Class 1 Driver

Milton Keynes

Job Details


Containers - Milton Keynes

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£32,994 per annum

Closing Date

30/07/2021 08:00



Due to the expansion of the Wincanton Containers network throughout the UK, we are looking for Class 1 Driver for our depot in Milton Keynes  covering class 1 container and curtain side work.

  •  £32,994 per annum (based on meal allowance, weekly bonus & ADR payment)
  • Monday – Friday
  • Start time – 06:00
  • Overtime available


  • £621.37 per week basic (includes Attendance Night Allowance of £91.99)
  • £10.50ph – Saturday O/T rate
  • £14.00ph – Sunday and Bank Holiday O/T rate
  • £45 per week contract premium
  • £480* per annum meal allowance *Tax Free

You can also receive a further:

  • £25.00 a week if you hold a valid ADR licence

Benefits include:

  • Monthly pay
  • Permanent 55 hour week
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Training provided
  • 20 days paid holiday entitlement (increasing by 1 day per year - up to a max of 5 additional days)
  • Full uniform and PPE provided
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts
  • £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

Please Note: All drivers for this location will be subject to a DBS check and a CTC check before they start due to the nature of this work. 

What we expect from our drivers:

  • You will be responsible for the accurate and timely movement and delivery of our customers’ products.
  • Ensuring all documentation is completed accurately with attention to detail.
  • Adhering to safe working practices to ensure the safety of yourself and others at all times.
  • Complying with all relevant legislation in line with Drivers Hours and Working Time Directive requirements (opt out available).
  • Always keep truck clean.
  • Good timekeeper and able to work unsupervised.
  • Enthusiastic and reliable with a commitment to delivering 1st class customer service.
  • Good communication skills and a flexible attitude to work.
  • Good geographical knowledge.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid HGV Class 1 licence
  • Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC Card)
  • Must hold a valid Digital Tachograph card
  • Must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • Minimum 12 months Class 1 driving experience required
  • A full ADR transporting dangerous goods license is essential
  • Port experience advantageous
  • Must be fully flexible on working hours.
  • Possess excellent customer facing awareness.

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. 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.

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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