Driver’s Helper – Ballymena

Closing Date: 9th June 2021
Location: Michelin Site, Raceview Road, Ballymena

Drivers Helper

Permanent / Full Time hours / Ref: DH/GV/05/21

Shift to be discussed at interview

Base location: Ballymena (Michelin site)

Due to our continual growth, we are looking to appoint a Drivers Helper to join our busy Logistics Team.

This role will be predominately based out of Ballymena (Michelin site at Raceview Road, Ballymena), however the successful candidate must be willing to travel to our Garvagh depot, as and when required. This role will form part of the Garvagh transport team.

Role & Responsibilities

  • To provide assistance to the Driver at all times
  • Obtain all necessary documentation for the daily runs to ensure efficient operation of the business activities
  • Check customer routing for the daily runs, prioritising workloads to ensure all customer commitments are achieved
  • Provide excellent customer service that supports the RiverRidge brand
  • Due to the physical nature of the role, you will be required to collect and move commercial containers
  • Ensure all electronic paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure Health & Safety adherence at all times
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Transport Department.

Essential Criteria

  • Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence (Max of 6 penalty points) and have access to a vehicle as this role will involve travelling to other depots and customer bases, as and when required
  • Good Geographical knowledge of NI
  • Good Communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Experience in dealing with customers and members of the public
  • Ability to work well with others / Team Player
  • Must be able to apply Manual Handling techniques
  • Flexible approach to working hours to include weekends and Bank Holidays


Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Previous experience working within the Transport Sector


            *Any offer of employment will be subject to successful security clearances*

**Must be able to provide documentation to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK**



If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the Company application form, outlining how you meet the criteria and forward by post to:

Recruitment, REF: DH/GV/05/21, RiverRidge, Electra Road, Maydown, BT47 6UL


email your completed application form to:

no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 9th June 2021

Click here for Company Application Form: Application Form DH

Click here for Company Equality Form: Equality Form DH

In the event of a large number of applications we reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short-listing stage.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer