Drivers Mate

Lambert Brothers Haulage have an exciting new opportunity for a drivers mate that wishes to progress onto Class 2. As a drivers’ mate you will support the driver of a vehicle operating on a prestigious contract and making deliveries to retail outlets in Central London. There is a requirement to move pallets with a pallet truck and to handball heavy boxes into shops.

Lambert Brothers are a successful Haulage company offering Haulage and Warehousing to customers across the UK.

Role and responsibilities of a Drivers Mate include:

  • Assist and support the driver in making multi-drop deliveries in Central London.
  • Learn every aspect of a HGV driver’s role (excluding driving initially)
  • Learn how to perform daily vehicle checks to ensure a vehicle is roadworthy and safe to use.
  • Support the HGV driver with non-driving duties.
  • Understand the importance of arriving at jobs on time by using the most efficient routes.
  • Learn how to ensure that all paperwork is correct and accurate.
  • Drive the Company van as required.
  • Understand and follow all company procedures, customer procedures.
  • Understand and learn the Highway Code.
  • Maintain high standards of good housekeeping.
  • Maintain health and safety standards at all times.

Key skills of a Drivers Mate include:

  • Awareness of and ability to maintain security procedures
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with customers face to face
  • Ability to interpret customer paperwork
  • Car driving licence (maximum 3 points)
  • Interest in the transport industry
  • Hard working, flexible, punctual and with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Eagerness to progress to a HGV Driver

We offer all of our employee’s fantastic company benefits, including:

  • Pension
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service).
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme, Childcare Vouchers and access to a range of offers and discounts).
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes

To apply, please click here to fill out the application form.

Should you have any queries, contact the recruitment team directly on or call 01625 728027.