LGVC Class 2 Drivers

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: 9.13- 9.63 p/h d.o.e. Regular bonuses which give realistic potential earnings of circa 27k 30k per annum
Location: Coatbridge

LGVC Class 2 Drivers

Henry Colbeck Ltd has been supplying the food service industry (Fish & Chips and Fast Foods) for over a hundred years, through our two depots in Newcastle and Glasgow.

We are recruiting for the position of LGVC (class 2) Multidrop Delivery Drivers for our Coatbridge Depot. Reporting to the Transport Manager, your main function will be to visit our customers, deliver their goods and complete all relevant paper work. The role is physically demanding as you’ll be unloading your own vehicle.

The operation covers approximately 1,500 frozen and ambient products and a similar number of delivery points in Scotland.

Hours: Minimum 45 hours Monday to Friday – Normal start times are between 06:00 and 07:00 (Job and finish) including overnights


Hourly Rate £9.13- £9.63 depending on experience

Bonuses: Opportunity to earn regular bonuses which give realistic potential earnings of circa 27k – 30k per annum

Overnight Journey attract an additional tax free ‘sleeper cab’ overnight cash allowance of £26 per night

Holiday Entitlement: 20 days plus 8 statutory holidays

Pension: Yes, contributory Group Personal Pension Plan

Access to company share scheme

CPC updates


  • LGV Class 2 licence with 2 years’ experience
  • Maximum 6 points on licence
  • Full CPC qualification card and digital tacho card.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Knowledge and experience of a FMCG environment with multi drop deliveries and multi temperature transport operations
  •  Excellent customer service skills and professionalism
  • Following all company H&S procedures and Quality policies ISO 9001:2008
  • Good geographical knowledge of Scotland
  • Hardworking and Physically fit
  • Good communication skills and a flexible can do attitude to work

Whilst the position is based Monday to Friday some weekend work is required from time to time as is flexibility in working hours.

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About Henry Colbeck

Established in 1893, Henry Colbeck Limited is the oldest independent supplier to fish and chip shops in the United Kingdom and remains a family owned and managed business. As well as fish and chip shops, we also supply independent fast food takeaways, wholesalers and food processors.

Our Head Office is in Gateshead and we have another distribution base in Coatbridge, near Glasgow.

We operate a fleet of 28 vehicles capable of delivering both frozen and ambient products throughout the North East of England, Cumbria and Scotland to over 2500 customers providing, in almost all areas, a minimum of a twice weekly delivery service.

We stock over 1500 products including:

frying oils and fats

frozen at sea fish

batter flours

soft drinks

frozen foods


curries, gravies, pickles and sauces

canned meats and vegetables

pizza products

chinese products


cleaning products


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