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Lawsons are the largest independent timber, building & fencing merchants in London and the South East of England. Established in 1921 Lawsons now have a number of branches offering the complete range of building materials.

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HGV Driver required for the Acton branch


Job Title:

HGV Driver


Yard & Transport



Position Type:

Full Time

Reporting To:

Branch Manager 

Travel Required:



As a driver for the company, you will provide a friendly and professional service in a safe and efficient manner, both on and off company premises.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive in accordance with the law, safely and courteously
  • Comply with current legislation
  • Ensure safe and efficient loading and unloading
  • Cultivate and maintain exceptional standards of customer service and ensure Lawsons Best Practice, Standards and Company policies are met
  • Build rapport, be polite and courteous to customers
  • Proactively contribute by seeking out potential company sales
  • Be vigilant to prevent loss or damage of product or vehicle
  • Be vigilant and report any Health & Safety issues to the Line Manager immediately. 



 Person Profile:

  • Demonstrates a positive friendly and stable attitude
  • Is prepared to develop a knowledge of the company, its products and the elements required to be successfully employed in the business
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and methodical
  • Ability to work under pressure, be self-motivated and adaptable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, confidence and ability to approach customers
  • Someone who will promote and adhere to the company’s cultures, values and professionalism



Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications:


  1. Hold a valid Class 2 (Category C) HGV Licence
  2. Hold a Digital Tachograph
  3. DCPC (at least 28 qualifying hours)
  4. English speaking


The Job Package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 Days Annual leave (plus Public Bank Holidays)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Benefit (2 x basic salary)
  • Employee Assisted Programme
  • Income protection (subject to meeting criteria and completing 2 years’ service)
  • Staff Purchase Scheme (applicable after 3 months service)
  • Company Uniform
  • Additional staff benefits


If you feel that you are suitably qualified and have the skills and attributes necessary to fulfil this role, then please apply in writing to Please attach a copy of your C.V. 


Should you require any additional information, please contact Group Transport on 01727 747322

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should there be a higher than average response.