Distribution/Transportation Driver - South West England

Ref: 492 Date Posted: Monday 13 May 2024

2020 Recruitment are working with one of our global engineering clients who are looking to add a Distribution/Transportation Driver to their team in Exeter.

This is a full time, contract-based role of an initial 6 months’ work, with a start date of 20th of May. The successful candidate must have an HGV class 2 license to be considered for this role.


The Role:

As the Distribution/Transportation Driver you will deliver gas cylinders to customers in an efficient manner in accordance with all company’s safety, quality and services standards and procedures. You will be an integral member of a small team of two drivers, ensuring customers needs are met. You will be required to operate a large goods vehicle, so an HGV class 2 license is mandatory. A forklift license is preferred but not essential for this role.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Pick, sort and load cylinders for customer deliveries.
  • Operate a rigid LGV to deliver safely to customers.
  • Operate the forklift when loading vehicles.
  • Manage the maintenance and operation of cylinder delivery vehicle in line with O license requirements.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping at all times.
  • Ensuring the companies and legislative safety standards are always compiled.


Key Requirements:  

  • Large Goods Vehicle License (class 2)
  • ADR License (Packages minimum class 2)
  • Driver certificate of Professional Competence
  • Knowledge of local areas
  • Excellent communication skills both face to face and over the phone
  • Strong focus on health and safety
  • A positive, organised team player with strong interpersonal skills.



  • Monday – Friday working, 37.5 hours per week.
  • Hourly pay of £16.47 (PAYE)
  • Minimum 6-month contract
  • Experience working within a global Engineering company with career development opportunities.



To apply for this role:

To apply for this role please contact us by phone on 01592 805600 or by email info@2020-recruitment.com