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Truck / Demo Driver

Full time Position

Truck Driving with Cross

Due to Covid-19 , Cross Agricultural Engineering had very little work full time truck driver in 2020. This was due to all trade shows Europe wide being cancelled unexpectedly.  


In 2021 however Cross are now hiring a truck driver to deliver machine and demo machines. All deliveries will need to be set up and demonstrated for new customers. This will be part of the truck driving job and training will be provided. Some demos and deliveries will also be carried out in our 828 Fendt Tractor. 

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to drive trucks and tractors.

See details below

Job Title: Truck Driver/ Machine operator

Job Description

Payment: Discussed at interview stages

Terms : Full time 

Cross Agricultural Engineering Ltd. are currently seeking a truck driver and machinery operator to deliver machinery. This is a full time position and is based at the Cross factory in Rathangan Co.Kildare. 

About the Company: Cross is a leading Engineering company who specialize in the design and manufacturing of Farm, Biogas, commercial and food processing machinery. We currently deliver all our own machinery to customers and would like to continue providing that service. We also attend 5 Trade shows in the UK and 2 in Ireland per year. We would like a truck driver to bring the machines to these trade shows and help us set up the stands (this area of the job will not take place until further notice because of trade shows being cancelled due to Covid-19)

About the Job: At Cross we pride ourselves in offering top of the range equipment to our drivers. The new driver will be using a 2016 Volvo FH Globetrotter and a stretchable Nooteboom trailer. 

The driver will be doing the following roles:

  • Delivering machines Ireland wide to Customers.

  • Delivering machines UK wide to Customers.

  • Delivering to customers and trade shows we are attending
     

When there is no driving to be done the driver will be doing the following work:

  • Driving tractors for demonstrating machines to customers

  • Setting up machines on farms for customers

  • Setting up show stands with other staff when you get to the show

  • Driving the Company van to collect parts in Dublin

  • Helping in the assembly shop to get machines ready for loading and delivery

  • Driver will not be put cleaning the yard

Pay: At Cross we agree payment at the interview stage. We can confirm that this is a very generous salary. 

The job also comes with a company credit card to pay for any food when out in the truck and pay for truck stops (driver will never sleep on the side of a road).

Requirements: 

  • Full Artic licence

  • CPC up to date

  • Digital Tacho card

  • Mechanical experience with machinery is an advantage but not essential

  • Low loader experience is an advantage but not essential.

  • History of tying down loads is an advantage but not essential.

  • Must be comfortable with Driving very large Tractors

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