Class 1 Driver

Kent, Tunbridge Wells
Up to £32264.64 per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2021

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Class 1 Driver
£32,264.64 per annum
Tunbridge Wells

Role Profile
Wincanton are looking for Class 1 Drivers who have a passion for customer service to join our team in Tunbridge Wells carrying out a mixture of deliveries for our Home Delivery network which includes M&S.

* £32,264.64 per annum
* 48 hours per week
* Average 1 to 2 drops per shift

Working 4/5 days out of 6 (Monday to Saturday) starting between 0500 to 0700, 1000 to 1300 or 1700 to 2000.

Duties include delivering to/collecting from distribution centres in the UK. There will also be occasions where the role will require you to perform shunting duties at the Tunbridge Wells site.

Benefits include:
* 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
* Uniform and PPE
* Access to pension scheme
* Share incentive plan
* Discounts including breakdown cover, airport parking and EE Network
* Childcare vouchers
* Medical cash plans
* £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

Key Responsibilities:
* Delivering empty/filled trailers to distribution centres as well as collecting
* Ensuring loads have been secured
* Drive in a safe, responsible and courteous manner at all times, and in accordance with company policy & procedures, legislation and traffic regulations.
* Carry out truck checks and ensure that defects are reported immediately and complete all paperwork in line with procedure
* Following socially distanced conditions in line with government guidelines regarding Covid-19

Experience and Qualifications
* Must hold a valid Class 1 licence
* Must hold a valid Digital Tachograph Card
* Must hold a valid Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)
* Minimum 12 months Class 1 driving experience
* Previous experience in trunking would be an advantage
* Have a positive, flexible attitude to work
* Good timekeeper, with the ability to work unsupervised
* Offer subject to satisfactory completion of driver assessment

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary.

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

About Us
Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is "to make our customers business's better, every day."

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That's why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.


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Wincanton is a leading supply chain partner for British business, providing supply chain solutions up and down the country with 19,100 colleagues working across more than 200 sites. and have a 3,500-strong fleet of vehicles.

We are great people delivering sustainable supply chain value.

Our Culture:

Our culture comes from a shared set of ideas, beliefs and values as to what is important to us as a company, and what drives value for our customers. For us, making our customers’ business better – every day, is our aim.

Driving Roles:

Working with organisations across our many sectors, we have various driver opportunities across the country. We offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. You will also receive some great company paid benefits including:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Loss of LGV licence insurance

In addition, you will have access to some great tax efficient benefits and discounts such as:

  • Share incentive plan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Medical cash plans
  • Discounts including breakdown cover, airport parking, EE Network

We have a number of great driver opportunities across the country.

We are recruiting now, so to find out more about joining our winning team by applying for one of the jobs below:

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