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Shunter/LGV Driver - Days

  • Sevington, UNITED KINGDOM
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Join our team as a Shunter Driver and be the engine that keeps our logistics operations running smoothly. Accelerate your career with us and play a vital role in shaping the future of global supply chains.

Your Role

As a Shunter Driver your primary objective is to facilitate the movement of trailers and containers within logistics yards of facilities. Your role is crucial in ensuring the smooth operation of the supply chain by efficiently positioning trailers for loading and unloading, as well as organising them for onward transportation. Your role is integral to maintaining the smooth operation of logistics processes and supporting the timely delivery of goods to customer.

Your Responsibilities

  • Vehicle checks are carried out in accordance with the manufacture’s handbook or maintenance schedule relevant to the vehicle being checked.
  • Ensuring vehicles, prior to departure, are correctly loaded and that the load is secured. Periodic checks are to be made during the journey.
  • Ensuring the safe movement of large vehicles and trailers around a construction site
  • Adhering to strict health and safety guidelines
  • Completing safety assessments
  • Ensuring handover procedures are correctly implemented when passing goods on to other workers.
  • To ensure the safe and efficient movement of vehicles between parking bays and loading bays.
  • Report any vehicle accidents and mechanical defects.

Your Skills and Experiences

  • Previous experience as a shunter driver or in a similar role within the logistics industry is preferred.
  • Proficient driving skills, especially in manoeuvring large vehicles in tight spaces
  • Strong awareness of safety protocols and regulations
  • Commitment to complying with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements related to shunting operations, vehicle maintenance and documentation.
  • LGV licence
  • Must have the ability to accurately position trailers and navigate in tight spaces, requiring keen attention to detail.

Working Pattern: We operate 24/7 roles are available on permanent days 4 on 4 off days and permanent nights 4 on 4 off 

Please be aware that by applying for this role, you are agreeing to participate in the employment screening process.  This process will include criminal record checking and identity validation.  This means that KN will ask successful applicants to provide certain information and documentation to enable these checks to be conducted.
Any appointment will then be strictly conditional upon, and subject to, the receipt of satisfactory results of these checks.

Good Reasons to Join

If you would like to become a valued member of our team, we will make sure that you’re rewarded for your commitment and expertise. You can join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan and enjoy our Route 2 Rewards scheme which offers everything from discounts, benefit information, recognition and its own wellbeing centre. We care for our colleagues (and their immediate family) with our employee assistance programme providing access to 24/7 GP, legal and financial advice along with mental health counselling. All of this to help you live a happier and healthier life As proud holders of the Gold Covenant, we are a forces-friendly employer who recognise the skills, expertise and value service leavers bring to our organisation

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