HGV/Shunter Driver

By October 14, 2020 No Comments

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

  • HGV driver / Yard shunting and management
  • Driving HGV to deliver our product to own customer sites and collecting 3rd products
  • Driving Terberg yard shunter truck when required
  • Dealing with customers on a regular basis and reporting issues back to office
  • Washing both trucks and trailers as required or instructed, including the inside to trailers
  • Small repairs and maintenance jobs as required example changing bulbs, steps, checking for oil & water etc.
  • Adhoc duties, example van driving, yard work, loading and unload vehicles, warehouse work
  • Multi drop delivery work on behalf of other Keelings business or associated companies
  • Pre-trip and end of day defect reporting
  • Securing of pallets and trollies in trailers / trucks so goods arrive at destination in the same order as loaded
  • Setting up of temperature of fridge units, monitoring and reporting
  • Report of issues / defects and delays back to office

Key Skills

  • Good communicator
  • Good knowledge of retail deliveries with in Ireland
  • Good knowledge of refrigerated transporrt
  • Good team player


  • Full clean cat C / C+E driving licence with up to date digital tachograph card and up to date CPC card
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in driving HGV’s
  • Experience in the use refrigerated temperature-controlled vehicles / trailers
  • Experience in container work


  • Experience in yard shunting an advantage but not essential
  • Experience in the use refrigerated temperature-controlled vehicles / trailers
  • Trained in the use of power pallet trucks and forklifts an advantage
  • Mechanical background would be an advantage but not necessary
  • Required to pass drivers assessment prior to start
  • Required to undergo training prior to start
  • Eco driving training an advantage put not necessary

Specific requirements

  • Flexibility is required to work outside the normal hours to suit the requirements of the business.
  • Flexible start time
  • Start times and days of work could be changed at short notice (on the day)
  • Flexibility for days of work
  • Work 4 days over 7 days or night no fixed shift pattern

Education & Training

Leaving Certificate or equivalent

Reference ID: GMHGV

Job Information

Job Reference: HGV 14/10/2020
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Job Industries: FMCG
Job Locations: Dublin North, Dublin
Job Types: 1
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