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Are you a team player?

At Middlegate Europe it's all about teamwork.

Whether you are employed in our warehouses, our offices or are one of our drivers, you are part of our team. We provide the same opportunities to all to be involved in team building exercises and to participate in any of the number of charitable events that we engage in each year.

Sometimes we don't win (well, most times really), but that doesn't matter. We believe that taking part is what is truly important. And if you are the type of person who is willing, then you're the type of person we like.

  • Private Healthcare*
  • Pension Scheme*
  • Holiday Pay
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Operations & Admin

In a fast-paced environment such as logistics, you will be challenged constantly.

Warehouse

With trailers constantly in and out of our warehouses we are seeking the best.

Drivers

Are you the kind of person that enjoys the open road? Check our vacancies below.

Are You looking for a career or just a job?

Here at Middlegate Europe we are looking for the best. We pride ourselves in our high driver and staff retention. Some of our staff have been here since the very beginning and provide experience and knowledge to customers and staff alike. We are seeking people who are not only team-players, but who are highly motivated, professional and reliable. We need people who are service driven and who support our philosophy that the customer is our number one priority. Is this you? Do you have what it takes?

Current Vacancies

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C+E Driver

  • Position: HGV Driver
  • Required: Current Driver CPC | 25+ | Min 3 yr experience | Valid UK Passport
  • Location: Tilbury and Hull, UK
  • No. Positions: 5

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Job Description

HGV Class 1 Drivers required in Tilbury and Hull to make deliveries throughout the UK and carry out import/export work. You will ensure high standards of customer service and legal compliance at all times. You will be working with curtain sided trailers, doing full loads and multi-drop deliveries. You will work variable hours and the job will require nights out and some weekend work. Prior to commencement of work this position will require you to attend an interview.

Role & Responsibilities

  • To complete a Daily Vehicle Check to ensure the vehicle is road-worthy and all checks are in line with the 'Daily Vehicle Check' procedure. All vehicle defects must be reported immediately in line with the 'Defect' procedure
  • To ensure all products are loaded safely on to the vehicle
  • Check that all Delivery Notes and Drivers Manifest are in order and ensure the vehicle is not overloaded by weight or capacity and that any concerns are reported directly to the office team
  • All legislation and paperwork concerning the vehicle's Tachograph (Digi or Manual) are complied with
  • The customer order is correctly delivered first time on time
  • Ensure that the customer endorses all documentation before leaving the goods
  • Report any delivery discrepancies at the time of delivery
  • Inform a member of the Transport team immediately should you be unable to deliver the goods to the customer for any reason
  • All vehicles are to kept in a clean and presentable condition, both inside and out. Any problems, accidental damage etc should be reported immediately to the Transport team
  • Assist with loading or unloading of Company vehicles as and when required
  • Communicate any complaints or comments made by the customer and report any underlying reason where known
  • To drive in a responsible manner complying with all current EU Road Transport regulation at all times
  • Act as an ambassador for the Company when meeting customers creating an excellent impression
  • To action any other elements to fulfil the operational needs of the business
  • Any other reasonable duties as allocated by the Operations Manager or Company Director

Required Skills

  • Full clean Driving Licence (LGV Class 1), DigiTacho and Drivers CPC holder
  • Experience of European type trailer / dock work preferred
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Excellent driving skills and knowledge of current Road Transport Regulations
  • Polite, courteous, respectful and helpful
  • Based close to the Tilbury or Kingston upon Hull area

Our Offering

  • Competitive salary
  • Modern vehicles with microwave and fridge
  • Staff Uniform and PPE
  • 20 days Annual Leave (in addition to statutory public holidays) rising to 25 days
  • Free health scheme*
  • Non-Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Driver Improvement Programme

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If you would like to submit an application for a job posted here, or simply to express an interest in working for us, download the Job Application Form.


Professional Development

Our ethos is simple - we strive for perfection!

As part of your employment at Middlegate Europe you will be given opportunities to continue with your professional development and studies. We even have a 'Driver Mentor' scheme in the UK which focusses on all aspects of the job, including Risk Assessment, Fuel Efficient Driving, Equipment and Customer Service.


What Our Employees Say About Us

Marc Buyse, Zeebrugge Sales

Middlegate is the only company where I can put my heart and soul into the daily work.

Daria Somers, Zeebrugge Key Account Handler

It is great to work in an international company and to be part of a team that maintains the quality which Middlegate Europe offers to customers!

Tom Kerry, Hull European Planning

If you want to learn and develop, then Middlegate is the place to work. Always providing on and off site training as and when required, as well as the relevant support in order to progress your career.


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Meet the HR Team

Our dedicated team of staff often have to take on many different roles

Laura Notman

HR & HS Officer, Hull

Our dedicated team of staff often have to take on many different roles


Marielle Viaene

Chief Operations Officer

Based at our Zeebrugge office, Marielle has over 20 years experience with Middlegate Europe


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