Class 1 Delivery Driver (Nights)


Job Details


UK Northampton Sainsburys - 11467

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£35,370.04 up to £37,778.56 per annum

Closing Date

31/01/2021 23:45

Role Profile

Fixed Term to Permanent Role – Any 5 out of 7 –  Nights – from £35,370.04 up to £37,778.56pa

We have an exciting opportunity for Class 1 drivers to join our busy Sainsbury’s transport team from our Northampton depot.

This role is paying £14.32ph with the following premiums:

  • £1.83ph - for hours worked between 18:00 – 06:00
  • £21.48ph – overtime rate
  • Weekend work required
  • Contracted to 47.5 hours per week
  • Lunar pay

Various positions within the following start band:

22:10 – 3:30

Basic Salary - £35,370.04pa plus night premiums

You will be delivering products to national supermarkets and convenience stores. Products will be in cages and therefore cage manoeuvring is required.

Due to the nature of the work movement of roller cages is required, it is therefore essential that the successful applicant is capable to carry out these duties.

What we expect from our drivers:

  • Ownership for the safe and timely delivery of our customers’ products.
  • Securing caged loads and carrying out its transfer from depot to store.
  • Operation of point of delivery technology, the completion of driver checks and documentation.
  • Carrying out multi-drops of chilled, produce and ambient products within depot region.
  • Carrying out national multi-drops of frozen products.
  • Adhering to Driving legislation and professional competence standards.
  • Undertaking professional development.
  • Investing in our award-winning health and safety standards
  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer service

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid Class 1 Licence
  • Must hold a valid DCPC Card
  • Must hold a Digi Card
  • Must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • Minimum 9 months Class 1 experience is essential
  • Must have recent retail store delivery experience
  • A flexible approach to working patterns and start times to meet business needs
  • Motivated and committed with high personal and professional standards
  • Possess excellent communication skills, understand and follow both verbal and written information.
  • Able to work within set timescales to meet customers service requirements.

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

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. We have a subsidised canteen on site, gymnasium and full uniform will be provided.

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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