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Posted 28 March 2018
LGV Driver Apprentices (Various Locations)

Exciting new opportunities to join our LGV Driver Apprenticeship Programme are available at Cannock and Enderby branches.

We require enthusiastic individuals to learn all aspects of our Production operations and develop a career in LGV driving (full training given).

Training and funding will be provided to undertake a Level 2 Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver Apprenticeship in which you will achieve in which you will achieve LGV Category C license and driver CPC. During the course of the programme, you will learn to drive a LGV safely and in accordance with the law, company policies and procedures. 

Learning objectives will include:
  • Operate LGV and associated equipment in line with licence, competence and company requirements  
  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured
  • Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits
  • Complete paperwork carefully and accurately
  • Operate efficiently on sites
  • Carry out daily vehicle defect checking, vehicle maintenance

Successful candidates will be over 21 years of age, have a full, clean Class B driving licence with a minimum of 12 months experience on UK roads, a strong desire to learn and a positive attitude. 

Key tasks will include:
  • To follow and complete and approved training programme to become an LGV Driver
  • Picking orders and serving customers
  • Loading and unloading HGV vehicles
  • Yard duties
  • Delivering a first class customer service

Applicants should send their CV with a cover letter to our Head Office for the attention of:

Adèle Chambers – HR Manager
EH Smith (Builders Merchants) Ltd
Westhaven House
Arleston Way
Shirley
Solihull
West Midlands
B90 4LH

Closing Date: 2nd April 2018

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