Class 2 Driver

Birmingham, West Midlands
£25534.00 - £28174.00 per annum
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Class 2 Ready-mix Relief Driver
Up to £28,174 per annum

Role Profile
Are you looking for a permanent driving role with no Sunday working, bank holidays and Christmas off, then we have the job for you!

Wincanton are recruiting permanent Class 2 Relief Drivers to join our Ready-mix Concrete Mixer fleet, delivering to various sites throughout the Midlands.

* £25,534 per annum - basic annual salary
* £10.23 per hour
* £1,040 per annum relief driver allowance
* Up to £1,600 per annum incentive scheme
* Overtime paid
* 6th shift pay for working on Saturdays

Working Monday to Friday (with occasional Saturdays) starting between 0600 and 0700.

You will be provided with a hire van to travel to the depots with travel time paid.

Due to the nature of the role, nights out will be required on occasions.

Premiums and Overtime:
* £25.00 - Per night out

Potential earnings of up to £28,174 based on relief allowance and obtaining full incentive scheme bonus.

* Guaranteed 48 hour a week permanent contract
* Mineral Products Qualification and SUDs courses (Registered for DCPC)
* Paid in-depth induction & training programme
* Full uniform and PPE
* 25 days holiday + bank holidays
* Bank Holidays and Christmas off
* Access to company pension scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* RAC discount
* High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts

Incentive scheme:
The incentive scheme is split in to four measurable and awarding categories each to the value of £100. These total the attainable award of £400 per quarter and to the value of £1,600 within a year in addition to the annual salary.

To be measured and paid quarterly:
* April/May/June - Paid July
* July/August/September - Paid October
* October/November/December - Paid January
* January/February/March - Paid April

Key Responsibilities:
* Main duties of this role will be delivering to construction sites, quarries and residential areas predominantly throughout the North, as per customer requirements
* Saturday working may be required on an alternate basis
* To be flexible to night out if required
* Support depots when other drivers are sick or on holiday or due to high work demands
* Take pride in your vehicle and ensure it is cleaned through the working day and after each delivery.
* Complete the daily end of work cleaning procedure on the inside of the mixer drum
* Operate your vehicle efficiently and have a good geographical knowledge of the area
* Be punctual, have good communication skills with our clients and complete relevant paperwork
* Be willing to learn new skills and attend all company training programmes
* Wear driver uniform and PPE to be worn
* Be an ambassador for the company and Wincanton brand

Experience and Qualifications
* Must hold a valid HGV Class 2 licence
* Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC Card)
* Must hold a Digital Tachograph card
* Must not have more than 6 points on your licence
* NEW drivers will be considered
* MPQC card advantageous, but not essential
* Recent HGV driving experience within the construction industry i.e building sites or quarries is desirable, but not essential
* Must be able to demonstrate the operation of a rigid vehicle around tight spaces
* Must be able to work Saturday's and be flexible within your working time
* Be enthusiastic, reliable and customer focused, with the ability to maintain positive internal and external customer relationships
* Be punctual, have good communication skills and work ethic
* Good geographical knowledge is beneficial
* Be willing to learn new skills

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

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.


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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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