of our team members will then contact you and arrange for a phone-based interview. The phone interview will last for about 20 minutes, and within this time you can ask for clarifications regarding the roles and duties. Our team will then evaluate your qualifications and job experience and arrange for a face-to-face interview at the most convenient branch in Walsall. In this interview, a member of HGMS will take you through the roles, expectations, and benefits of this post.
HGMS is always recruiting HGV drivers who have the necessary experience throughout Walsall. Our clients form part of one of the UK’s largest groups of building suppliers which give you the option of consistent work for both experienced and hardworking drivers in Walsall area.
What Is The Expected Working Radius In Walsall?
HGMS assigns a Walsall home branch which determines your working radius. Our expectations are that the driver can travel up to 30 miles from the home branch allocated to them by HGMS. Our company has a lot of branches in and around Walsall, and this assures you of guaranteed regular and continuous work.
HGV Working Hours
On a typical week, you are expected to work from 7 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday and on every other Saturday from 8 am to 12 pm but this vary with the level of work available on Saturdays. In some instances, some branches may work outside these hours although it rarely occurs and this is discussed during the face to face interview.
What Does The Work Involve?
Our client is a national building distribution company and builders merchant that has over 1000 branches across the UK. Currently, we are recruiting both HGV and Van drivers throughout Walsall. The task involves multi drop work which ranges from 8-12 drops every day, of plumbing and building materials for both commercial and residential needs. Most of the time, you will be using a lorry loader, but at times manual handling is also possible. On top of these duties, you can also occasionally handle some 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.
The team at HGMS from planner to directors have an extensive knowledge of the recruitment process and haulage industry to offer the best service for our staff and client.
Our aim is to work with HGV drivers who are highly skilled in multiple locations across the United Kingdom. We believe that our customers deserve a personal service and that is why we meet with every applicant at the nearest branch. This process ensures that we show commitment to our drivers and also keeps the service levels high. Our main differences with other driver recruitment agencies across Walsall is the personal service that ensures that our drivers have regular work and our pay rates are among the best in the industry. Working for HGMS gives you a chance to drive for Saint-Gobain Building Distribution, a leading building distribution company, which owns several reputable brands. This group of companies is large which guarantees you regular work across its multiple brands.
Our expertise and knowledge have enabled us to craft a competitive pay rate for our HGV drivers in Walsall. On top of our great pay rates, you get travel allowances, and sociable working hours from Monday to Friday and sometimes on Saturday mornings.
Working with HGMS offers you a unique chance to drive for Saint-Gobain which is known for its reputable brands within the building industry. As a HGV driver in Walsall, your tasks involves delivering orders to residential and commercial clients throughout the West Midlands. We are looking for drivers who are not only hardworking but also flexible to offer customer focused services in the Walsall region.