Staplehurst Transits

Vacancies

CURRENT VACANCIES

Please see our list of current vacancies below:-

Day Drivers
Night Driver
Traffic Planner - Distribution Coordinator

 

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.



Traffic Planner / Distribution Coordinator

Location; Staplehurst (Nr Marden,) Kent
Position;  Permanent
Negotiable Salary – (Subject to level of experience in related role)

Key requirements of the role; 
Reporting to Traffic Supervisor the duties will include;

  • Input daily order information onto traffic planning spreadsheets
  • Liason with customers regarding daily order information
  • Load build, planning/scheduling & driver allocation full & multi-drop artic loads.
  • Communication with drivers and sub-contractors  
  • Investigation and resolving transport related issues.
  • Liason with customers, drivers & sub-contractors regarding progress of collections/deliveries
  • Communication of delivery instructions with drivers.
  • General traffic related administration.

Shift pattern;
Monday – Friday plus alternate weekends (Sat 1000 – 1400hr & Sun 1000 – 1900hr)
Alternating weekly shifts (0800 – 1800 / 1100 – Finish)

The ideal candidate;

  • Will have experience in a similar transport office role
  • Will have excellent communication skills
  • Will thrive in a busy transport office environment
  • Will be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Will be computer literate (Microsoft office desirable)


Please send your CV to mhughes@staplehursttransits.co.uk 01580 890922 to discuss.


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



Norton Folgate have worked directly with Staplehurst Transits for over 5 years for all our Wholesale Market deliveries.We have found them efficient, friendly & more importantly to our business working proactively to solve issues in getting our fruit to our customers on time.

Graham Beer - Logistics Coordinator Norton Folgate