Truck Driver Job in Kenya

Position: Truck Driver

Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centres
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventive maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Input “macros” into automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Manoeuvre trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Qualifications & Skills

  • Proven work experience as a truck driver
  • O Level minimum C plus a college certificate
  • Good knowledge of major cities in Kenya
  • Prior experience in bakery and confectionary business will be highly preferred
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations
  • Good spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Well groomed
  • Valid truck driving licence

To apply for this position, send your CV to recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke quoting the position in the subject line, current and expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Transport and Logistics
Updated: January 12, 2018 — 6:58 pm