Class 2 Lorry Driver


Job Details


UK Charlton Sainsburys - 12323

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Up to £33,826.65 per annum

Closing Date

01/01/2020 12:00

Role Profile

Wincanton are recruiting Class 2 Lorry Drivers to join our busy Sainsburys transport team based out of our depot in Charlton, Thameside.

  • £13.94 per hour
  • Working any 4 or 5 out of 7 (dependent on shift start time)
  • Working 5 out of 8 weekends in an 8-week rota
  • 170 hours over a 4-week period
  • £31.67 one off payment for additional shift worked
  • Start times available: 21:00 | 22:00 | 06:00 | 07:00

Potential Earnings:

  • £33,826.65 pa based on 42.5 hours a week, starting at either 21:00 or 22:00
  • £30,807.40 pa based on 42.5 hours a week, starting at either 06:00 or 07:00

 You will be delivering products to local convenience stores. Products will be in cages and therefore kerbside unloading via a tail lift and Town/City driving will be required.

Benefits include:

  • Permanent contract
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working hours
  • Full uniform provided
  • New drivers considered
  • £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 multi-drop 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 to carry out the Driver role.
  • Keeping your truck clean at all times

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

  • Must hold a valid HGV LGV Class 2 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
  • Previous retail and commercial driving experience is desirable 
  • You must be confident, engaging, polite and friendly
  • You must be understanding, calm, professional and a team player
  • Be flexible in relation to shifts and duties
  • Be able to provide a time critical delivery service in line with targets agreed with customer and Wincanton

£500 for recommending a driver friend and your friend also gets £250

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton 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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