Class 2 Shunter/Fitter


Job Details


Harlow DC

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£30,000 per annum

Closing Date

06/11/2020 12:00

Role Profile

Due to contract expansion, Wincanton are looking for Class 2 Shunter/Fitter to join our award-winning IKEA team in Harlow, Essex.

  • Class 2 Shunter/Fitter
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • Start times between 05:00 - 05:30
  • Overtime for hours over 40 per week

You will be shunting vehicles between sites and completing running defects as required such as light bulbs, mirror cases and oil for our fleet of vehicles.

Benefits include:

  • Permanent 40 hour a week contract plus overtime
  • 28 days annual leave includes bank holidays
  • Essential DCPC Training
  • Company pension scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • Full Uniform
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts

In this role you will:

  • Be flexible in your approach to work
  • Work efficiently to tight deadlines to ensure minor defects are dealt with prior to drivers leaving site
  • Be the shunt driver making daily visits to other sites including Tottenham and Thurrock
  • When on site to jet wash vehicles, shunt vehicles on site and repair any defects reported by delivery crews
  • It may be necessary to go out to crews on a breakdown for repairs that can be made on the road side such as battery issues
  • To conduct vehicle checks such as oil, tyres, add blue, walking round vehicles to check for any damage

Experience & Qualifications

  • You MUST hold a valid in date LGV HGV Class 2 licence
  • A trained fitter with a recognised qualification
  • You MUST hold a Valid Digital Tachograph Card
  • Full Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)
  • You MUST have no more than 6 points on your licence
  • Previous customer service and commercial driving experience is desirable
  • Confident, engaging, polite and friendly
  • Understanding, calm, professional and a team player
  • Be able to provide a time critical delivery service and be competant in minor vehicle repairs



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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