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7.5t Drivers and Class 2 Shunter Driver

Milton Keynes

Job Details

Location

UK Milton Keynes*

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£22,000 per annum

Closing Date

27/09/2019 22:45

Role Overview

Permanent role – 12 hour shifts 4 on 4 off – 40 hours per week Shunter / Tug Driver - £22,000 per annum

7.5t driver and class 2 driver required to Shunter/Tug for our contract based at Magna Park, Milton Keynes.  3 months shunting experience would be an advantage, however training can be provided.

You will be required to complete shunting work around the yard transporting various items, and helping in warehouse when required.

This is a permanent position, working any 5 from 7 days, 07:00 to 15:00 / 11:00 to 19:00 on  rotating shifts.  Working 2 weekends on and 2 weekends off.

  • Hourly rate - £10.57 per hour
  • Salary£22,000 per annum

 

  • The Role:
  • To shunt trailers around site
  • 20/40/45ft containers on trailers and setting trailer jacks under containers on bays.
  • Applying safety equipment to trailers
  • Perform yard checks
  • Directing drivers to correct bays for loading
  • Trailer inspections, reporting defects
  • Site cleaning as and when required
  • To work within the guidelines of the company’s safety culture, ensuring the safety of themselves and their colleagues at all times.
  • Moving all vehicles that come on site

This is a physical role where you will be mounting and dismounting trailers and will involve safely securing trailers with safety jacks.

Security clearance will need to be gained and therefore vigorous pre employment vetting will form part of the recruitment process

Experience & Qualifications

  • You must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • 7.5t licence or Class 2 licence is required.
  • Previous Shunting experience is an advantage, however training can be provided
  • Reliable and self-motivated
  • Flexible approach to hours of work
  • Able to perform in a team environment
     

If you feel that you have what it takes to support us in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

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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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