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Class 2 Driver

Essex, Harlow
Up to £40060 per annum
Closing date
20 Jan 2022

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Class 2 Driver

£40,060 per annum



Role Profile

Wincanton are looking for a Class 2 Driver who has a passion for customer service to join our early shift team in Harlow. Carrying out deliveries for our Ikea contract, in and around London whilst following socially distanced conditions in line with government guidelines regarding Covid-19.

  • £40,060 per annum
  • £16.05 hourly salary
  • 5 days on 3 days off, including weekends
  • Average of 25 drops per shift
  • Working 48 hours per week
  • Early shift start times between 05:30 to 07:00

Benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Uniform and PPE
  • Access to pension scheme
  • Share incentive plan
  • Discounts including breakdown cover, airport parking and EE Network
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Medical cash plans
  • For every driver that you refer, you can earn an impressive £1,000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering of flat pack furniture as part of a 2-man team
  • Carry out a physically demanding role, whilst providing a positive customer experience, which includes heavy, manual handling
  • Room of choice delivery which will require delivery upstairs, including blocks of flats
  • Responsible for timely communication with the customer and a polite and efficient service
  • Weekend working
  • Communication with transport office and IKEA customer services team to report delivery failures
  • 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

Experience and Qualifications

  • You MUST hold a valid in date Class 2 Category C
  • Must have a valid Driver CPC and Tacho card
  • No more than 6 points on your licence
  • Experience of delivering in London
  • Experience in a customer facing role would be an advantage
  • Have a positive, flexible attitude to work
  • DBS check will be undertaken

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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