Job Opportunity – HGV Drivers – Longford

HGV Driver – Granard, Co. Longford

Pat the Baker currently has a vacancy for a full-time HGV Driver based from Granard, Co. Longford. If you hold a valid C + E licence, is customer focused, motivated and enthusiastic please apply!

Reporting to: Transport Manager

Primary Purpose of the Role: To load, transport and deliver Pat the baker/Irish Pride products in a prompt, professional and safe manner in accordance with Company and legal standards.


Hours: You will be required to work 39 hours per week on a shift pattern of 5 days over 7 including weekends.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Drive your vehicle is a courteous and safe manner with regard to other road users and in accordance with road legislation and company policies and procedures
  • Ensure the best care and use of the Company’s vehicle and equipment
  • Report vehicle defects to supervisor immediately

Vehicle Loading and Delivery:

  • Load/unload your vehicle safely in accordance with Company procedures and legal standards.
  • Deliver Pat the Baker/Irish Pride products to customers in a safe efficient manner in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Load your vehicle taking into consideration delivery route and load distribution required for each day.
  • Ensure all deliveries are accounted for and the correct numbers of products and delivered everytime.


  • Ensuring paperwork is correct for each delivery
  • Use handheld device
  • Complete daily and weekly vehicle checklists as required
  • Read the Company Drivers Handbook carefully and follow the guidelines as required
  • Complete detailed written incident reports

Customer Service

  • To treat all customers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • To provide all customers with a safe and professional service in accordance with company delivery procedures
  • Maintain good relations with existing customers
  • Promote the company, service and products at all times


  • At all times carry out all operational aspects of job with regard to documented company policies, procedures and safety information contained in the Drivers Handbook and other Company documents
  • Avoid loss or damage to goods or property
  • Participate in all company training and awareness programmes

Education and Qualifications

  • Due to our insurance requirements applicants must be a minimum of 25 years old
  • Minimum 2 years HGV driving experience is desirable
  • Must hold a valid category C + E licence and be CPC compliant

Personal Characteristics, Knowledge & Skills

  • Must have fluent verbal and written English
  • Strong customer service skills and professional demeanour
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to follow Health and Safety regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work harmoniously with people at all levels within the organisation


This job description may be amended and additional duties may be added from time to time

Applications can be made by sending your CV to

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

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