HGV Driver

A vacancy has arisen within the Transport department at Christeyns UK Ltd. This is an ideal opportunity for a customer focused individual who wants to work for a small fleet operator within a successful growing business.

The position will involve making deliveries of chemicals throughout the UK predominantly to industrial laundries and concrete plants. These will be a combination of bulk deliveries from IBC’s using on board pumping equipment or standard pallet deliveries using vehicle mounted forklift trucks.

Main Duties

  • Safe delivery of our company products (Non–Haz, Class 8, class 5.1, and class 9).
  • Organise routes to meet agreed delivery times.
  • Effective communication with both colleagues & customers.
  • Assist customers when required.
  • Ensure Legal compliance.

Essential Criteria

  • HGV Class 1 or 2 Licence (C+E, C).
  • Driver CPC.
  • Full ADR Licence.
  • Digital Tachograph holder.
  • Position involves overnights – up to 4 nights out per week.
  • Flexibility to work weekends when required.

Desirable Criteria

  • Mounted Forklift Truck Licence (Palfinger/Moffat) – Training will be provided by Christeyns.
  • Counterbalance FLT Licence – Training will be provided by Christeyns.
  • Previous experience of bulk deliveries & pumping equipment.


  • Ability to work in a well-established team.
  • Be able to use their initiative to overcome issues
  • Customer focused.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Able to remain calm, tactful, and diplomatic under pressure.
  • The ability to build good customer relationships.