LGV Class 1 Drivers


Job Details


UK Kettering Argos - 10954

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£33,658.92 OTE per annum

Closing Date

31/01/2020 17:00

Role Profile

We are looking to recruit LGV Class 1 Lorry Drivers to support our growing team at our award winning British catalogue retailer Argos operating in Kettering.

  • 11.85ph  
  • £13.56ph - for hours worked between 18:00 - 06:00
  • £14.79ph - for any hours worked over 45 hours (minus breaks)
  • Permanent 45 hours per week contract
  • Start times between 10:30 - 02:00

Working a 5 out of 7 on a rotating pattern rota:

  • 8 weeks of - Sunday to Thursday
  • Then 8 weeks of - Tuesday to Saturday
  • Followed by 8 weeks of - Monday to Friday

Potential salary - £33,658.92pa - Based on starting at 00:00 and working 50 hours per week

Basic salary £27,729 - Based on 45 hours per week and no uplifts

You will be either trunking or delivering to stores in and around the East Coast and Midlands area, so a good knowledge of the Midlands would be an advantage as Town and City lorry driving will be required.

The Role:

  • You will be required to accurately and efficiently complete delivery of stock within timescales set.
  • You will ensure all required documentation is completed accurately and in line with legislation.
  • You will attend any relevant training as required to ensure you remain fully equipped to perform your role effectively and to assist in the development of continuous improvement.
  • You will be responsible for the Health and Safety of themselves and other operatives by adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act.
  • You will report any accident or damage to any equipment or machinery.
  • You will be multi dropping deliveries to stores.
  • You will be using tail lifts and handling roll cages.
  • Keep your truck clean at all times.


Experience & Qualifications

  • You MUST hold a valid in date LGV HGV (C+E) Class 1 licence
  • You MUST hold a Valid Digital Tachograph Card
  • Full Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)
  • You MUST not have no more than 6 points on your licence
  • Your licence MUST have been held for at least 12 months
  • Commercial driving experience is desirable
  • You must be fully flexible in relation to shifts and duties
  • You must be able to provide a time critical delivery service in line with site KPI’s including fuel efficiency.



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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