Class 1 Driver

Blackburn | Job ID: BKC1D | £13p/h

We are currently on the hunt for a Class 1 Driver to join one of our fantastic clients in the Blackburn area. If you are flexible, committed to providing a first-class customer service, and fully compliant with all driving rules and regulations then keep reading…

This Driver role involves mainly short-distance driving with occasional long distance journeys to the South of the UK. Whilst driving is the main responsibility, this is a hands-on role that involves loading and unloading vehicles, checking and completing paperwork, and interacting with customers and suppliers.

What you would be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all aspects of safety and customer site rules are adhered to
  • Driving defensively and fuel efficiently at all times
  • Ensuring all delivery and collection notes and paperwork are correct
  • Providing an exceptional standard of service to our customers
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety rules at all sites
  • Responsibility for the security of any products carried whilst in transit
  • Customer material/load collection
  • Loading and unloading of trailers using counterbalance FLT

What we are looking for from you:

  • Category C+E driving license
  • Minimum of 12 months Class 1 driving experience on UK roads
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of all drivers hours rules and tacograph
  • Good time management skills
  • Up to date DCPC
  • Excellent infringement record
  • Current or previous FLT license
  • ADR license advantageous
  • Work on a rotating shift pattern (Weekend work will be required)


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Sick pay
  • Store discounts
  • Wellness programmes
  • Overtime


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What happens next?

  1. We’ll take a look at your application
  2. We’ll review it in line with our client’s requirements and assess if you’re a match for the role
  3. We’ll call you for a chat about the position to learn a little more about you and your personal aspirations
  4. We’ll invite you in to Cummins Mellor HQ to meet with our team and discuss the next steps in your career

Not ready to apply?

Not ready to apply just yet? If you’re looking for some more information then please give us a call.

Speak to Ben Knowles

Recruitment Consultant

T: 01254 239363