Bulker Drivers

June 22, 2023


Knowles Transport Ltd is trusted by some of the biggest and well-known businesses in the country to offer a broad range of warehousing and distribution services. Our focus today is epitomised by a drive to deliver the most efficient, high-quality logistics solutions to our customers, with long term benefits for all parties. We aim to carry out our operations sustainably and that’s not just in minimising our environmental impacts, but by examining efficiencies across the business and fully embracing development opportunities.


  • C+E UK Licence
  • Up to date CPC Training
  • Required to regularly work to tight deadlines which may require additional hours of work at times of pressure
  • Flexibility is required during peak periods e.g. Christmas, Easter, etc. and working additional shifts to cover holiday and sickness
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a time critical environment
  • Professional and courteous when communicating with colleagues or customers
  • Ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with customers and co‐workers
  • Professional in appearance
  • Must have own transport and full UK driving licence and own transportation to work
  • Must have at least 6 months Bulk driving experience

Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing high standard of customer service and relations to customers and suppliers, ensuring compliance with their site rules and regulations at all times
  • Liaising with the transport desk to make them aware of any potential difficulties or variations from original brief
  • Ensuring the vehicle is driven at all times with the utmost concern for other road users, pedestrians and the local environments through which you travel
  • To accurately complete all documentation required by the company and the customer
  • Ensuring all Company rules, regulations and compliance with legislation is achieved at all times
  • Ensuring paperwork is checked against consignment, reporting any issues or differences
  • To strive to ensure the punctual collection and delivery of all loads
  • Ensuring the safety of the vehicle and its load at all times whilst on duty and reporting any defects to the traffic office/workshop as soon as identified
  • Assisting with the loading and unloading of the vehicle, using lifting equipment where authorised and trained to do so
  • To be flexible in terms of starting and finishing times of shifts
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle whilst on duty, leaving the vehicle as you would expect to find it and reporting of any defects immediately
  • To undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by transport operator
  • To maintain trailer hygiene to standards set by our customers including sweeping out trailers as and when required or instructed
  • This list is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position as required


  • Encouraging teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the Knowles Transport Ltd team


  • Salary: based on experience and discussed at interview


  • What We Offer / Benefits:
  • On-site parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Free uniform & PPE provided
  • Auto enrolment into pension
  • Statutory holiday entitlement