3.5 Tonne Driver

Essex, Harlow
Up to £28704.00 per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Wincanton are looking for 3.5 Tonne Van Drivers who have a passion for customer service to join our early shift team in Harlow, Essex. Carrying out deliveries for our Ikea contract, in and around London.

* £28,704 per annum
* £11.50 hourly salary
* 5 days on 3 days off over an 8-week rota - with regular weekend working
* Average of 25 drops per shift
* Working 48 hours per week
* Shift start times between 05:00 to 6.00

Benefits include:

* 28 days annual leave (includes Bank Holidays)
* Uniform and PPE
* Access to pension scheme
* Permanent 48 hour a week contract
* Access to the Professional Driver Programme - Class 2 Licence Acquisition, if successful salary will rise to £40k
* Discounts including breakdown cover, high street, online stores and restaurant discounts
* Childcare vouchers
* For every driver that you refer, you can earn an impressive £1,000

Key Responsibilities:
* Be passionate about providing an excellent customer experience to our customers in their homes
* Work efficiently to tight deadlines to ensure customer satisfaction targets and service targets are adhered to in line with our values and behaviours
* Keep in regular communication with both customers and colleagues to update on progress and manage expectations effectively
* Drive in a safe and responsible manner, as we value the communities we service
* Be physically able to carry furniture in our customers' homes, taking care to protect their property and personal effects.
* Keep the van you use clean, tidy and well cared for so it is ready to be used the next day
* Due to the nature of the work heavy lifting is required. It is therefore essential that the successful applicant is capable to carry out this nature of work.

Experience and Qualifications
* You MUST hold a valid in date driving licence
* Must have a valid Driver CPC and Tacho card
* No more than 6 points on your licence
* Be willing to upskill on our Professional Driver Programme
* Previous customer service and commercial driving experience is desirable
* Multi drop experience is desirable
* Be smartly presented, confident, engaging, polite and friendly
* 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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