Howdens Class 1 Driver (Days)

Job details
Posting date: 28 December 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 26 January 2022
Location: Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7HZ
Company: Wincanton
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 553

Apply for this job


We have an exciting opportunity for Class 1 drivers to join our busy Howdens transport team from our Hemel Depot.

  • £15.23 ph
  • Basic Salary: £34.846.24
  • Overtime available paid at £15.23ph
  • 44 hour contract per week
  • Working any 4 from 7
  • Shift Start time: 05:30am
  • Weekend work may be required

Benefits Include:

  • Essential DCPC training
  • Company pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Full Uniform
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts
  • For every driver that you refer, you can earn an impressive £1,000 (subject to conditions)

What we expect from our drivers:

  • Responsible for the accurate, timely movement and delivery of our customers’ products
  • Adhering to safe working practices to ensure the safety of yourself and others at all times
  • Securing load of the trailer to ensure products are safely secured to minimise chances of damage
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times and to take ownership of customer issues on delivery
  • Carry out multi-drop deliveries within the delivery window in a safe manner
  • Be aware of the vehicle defects and bring to the attention of Transport Office as necessary
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the Driver role
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Transport Office
  • Adhering to Driving legislation and professional competence standards.
  • A flexible approach to working patterns and start times to meet business needs
  • Motivated and committed with high personal and professional standards
  • Adhere to and promote Health & Safety values

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid Class 1 Licence
  • Must hold a valid DCPC Card
  • Must hold a valid tacho Card
  • No more than 6 points on your licence
  • Minimum 2 years Class 1 driving experience is essential
  • Possess excellent communication skills, understand and follow both verbal and written information.
  • Able to work within set timescales to meet customers service requirements.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

Apply for this job