HGV Driver

Location Hemel Hempstead
Discipline: Distribution Centre
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 018706
Published: 10 days ago

Fancy joining the UK’s number one Wine Specialist?


Majestic Wine Distribution Centre (Hemel) are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and driven individual who wants to grow and develop in a company that's revolutionising retail!


Who are we?


Majestic is the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, operating a network of over 200 stores nationwide. Founded in 1980, the company recently passed back into private ownership following the acquisition of Fortress Investment Group and has undergone an ambitious transformation and turnaround programme. The results of which are now being seen, with record market share growth, a new and improved product range, a new website and six new stores - including a pipeline for future expansion over the next five years. With no minimum purchase, the Majestic range includes over 1,100 different wines, spirits and beers, both online and in-store. Majestic’s key strength is over 1,000 WSET-trained colleagues offering knowledgeable, passionate and friendly customer service across all channels.


The Role


To Deliver to our stores, customer home deliveries and site deliveries.


Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out deliveries to customers in a professional manner

  • Drive the company vehicle safely and responsibly; obeying the traffic laws and highway code at all times

  • Keep an accurate record of deliveries and collections

  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all aspects of the working day

  • Ensure that any equipment on the vehicle is secured and protected where necessary

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Minimum 24 months HGV driving (Cat C) recent experience

  • Be able to unload vehicle where required

  • Have British Driving Licence, Full CPC and DIGI tachograph

  • Confident with manual handling as bulky lifting is required in this role

  • Excellent customer service skills as this is a customer facing role

  • No more than 6 points (No DR, DD's or IN)

  • Must have the correct PPE - HI Vis and Safety Boots

  • Complete vehicle checks

  • Being flexible and able to complete runs safely

  • CPC up to date and compliant to regulations required by law

What is in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary & Performance Bonus

  • Up to 20% staff discount

  • A contributory Company Pension Plan

  • Life Assurance (Worth 3 times your annual salary)

  • Free Hot drinks

  • Foodie Friday: Free food provided by the company on the 3rd Friday of each month

  • Free parking on site

  • Fixed shift patterns so you know when you’re working

  • 29 days holiday, including public and bank holidays.

  • Access to Retail Trust which includes: Retail Rewards including Instant savings with discounted e-vouchers, discounted reloadable shopping cards, gift vouchers and gift cards, Discounts of up to 30%, Access to free counselling and support phone line.

  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 26 weeks.

  • Long service rewards.

  • Company sick pay scheme.

  • An unparalleled fun company culture that's focused on empowering and developing our employees

Job Specifics:

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Hours: 42.5 Hours Per Week

  • Overnight Shifts twice a week on a rota’d basis

We look forward to receiving your application! Together we are Majestic! #TWAM


On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.