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Class 1 Driver

Nottinghamshire, Worksop
£38272 - £40859 per annum
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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Class 1 Driver

£38,272 to £40,859 per annum



Role Profile

Wincanton are recruiting for Class 1 drivers to join our team working on our Wilko contract based out of Worksop.

Delivering to stores across the UK with an average of 2 drops per day and pickups using Tri-Axle Box Trailers as well as Curtainsiders. 

•             £38,272 – basic annual salary

•             £16.00 – basic hourly rate

•             46 hours per week

•             £1.25 – on top of basic hourly rate for hours worked between 1800 and 0600

•             £21.33 - For hours worked over 46 hours & unscheduled day (Mon-Fri)

•             £24 per hour - For Unscheduled Saturday Shift

•             £28 per hour - For Unscheduled Sunday Shift

•             Part time opportunities available

Working any 5 out of 6 (Monday to Saturday) with the following start times available:

•             Starting between 1000 and 14.00

•             Starting between 1400 and 1700

•             Starting between 1700 and 2000

Potential earnings of up to £39,709.50 based on 46 hours per week starting at 1400

Potential earnings of up to £40,859.50 based on 46 hours per week starting at 1800 onwards

Rota Patterns available:

•             Tue to Sat (fixed shift)

•             Mon to Fri / Tue to Sat (2 week rota)

•             Mon, Tue, Fri and Sat / Mon to Thu / Wed to Sat (4 days, 3 week rota)

Benefits Include:

•             Weekly pay

•             20% Wilko discount

•             New fleet of vehicles

•             Opportunities available to progress to transport management

•             Opportunities available to progress to driver mentoring and provide driver excellence training

•             Training and maintaining a corporate standard within Wincanton

•             Essential DCPC training

•             23 days holiday entitlement (4 over 7 - inclusive of bank holidays)

•             28 days holiday entitlement (5 over 7 - inclusive of bank holidays)

•             Access to company pension scheme

•             Childcare vouchers

•             RAC discount

•             High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts

•             For every driver that you refer, you can earn an impressive £1,000

Key responsibilities

•             You will be responsible for the accurate and timely movement and delivery of our customers’ products, servicing the General Merchandise sector

•             Ensuring all documentation is completed accurately, and that use of any point of delivery technology is used with attention to detail

•             Adhering to safe working practices to ensure the safety of yourself and others at all times

•             A flexible approach to working patterns and start times as dictated by the needs of the business, and willing to spend nights away from base when required

•             Complying with all relevant legislation in line with Drivers Hours and Working Time Directive requirements

•             Following socially distanced conditions in line with government guidelines regarding Covid-19

Experience & Qualifications

•             Must hold a valid Class 1 licence

•             Must hold a valid Driver CPC

•             Must hold a valid digital tachograph card

•             Must not have more than 6 points on licence

•             Minimum 6 to 12 months Class 1 driving experience required

•             Possess excellent customer facing awareness skills

•             Good timekeeper and able to work unsupervised

•             Enthusiastic and reliable with a commitment to delivering 1st class customer service

•             Must have good communication skills and a flexible can do attitude to work

•             Must have a good geographical knowledge

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include full uniform, safety equipment, Wilko discount card, 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.

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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