Transport Colleague (Class 1 Driver)


Job Details


UK Sherburn Sainsburys - 11474

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£12.45/hr rising to £14.30/hr after 13 weeks

Closing Date

31/10/2019 12:00

Transport Colleague


Sainsbury’s, Sherburn in Elmet


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.

The good news is that our continued success and business growth has opened up exciting opportunities for experienced LGV C & E Drivers to join our successful team at our 550,000 sq ft multi temperature distribution centre in Sherburn in Elmet, Sainsbury’s contract.

The Role:


  • Reporting to the Transport Team Manager
  • Delivering stock to the stores in a professional, economical and safe manner at all times, whilst following company procedures and maintaining the company image to provide a quality service to the stores.
  • Work as trained to ensure that the transport operation achieves the targeted daily and weekly KPIs
  • To undertake general duties which support the transport function efficiently and effectively
  • To report incidents or accidents that occur whilst on the road, at store or at depot
  • Comply with driver hours legislation and all road traffic regulations.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations
  • To present vehicles for routine service or in need of defect repair to the maintenance provider.
  • Ensure vehicle is sealed before and after delivery.
  • Adhere to company procedures in connection with PPE and company uniform
  • Undertake such duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the function and department.
  • Elements of manual handling will be involved in this role.


The Person:


  • Must have a minimum of 35 CPC hours
  • Ability to work on your own initiative, working to strict deadlines
  • A good communicator both verbal and written
  • A flexible team based approach
  • Awareness of Transport and Health and Safety legislation
  • Ability to act on instruction


The above positions will include shift and weekend work as the depot operates 24 /7 therefore, it is essential that you are flexible in your approach to work.


We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include 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.  Please submit your CV and covering letter via the Company’s website or call 01977 688555 for an application form.

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Closing Date:  31st October 2019