Class 1 Drivers (Lates)


Job Details


UK Greenford Multi User 1 - 10366

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£32,198 per annum

Closing Date

28/02/2021 12:00

Role Profile

PERMANENT ROLE - £32,198 per annum

Wincanton are looking to recruit Class 1 Drivers to join our 24-hour operation in Greenford, supporting our Waitrose contract.

Working 5 out of 7 days on rotation starting between 1200 and 0000.

  • £32,198 – annual salary
  • £12.90 – hourly rate
  • £19.35 – overtime rate for hours worked over 48
  • 48 hours per week contract

Benefits include:

  • 20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • Access to 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!

Delivering to distribution centres in the North West, East Midlands and South East with an average of 2 drops per day.  Unloading cages from the trailer and collecting empties.  This role involves relationship building with our customers and therefore Customer service is a key factor within this role.

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
  • Keep truck clean at all times

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid Class 1 licence
  • Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC Card)
  • Must hold a valid Digital Tachograph card
  • Must have 6 points or less points on your licence
  • Minimum 6 months Class 1 driving experience required
  • 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

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.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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