HGV Class 1 Driver (ADR)

Salary: £14.50 per hour

Location: Sneyd Hill – ST6 2DZ

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, usually a 6am. Some nights out required

You will be joining our team operating from our Stoke-on-Trent site, covering our customer and supplier base across the UK, as well as transporting waste between our other sites in the West Midlands. You will be working as part of our transport team, transporting packaged hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

This is a permanent position, with a minimum of 40 hours per week and all year round work.

Duties include:

  • Completing all necessary Legal Documentation, ensuring clients have a copy and it is returned to site for processing.
  • Labelling Waste
  • Ensuring the legality of the load and its adequate safety (Straps/Curtains/Shrink Wrap/ Palletised etc) in line with VOSA expectations using experience, expertise and good judgement
  • Monitoring driving hours to comply with the EU Working Time Directive to minimise Infringements
  • Providing excellent face to face customer service to our clients
  • Completing daily vehicle checks

Key requirements:

  • HGV Class 1 licence
  • ADR licence
  • Valid Digi Tacho card
  • Experience preferred, however would consider a new pass
  • FLT licence would be advantageous, but not necessary.

To apply

Send your CV to Megan Hanks-Salih mhanks-salih@redindustries.co.uk  and HR recruitment@redindustries.co.uk

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Company Benefits

Life Assurance

After a year in service you will be enrolled into our life assurance scheme, which pays out 4x your annual salary if you die in service.


Free access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential support and counselling on a range of issues such as financial wellbeing, relationship issues, childcare issues, family issues, stress and anxiety.


Automatic enrolment into our company pension scheme, in which we contribute 3% of your monthly salary.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Save 25-39% on a bike and accessories, with nothing to pay upfront. The payments are taken tax efficiently from your salary each month.

Training Opportunities

We have introduced Institute of Leadership and Management training across the group to encourage a culture of empowerment and feedback. We can also fund FLT or heavy plant training for the right candidate.

Strong Leadership Team

We are ambitious and have strong managers to guide us towards our goal to become the UK’s premier waste management company. We will empower you to use your initiative and think big.