Class 1 Driver


Job Details


UK Basildon Argos - 12508

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£34,164.00 basic per annum

Closing Date

30/10/2020 16:00

Role Profile

Wincanton are looking for Class 1 LGV Lorry Drivers to join our Argos team in Basildon, Essex.

  • £34,164.00 per annum basic
  • £14.60 per hour
  • Midnight through to 18:00
  • Weekend work required

Start bands between:

  • 09:00 - 12:00
  • 17:00 - 20:00
  • 21:00 - 00:00

Premiums and Overtime:

  • £18.24ph – for any hours worked over 45 hours (minus breaks)
  • £17.52ph – for hours worked between18:00– 06:00
  • £19.35ph – for hours worked on additional shift
  • £21.91ph – for any hours worked on a Bank holiday

Benefits include:

  • Permanent 45 hour a week contract
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • Company pension scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts
  • £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

You will be delivering to stores in the London, East and South East area which can consist of 2-3 stores on a load delivering up to 2 loads per shift.

Due to the nature of the work heavy lifting is required.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will be delivering to stores in the London, East and South East area, so a good knowledge of London would be an advantage, therefore Town/City driving will be required.
  • 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 truck tidy at all times

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid HGV LGV Class 1 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 licence held for at least 12 months
  • Commercial driving experience is desirable
  • You must be fully flexible in relation to shifts and duties
  • You need to be able to ensure correct and accurate completion of documentation in line with legislative and company policies and procedures.
  • You must be able to provide a time critical delivery service in line with site KPI’s including fuel efficiency.

Applicants will also undergo a driving and medical assessment.

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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