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HGV Shunter

Menzies Distribution

Bedfordshire

Permanent

£15 - £17.50/hour

MK443PH

Posted: 27/11/2021

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HGV Shunter (4 on 4 off shift)
Days & Nights available

Menzies Distribution is looking for a number HGV Shunters to join our team in Blunham. Based on a 42 hour week, working a 4 on 4 off shift.  The role involves putting trailers into bays, opening the curtains then once loaded, ensuring the load is secure, closing the curtains and then parking the trailer in the trailer park and additonaly making sure the yard is clean.

This role has a holiday allowance of 28 days including bank holidays.

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

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

HGV Shunter Duties:

To carry out vehicle and trailer safety checks prior to commencement of shift complying with appropriate documentation and procedures.
Ensure vehicle load is safe, secure and correctly positioned.
Maintain communication at all times with the Traffic Office.
Maintain vehicle cleanliness, using all equipment safely as specified in operating procedures.
Operate vehicle safely, ensuring driver actions do not endanger self or other road users.
Comply with safe working practices at all times.
Undertake any other reasonable job instruction to support the supply of a quality service to the customer.
Rachet, strap and corner management. 
Ensuring secure loading is carried out.
HGV Shunter Duties Requirements:

A full UK C+E licence
Previous experience in a shunting role preferred
Self motivated individual
Dedicated flexible and reliable.
Excellent attendance record
Excellent customer relations.
Physically capable as this is a relatively demanding job.
HGV Shunter Duties Additional Benefits:

Modern fleet; latest generation trucks, fridge, cruise control and more
Driver CPC training provided
Uniform & PPE provided
Healthcare Cashplan for all employees and dependants
Discount on mobile phone contracts with EE;
Flexible working options
A bit about us:

Menzies Distribution 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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