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Category B (3.5 Tonne van)

Greenford, London
Up to £11.00 per hour
Closing date
13 Aug 2021

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Category B (3.5 Tonne van)
£11 per hour

Role Profile
Wincanton are looking for Category B (3.5 Tonne van) drivers who has a passion for customer service to join our team in Greenford carrying out a home deliveries for our Waitrose contract.

* £11 per hour (increases to £11.25 after 6 months service)
* £22,800 per annum
* 40 hours per week
* Overtime paid at basic hourly rate after 40 hours

Working 5 over 7 days on a rolling rota with days and afternoon starts available:
* Days starting between 0500 and 0730
* Afternoons starting between 1300 and 1500

Benefits include:
* 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
* Access to discounted Waitrose shop on site
* Uniform and PPE
* Access to pension scheme
* Share incentive plan
* Discounts including breakdown cover, airport parking and EE Network
* Training and development to support you in your role
* Childcare vouchers
* Medical cash plans
* £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

Key Responsibilities:
* Be spending your day greeting our customers and delivering their shopping on-time providing excellent customer service
* Operate your vehicle in a safe, legal and economical manner always
* Carry out daily vehicle checks accurately and follow correct defect procedures
* From loading up, fueling and checking the van for the next route, or giving a customer a call so they know what time their shopping will arrive, everything we do is with our customers in mind
* To deal with any queries or complaints in a courteous and efficient manner
* Work towards deliveries in line with key performance indicators (KPI's)
* Following socially distanced conditions in line with government guidelines regarding Covid-19

Experience and Qualifications
* Must be at least 18 years of age and hold a valid UK manual driving licence
* Must have no more than 6 points on your licence
* Must not have been disqualified from driving within the last 10 years
* Previous experience in customer service is essential
* Previous in experience in retail/hospitality advantageous
* Have a positive, flexible attitude to work
* Good timekeeper, with the ability to work unsupervised
* Has a good degree of literacy and numeracy
* DBS check will be undertaken

Due to the nature of the work this role is physically demanding, and heavy manual handling is required. It is therefore essential that the successful applicant is capable to carry out this nature of work.

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. 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."

This new partnership with Waitrose is a key strategic priority for Wincanton and allows us to bring together our substantial capabilities in Food Logistics, Home Delivery, Customer Experience and Online Fulfilment. It`s an industry first as Wincanton will be the only third-party logistics provider in the UK to operate an online Grocery Customer Fulfilment Centre.

Waitrose & Partners prides itself on being different. Our intention is to combine the convenience of a supermarket with the expertise and service of a specialist food shop. Add this to our unswerving dedication to our customers and the highest respect for our suppliers (the provenance and traceability of our food is vital) and, of course, the environment and you can start to see we're a bit more than 'just' a supermarket.


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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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