Class 1 Driver (Days)


Job Details


UK Portbury Shared User - Screwfix

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£30,809.52 (plus benefits & overtime)

Closing Date

30/10/2020 17:00

Role Profile

We currently are recruiting for committed and reliable Class 1 Drivers, for an exciting opportunity to work for our prestigious Screwfix contract, driving out of Portbury.

  • 50 hours per week
  • Working 5 from 7 days with start time between 0100 and 0400
  • Time and a half paid for start times before 0400

Predominantly you will be delivering cages and items such as copper pipes and radiators to Trade Counter stores, completing between 2 to 5 drops per day.  This role involves relationship building with our customers and therefore Customer service is a key factor within this role.

Manual handling required as you will be carrying items into the store with staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring you are compliant with all relevant legislation in line with Drivers Hours and Working Time Directive
  • You will Adhere to Safe Working Practices
  • You will commit to safe and efficient handling of vehicles – optimising fuel usage and taking responsibility for the cleanliness of vehicles
  • You will also undertake other such duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the Transport function or to support our customer

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 in order to carry out the Driver role

Experience and Qualifications

  • You MUST hold a valid in date Class 1 licence
  • You MUST hold a valid in date CPC licence
  • You MUST hold a valid in date Tachograph card
  • You cannot have more than 6 penalty points on your licence
  • Minimum 6 months class 1 driving experience preferred
  • We require all candidates to be smartly presented
  • We require all candidates to demonstrate a flexible approach
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role or customer service would be advantageous
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary.  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.



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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