HGV / ADR Driver

Job Title HGV / ADR Driver& Logistics Assistant Coordinator
Department Operations
Division Logistics
Location Damastown
Reports to Transport Coordinator
Position Type Full-Time
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As a Chemco driver you will be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of goods to customer sites.

We are seeking an experienced HGV / ADR Driver to join our strong, committed and reliable team.

Chemco drivers are responsible for the safe and timely delivery of goods to customer sites, whilst always complying with the legal responsibilities under the requirements of the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR).

This role is based with our logistics team in Damastown Industrial Park. This team operates on a 4 days on and 4 days off shift pattern rotation.

Core Responsibilities

  • Drive the company’s vehicles in a safe manner, always obeying the rules of the road.
  • Follow and adhere to all applicable company procedures/policies/processes.
  • Represent Chemco in front of customers, ensuring professionalism is demonstrated in attitude and appearance at all times.
  • Provide excellent customer service by being courteous, and professional when dealing with customers both internally and externally.
  • Complete vehicle and equipment check’s as per schedule, reporting any issues immediately.
  • Read and understand transport documentation before beginning journey.
  • When carrying hazardous goods, be familiar with the volumes and classes of chemicals on board.
  • Where feasible oversee the loading and unloading of your vehicle.
  • Ensure as far as is reasonably practicable that the packages on board are in a good condition and safe for transporting.
  • Ensure loads are fully secured and safe for transporting.
  • Ensure the vehicle, trailer, container is ADR compliant with regards placarding and the displaying of Haz plates.
  • Ensure MHE and equipment is maintained correctly, and any damages or defects are reported to the facilities department immediately.
  • Operate safely and correctly MHE as per training and procedures.
  • Complete deliveries to customers within agreed SLA’s.
  • Ensure all company’s vehicles are always kept in a clean and presentable manner.
  • Ensure vehicles and trailers are locked and secured when unattended.
  • Adhere to all H&S requirements on site, in transit and on customers sites.
  • Support the transport teams by preparing vehicle and task handovers such as coupling/decoupling, refuelling,etc.
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with all relevant departments to plan, direct, and coordinate transporting activities.
  • Follow all reasonable instructions issued by supervisors or management.
  • Support the induction and training of new drivers.
  • To be on-call and respond to out of hours customer requests.

Experience Required:

3+ years articulated, ADR and tanker driving experience
ADR license + ADR tanker license
Clean articulated truck driving license

The following competencies are required:

  • Significant experience of the industry.
  • Extensive HGV driving experience.
  • Customer focused.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and decision making skills
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Problem-solving aptitude

Our Vision

Everyone at Chemco is united behind a vision of our company growing and evolving as we march towards the future.

We have built our company on strong family foundations and as our team expands, new members introduce new expertise, new experiences, and new insights, further strengthening our business. We recognise that we are only as strong as our team members and so we will continue to search out, recruit and develop exceptional talent.

If this sounds like a position, you would be interested in please apply with CV and details of relevant qualifications to recruit@chemco.ie

Chemco Ireland Ltd is committed to recruiting people with the right skills, expertise and qualifications that contribute positively to the values and aims of the company. Chemco Ireland Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Offer of employment is subject to two satisfactory reference checks and a pre-employment medical.

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