HGV Class 1 Driver

Location: Coventry Distribution Centre, CV3 4PB

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Hours: 45 Hours Per Week

Shift Pattern: Various Shift Patterns Available including Tramping

Salary: £14.05 per hour plus enhanced overtime and night rate allowance


Menzies Distribution are looking for a HGV Driver – Class 1 to join our team. You’ll be working on behalf of Menzies Distribution Limited and its customers. Providing a first-class service with our team in Coventry, this role is based on a basic 45-hour week with various shift patterns available.

Relevant COVID-19 precautions will be taken during the recruitment process for this role

Looking for a shift we haven’t mentioned? We're happy to offer flexibility regarding shifts and hours wherever possible. Get in touch today to discuss how Menzies Distribution can work with you.


Comply with all Driver hours and Road Transport Directive legislation
Feedback to the office on any issues around loading, unloading or delays
Maintaining safety and security of loads at all times
Keep in regular communication with both customers and colleagues to update on progress and manage expectations effectively
Drive in a safe and responsible manner, as we value the communities we serve
Carrying out necessary checks to ensure vehicle is safe and legal
Ensure the vehicle is loaded safely and within the legislation
All deliveries reach the customer safely, efficiently and on time
Complete daily vehicle checks, both pre and post-shift
Keep an accurate and honest record of all vehicle checks

Hold a current and valid Category C + E (Class 1) Drivers Licence with a maximum of 6 points, for insurance purposes
A valid digital tacho card and CPC card
No previous disqualifications NI, DD or DR
A detailed understanding of the rules and regulation around drivers’ hours
Physically fit to meet the demands of a multi-drop driving role
Hardworking, positive and a flexible attitude to work

31 Days Annual Leave (Pro-Rota)
Pension Scheme
Life Cover
Cycle to Work Scheme
Eye Care
Onsite Canteen with Vending Machines
Instant access to Myles E-Learning platform with opportunities to progress your career
Automatic entry and consideration for Menzies Distribution SPIRIT award and Safety Star recognition scheme
Recommend a Friend and earn up to £500
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme Health & Wellbeing Portal

At Menzies Distribution, we have been delivering across the UK since 1833. Today, we are Logistic UK’s most innovative business of the year, with a strong focus on the future, sustainability, and innovation – we keep moving forwards
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