HGV Driver (Class 2)

United Kingdom, Luton Gate Gourmet, Logistics
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Posted on December 4, 2018

Job Summary

 New Year, New Opportunity At Gate Gourmet Luton.


Gate Gourmet is the world's largest independent provider of catering services for airlines and is the core business behind gategroup, whose eleven associated brands offer customers a comprehensive scope of products and services for virtually any on-board need. We provide more than 200 million meals a year to our 270-plus customers at some 120 airport locations around the globe.


About the role:

Working in one of London busiest airports, you will be part of a highly motivated team delivering outstanding service to its customers. Working with a fleet of modern specialised catering trucks, you will have the opportunity to transport and load catering uplifts on different aircraft types ranging from small business jets to commercial jets in a secure & controlled environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Driving HGV 15 and 18 tonne company liveried vehicles in a secure & controlled environment
  • Carrying out vehicle checks prior to use
  • Loading and unloading catering uplifts to aircraft
  • Liaison with flight crew and working in collaboration with other ground handling suppliers
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and tidiness of the vehicle
  • Adhering to all Road Traffic Acts and additional Airport By- laws
  • Additional duties such as Bar and stores packing or search and sealing will be a daily requirement along with any associated paperwork.
  • Plus any additional warehouse duties.


  • Valid clean HGV CAT C Driving Licence (up to 3 points will be considered)
  • Digital Tachograph knowledge and possession of a digital tachograph card
  • Driver CPC qualification essential
  • Previous HGV experience desirable, Airport Airside Driving would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the Road Traffic Act
  • 5 years checkable references

Other Benefits:

  • Statutory annual leave entitlements
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities

Do you like working in a fast paced and collaborative environment? If you think you have what it takes to be part of our dynamic and motivated team, this may be the role you have been looking for!!

APPLY TODAY or call us on 0808 189 4422.


Shift patterns:

Nights: 5 days on 3 days off (shift starts 20:00 pm and ends 05:00 am)