LGV Driver

Job Introduction

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an LGV Driver to join our Bellshill site to support Transport team in order to deliver results in line with the Supply chain strategy and to meet internal/external stakeholder requirements. To safely and efficiently drive company LGV’s between Scottish sites, ensuring full compliance with all Health & Safety/HMRC standards and relevant legislation. 

William Grant & Sons is accredited and audited under Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and CAA Known Consignor regulations. Under these regulations, the above  role is deemed to be Security Sensitive in relation to the sale and distribution of our products. Therefore the successful candidate will be subject to criminal background checks by Disclosure Scotland.

Main Responsibility

You will support the Transport Team  to deliver results in line with the supply chain strategy and safely drive company LGV’s between Scottish sites, ensuring full compliance with all Health & Safety/HMRC standards and relevant legislation.

In addition to implementing best practice processes and procedures within Transport to maximise team effectiveness,  you will conduct basic maintenance, safety checks and housekeeping tasks to maintain a safe and organised working environment.

Managing the movement & yard management of full & empty containers/trailers to ensure that customer demand is met will also be a key aspect of this role.

William Grant & Sons is accredited and audited under Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and CAA Known Consignor regulations. Under these regulations, the above  role is deemed to be Security Sensitive in relation to the sale and distribution of our products. Therefore the successful candidate will be subject to criminal background checks by Disclosure Scotland.

Our Ideal Candidate

All drivers are expected to cover shift work and will be expected to cover Day, Back and Night shift work when required on a rotational basis throughout the year.

We're a close knit and supportive team, so you will be comfortable contributing  to team meetings and supporting the implementation of team strategy. You will also be used to working in a fact paced and dynamic environment.

It is essential that you have a valid driving license with LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) Class 1, together with a valid Drivers Class 1 CPC certification, and ADR License.  Previous experience of articulated tanker driving and knowledge of HMRC requirements is preferred

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.
  • Due to the coronavirus outbreak we are keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, while continuing to protect our product. To reduce the risk access to our sites is limited to those essential to our production. All other employees are currently working from home.  

About William Grant & Sons

A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY

Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.

INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at recruitment.enquiries@wgrant.com.

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