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Class 1 Driver

Erith, UK Req #184
17 August 2023

Class 1 Driver | Full time | Erith.


Our drivers are one of the most important roles within EV Cargo, and as a fully qualified Class 1 Driver, you will have the important role of delivering products to our customers whilst being safe and taking care of yourself on the road.



Weekly £675 basic plus £50 bonus.


We’ll support your development; help you grow and also offer you a package that includes:


  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more!
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Pension Scheme


We promote a culture which encourages innovative ideas, and we appreciate your talent is key to our success!



  • Various HGV driving duties, including daily checks to ensure your vehicle is roadworthy and safe to use, complying with vehicle security and standing procedures at all times.
  • Manage the handheld terminals and be able to record accurate information.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately and returned to the Transport Office.
  • Report any delivery issues in a timely manner to the Transport Office.
  • Provide a professional driving service, meeting, and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Ensure health and safety standards are adhered at all times.
  • You may be required to drive 3.5t vehicles during peak periods.
  • Able to work weekends.





Qualifications. Class 1 Driving Licence (C+E), Valid CPC, Digital Tacho Card. HGV/LGC Class licence.


Experience. Previous experience is essential.  Refrigeration and multi drop experience would be beneficial. Will have completed a CPC Training Course and have a strong geographical and logistical knowledge.


Communication. You will have good communication skills, spoken and written.


Influence & Persuasion. Build good working relationships with work colleagues and our customers. 


Planning & Organisation. You will be adaptable in your start and finish times and the ability to prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines.


People & Self Development. If you are looking for a future career and progression within a growing company this really is a fantastic opportunity to join the team. You will have the ability to self-motivate, self-manage and work both autonomously and as part of a team. You will be friendly and helpful nature with an excellent work ethic.

If you’re excited about working for our company and believe you’re a good fit for this role, we encourage you to apply. You may be exactly the person we’re looking for!



“Let us be your employer of choice”. 





EV CARGO have grown to become a predominate international supply chain partner to many of the world’s leading brands. We enable customer success through market leading air, ocean, surface freight, logistics, supply chain and technology solutions. Our growth is accelerating around the world. 



Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group. 


EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.  

You must have the legal right to live and work in the United Kingdom.  


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Other details

  • Job Family Drivers
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date 17 August 2023
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  • Erith, UK