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Truck Driver Jobs in Kenya

Title: Truck Driver,

Industry: Food, 

Location: Thika,

Gross Salary: Competitive,

Kenblest Group in Thika is looking to hire Truck Drivers (Medium-Duty Vehicles and Heavy-Duty Vehicles) to join their distribution department. Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, the driver will be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of products to the customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to company systems, policies and procedures.
  • Inspecting a truck before the start of a trip – brakes, lights, oil, insurance etc.
  • Transporting and delivering items to customers in a safe and timely manner.
  • Adhering to assigned routes and following time schedules.
  • Abiding by all transportation laws and maintaining a safe driving record.
  • Operating trucks in an efficient and effective manner while reporting any issues as soon as possible.
  • Ensuring that the truck is washed – ensuring both the interior and exterior cleanliness of the vehicle (cabin included) is maintained.
  • Assisting with offloading customer items from the vehicles where possible.
  • Ensuring no unauthorized goods/persons are transported in company vehicles.
  • Engaging customers in a polite manner.
  • Any other duties deemed relevant by the management.

Required Skills

  • Exemplary driving skills
  • Ability to adhere to assigned routes, schedules, safety procedures and transportation laws
  • Strong time management and customer service skills
  • Ability to drive, lift and carry heavy items for extended periods
  • Attention to detail
  • A polite and professional disposition
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • High School Certificate
  • A valid class BCE driving license with over 5 years’ experience
  • Age – 35 years and above
  • Clean driving record
  • Working knowledge of safety or security vehicle driving and management rules
  • At least 3-years’ experience in sales & distribution – FMCG preferable
  • Experience distributing baked products will be an added advantage

Key deliverables of the job

  • Timely delivery of product to customers using authorized routes
  • Efficient use of fuel (km/l usage)
  • Monitoring truck behavior and timely reporting of anomalies
  • Management of external customers – government authority – police, city council askaris etc
  • Safe driving (speed, brakes, clutch etc.) including inspection of the truck at start of the day and after every delivery

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