Staplehurst Transits

Vacancies

CURRENT VACANCIES

Please see our list of current vacancies below:-

Day Drivers
Night Driver
Warehouse Operative

 

Please send your CV to mike@staplehursttransits.co.uk or call 01580 893714.

Please note;
Due to the high volume of applications for each role advertised we are unable to respond to every applicant.
If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application this will indicate that we are not progressing your application on this particular occasion.

 

Day Drivers

Daily deliveries & collections of fresh produce within the South East area
Assisting warehouse with unloading/loading of vehicles

Shift;
Mon - Friday + alternate Sundays

We are looking for professional drivers with a good level of English both spoken and written.

Requirements (Min);

  • Class 1 licence (C+E) Large Goods vehicle (articulated lorry)
  • Exemplary accident record
  • Flexible / Adaptable
  • Sound understanding of current tachograph / WTD legislation

Person specification;

  • Must have valid digital tachograph card & Driver Qualification card (CPC)
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers hours

Incentives;

  • Highly maintained modern fleet of vehicles
  • Very competitive, recently enhanced weekly paid wages. A monthly bonus scheme with an opportunity to earn an excellent income.
  • Dedicated truck per driver


To apply, please send your CV to mike@staplehursttransits.co.uk or call 01580 893714.



Night Driver

Well established transport company specialising in the overnight national distribution of fresh produce to wholesale fruit and vegetable markets.

Due to ongoing development, we are looking to recruit LGV Class 1 drivers to become part of the team for overnight deliveries into the fruit & vegetable markets.

  • You will need to be licenced to drive LGV Class 1 (category C + E), possess a valid 'Digi-card' and hold a Driver CPC qualification.
  • The job will be mainly wholesale market deliveries during the night throughout the UK from our distribution centre based near Marden in Kent.
  • Average 1-3 trips away from base each week
  • Sun-Thurs/Friday or Mondays-Friday/Saturday (5+1 based shifts)
  • Highly maintained modern fleet of vehicles
  • Very competitive, recently enhanced weekly paid wages. A monthly bonus scheme with an opportunity to earn an excellent income.
  • Dedicated truck per driver
  • Nights away can be unpredictable due to volume etc, this position would therefore not suit applicants who are looking to be away from base all week.


To apply, please send your CV to mike@staplehursttransits.co.uk or call 01580 893714.



Warehouse Operative

Role;
Picking, Checking, pallet breakdowns, unloading & loading of HGV's

Shift;
Mon - Friday + alternate Sundays

Environment;
Temperature controlled warehouse (Store range +1 to +8 degrees)

Income;
Very competitive hourly pay plus enhanced Sunday rate.

Reporting to Warehouse Supervisor your duties will include;

  • Order Picking from stock / order assembly (manual case picking to customer orders)
  • Stock checking (Daily physical stock check)
  • Pallet breakdowns (manual handling/sorting of boxed produce)
  • Unloading / Loading HGV’s
  • Checking / counting product arrivals by pallet
  • Pallet labelling
  • Load checking for despatch

Ideal candidate to have;

  • Previous warehouse experience in case pick operations
  • MHE (PPT / FLT) experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a busy, fast paced warehouse environment
  • Ability to work effectively using your own initiative.
  • Ability to work effectively and interact as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to start and finish times to meet the requirements of the business

Please note the shift times are generally (but not limited to) between the hours of 1000 and 2200hrs (Typical shift 1200 - 2130hrs) although flexibility is required at all times to suit the requirements of the business. We distribute fresh produce and daily volumes vary.


To apply, please send your CV to mike@staplehursttransits.co.uk or call 01580 893714.



“ My company JL Fruit Ltd has worked with Staplehurst Transits for the last 4 years and I can highly recommend them as a first-class haulier.  Their excellent network of vehicles means that my goods always arrive on time and their outstanding customer communication means that I am kept informed every step of the way."

Jamie Lovett, JL Fruit