M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for an HGV Driver to join our team.
Based in Mannheim, Germany you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a US Military base.
Prior HGV Driving experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.
This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as an HGV Driver, working in an exciting environment.
Essential duties and responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, you must be able to fulfil each essential duty:
Perform Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) on equipment and generate a DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet).
Stage and prepare vehicles in current and future Unit Identification Code (UIC) parking/staging plans.
Drive and operate the equipment on site.
Use the correct hand signals to guide vehicles and equipment around the worksite.
Comply with all current driving laws and regulations.
Drive equipment to staging areas as designated.
Drive equipment onto train carriages under the guidance of Deutsche Bahn Load Masters.
When required, deploy with the Equipment Configuration Hand-off Area (ECHA) team to other work sites.
Drive trucks to destination for pickup and delivery based on instructions or directions received.
Secure loads being transported to ensure safe and undamaged loads arrive at destination.
Assist in loading and unloading of material transported.
Be utilised as a crossing guard for inbound/outbound trains after training.
Maintain a daily timesheet and daily manning report, ensuring times are accurate.
Follow all safety procedures.
Deployment package and additional benefits
Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:
Extremely competitive rates of pay.
Weekly living allowance.
£250 towards you travelling to Germany.
Working hours Monday to Friday.
Progression and opportunities for promotion.
Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
Training given to enhance your skillset.
Assistance with finding accommodation
This is a great opportunity to work overseas, continue a career in contracting or experience it for the first time.
We also have a GMBH contract with Euro pay rates, for more information on this please ask and we will be happy to provide you with the information.
Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.
*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.