Truck driver

Graceco Limited

Job Summary

Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centres

  • Minimum Qualification: High School (S.S.C.E)
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Graceco Limited is a food processing and manufacturing company with a speciality in consumer goods and the production of input for bakers and the confectionery industries. Graceco is a leader in confectioneries and bakers’ items. Our success is powered by our world-class team of highly engaged and committed staff

Core Responsibilities

  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Manoeuvre trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicant must have at least 5 years driving experience
  • Applicant must have hands-on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Applicant should be able to drive 10-15tons 6tyres; 10Tyres truck
  • Applicant should be willing to travel 5-7 times in a month
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Applicant must have minimum of O'Level Certificate
  • Applicant must have good knowledge of Nigerian Roads (Eastern Part of Nigeria and Northern Part of Nigeria)

Skills

  • You will need to show:
  • Readiness to learn new skills and technology.
  • The ability to work cooperatively and liaise with people at all levels.
  • Good diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • The confidence to respond positively when under pressure.
  • The ability to negotiate with, and persuade others
  • The ability to lead and motivate others
  • People management skills, high level of initiative and self-management skill.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Working hours

Working time is normally between 7:30am-5pm Mondays to Fridays and 8:30am to 3pm on Saturdays.

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