Class 1 Drivers


Job Details


UK Kettering Argos - 10954

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£37,375.00 per annum

Closing Date

25/06/2021 16:30

Role Profile

Wincanton are looking to recruit LGV Class 1 Lorry Drivers to support our growing team at our award-winning British catalogue retailer Argos operating in Kettering.

  • £37,375.00 - Based on starting at 00:00 and working 50 hours per week
  • 5 out of 7 rotating rota
  • Start times between 14:00 – 00:00
  • 8 weeks Sunday - Thursday
  • 8 weeks Tuesday - Saturday
  • 8 weeks Monday – Friday
  • Fixed Weekend and Tuesday – Saturday shifts also available
  • £12.94 per hour basic = £30,279.6 per annum based on 45 hours per week and no uplifts
  • £14.81 per hour - for hours worked between 18:00 - 06:00
  • £16.07 per hour - Overtime (worked over 45 hours, minus breaks)

You will be either trunking or delivering to stores in and around the East Coast and Midlands area, a good knowledge of the Midlands would be an advantage as Town and City lorry driving will be required.

Benefits include:

  • Permanent 45 hour a week contract
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Company pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Full Uniform
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts
  • £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250! 

Key responsibilities:

  • You will be required to accurately and efficiently complete delivery of stock within timescales set.
  • You will ensure all required documentation is completed accurately and in line with legislation.
  • You will attend any relevant training as required to ensure you remain fully equipped to perform your role effectively and to assist in the development of continuous improvement.
  • You will be responsible for the Health and Safety of themselves and other operatives by adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act.
  • You will report any accident or damage to any equipment or machinery.
  • You will be multi dropping deliveries to stores.
  • You will be using tail lifts and handling roll cages.
  • Keep your truck clean at all times.


Experience & Qualifications

  • You MUST hold a valid in date LGV HGV (C+E) Class 1 licence
  • You MUST hold a Valid Digital Tachograph Card
  • Full Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)
  • You MUST not have no more than 6 points on your licence
  • Your licence MUST have been held for at least 12 months
  • Commercial driving experience is desirable
  • You must be fully flexible in relation to shifts and duties
  • You must be able to provide a time critical delivery service in line with site KPI’s including fuel efficiency.

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include discounted staff shop, 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holiday), access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join.

These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

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.



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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