Class 1 Driver (Days)

King's Lynn

Job Details


UK Wissington British Sugar

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£28,290.60 per annum

Closing Date

25/06/2021 16:00

Role Profile

Permanent role – Monday - Friday £28,290.60 per annum

Based on 45 hours per week contract

Class 1 Driver equired for the UK’s leading supply chain provider based in Wissington, working on the prestigious British Sugar contract.

You will be required to transport construction, food, retail and manufacturing products.

This is a permanent position, working Monday to Friday on 12 hour shifts.

  • £12.09 per hour - Hourly rate
  • £13.25 per hour - Hours worked between 18.00-04.00hrs
  • £13.30 per hour - Hours worked between 00.01 Saturday – 00.01 Monday.
  • £14.39 per hour - Bank Holiday working
  • £24.70 - Night out allowance per shift
  • £30.00 - Sixth shift payment per shift

Contracted to 45 hours but can work up to approximately 60 hours per week

You will need to be flexible to night out if required

Key responsibilities

  • To advise the depot of any problems, changes to schedule etc.
  • To ensure the organisation and accurate completion of all related paperwork.
  • Log in daily using a mobile phone tracking system
  • To participate in driver de-brief sessions at the end of each shift.
  • To ensure compliance with all transport driver legislation and with company and site policies and procedures.
  • To avoid stock damage in line with company and site procedures.
  • To undertake the necessary training in order to carry out your role in a safe and efficient manner.
  • To ensure that all training (especially related to Health and Safety) is adhered to at all times.
  • To appropriately report any personal injury, accident or damage to any equipment, Machinery, premises or stock.
  • To be flexible in the undertaking of your duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the function.
  • To contribute towards the improvement of processes/methods of operating practices.
  • Ensure you are the driving force behind delivering exceptional customer service.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Class 1 licence and full CPC.
  • You will need to be enthusiastic, reliable, helpful and organised.
  • Flexibility and the will to learn new skills and to undertake new challenges.
  • You will have a proactive and committed approach towards all aspects of the job and ensure high standards in health and safety, customer service and legal compliance are met and exceeded.
  • Able to navigate your way around the UK and plan your day accordingly.

Incentive scheme:

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

If you feel that you have what it takes to support us 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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