Class 1 Drivers - Nights


Job Details


UK Northampton Sainsburys - 11466

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

31/01/2021 12:00

Summary and purpose of position:

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.

As a key member of our friendly workforce you will be delivering to national supermarkets and convenience stores in our fleet of Class 1 vehicles. Products will be delivered in roller cages; therefore, cage manoeuvring is required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • 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 drops within depot region.
  • 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
  • Reporting to the Transport Team Manager

Experience, skills, attributes and the Person:

  • 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
  • Class 1 experience is essential
  • 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


The above position will include shift and weekend working as the depot operates 24/7 and rota based on  any 5 out of 7 days. Start times currently available are night. Contracted to 47.5 hours per week with £14.32 hourly pay. Therefore, it is essential that you are flexible in your approach to work.


Closing Date : Ongoing