Class 1 Trunk Driver (Nights)


Job Details


UK Portbury Shared User - Howden

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£32,773.32 per annum

Closing Date

31/01/2020 23:45

Role Profile

LGV Class 1 Night Trunking Lorry Driver positions now available at the Wincanton shared user site in Portbury, Bristol to work on our Howden’s contract delivering to multiple sites.

  • £12.33 per hour
  • Basic £28,865.52 per annum
  • Night rate of £3,907.80 per annum
  • Overtime paid after 45 hours at standard rate
  • Monday to Friday
  • Start times between 16:30 and 18:00

Benefits include:

  • Permanent 45 hour a week contract
  • Essential DCPC training **
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • No bank holiday working
  • £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

What we expect from our drivers:

  • Responsible for the accurate, timely movement and delivery of our customers’ products
  • Adhering to safe working practices to ensure the safety of yourself and others at all times
  • Securing load of the trailer to ensure products are safely secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times and to take ownership of customer issues on delivery
  • Carry out deliveries within the delivery window in a safe manner.
  • Be aware of the vehicle defects and bring to the attention of Transport Office as necessary.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the Driver role.
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Transport Office
  • Keep truck clean at all times

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid HGV LGV Class 1 (C+E) licence
  • Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC Card)
  • Must hold a Digital Tachograph card
  • Must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • Minimum 12 months night trunking experience.
  • A Good timekeeper and ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent geographical knowledge as deliveries throughout the British Isles
  • Enthusiastic and reliable willing to go the extra mile for customer service
  • Adhere and promote Health & Safety values

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.

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




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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