Bracknell Transport LGV1 Driver

Job Type Supply Chain & Logistics
Location Bracknell Campus
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 28/07/2024
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £13.71 - £17.64 Hourly
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work 47.5 hours per week (37.5 + 10 hours consolidated overtime) 5 out of 7 shifts on a rota basis.

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We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

Due to the nature of this role, we require all applicants to be over 18 to apply

At a glance

Role: LGV1 Driver
Location: Bracknell
Hours: 47.5 (Various shifts)

  • Working hours are 47.5 hours work per week which is made up of 37.5 contracted hours and 10 hours consolidated overtime, paid at time and a half.

  • Shift premium, 33% Nights, 20% AM and PM (calculated from the bottom of the pay range)

  • Working days are 5 out of 7 on a rotational basis.

Position: Permanent Partner

Salary: Total Annual pay from £42,921 - £53,687 for AM & PM Shift, and £46,497 - £57,263 for Night Shift (this is inclusive of all shift premiums and consolidated overtime detailed above)

Please note: The interviews will be on site followed directly by a Driving Assessment. Candidates must have C+E entitlement.

About the Role:

As a LGV1 Driver you will promote the Partnership brand through a professional and courteous manner towards other road users whilst delivering to our network of shops, service buildings and distribution centres. Delivering to key performance indicators (KPI) whilst ensuring the customer receives unrivalled service. To embrace vehicle telematics and vehicle types as you strive to deliver savings to support the wider business.

Drivers are accountable for ensuring all duties are performed in a safe manner, with an awareness of individual responsibility for health and safety at all times. Drivers in the Partnership are required to pay full attention to, and work within, the laws and rules relating to driving LGV vehicles. This includes driver hours regulations, speed limits and other rules as outlined in the Highway code, Partnership Transport Partners Handbook and the Drivers training pack.

We will expect you to go the extra mile in everything you do, from maintaining high standards of professional driving to showing flexibility in your approach to the role.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the relevant regulations, and will be expected to pass the driver assessment as part of their application.

Job Requirements:

The role would suit someone who has a strong customer focus, enjoys delivering a great service and thrives on meeting agreed targets. Your Performance and Productivity will drive your Pay and Progression here at Waitrose & Partners. It is not unusual to work from midnight to midday even prior to a rest period, please take this into consideration before applying or accepting a position with us.

  • Complete all branch/RDC deliveries and supplier collections within the given timescales.

  • Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow correct defect reporting procedures.

  • To complete documentation accurately.

  • Operate the vehicle in a safe and economical manner at all times ensuring that it is maintained in a clean and tidy state.

  • Effectively communicate problems and delays to all relevant parties.

  • Safely loading and unloading whilst complying with the correct procedures for given location.

  • Maintain a full knowledge of the Highway code, WTD, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and vehicle operations.

  • To ensure all Legal, Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others.

  • To work within other areas / departments within the RDC as requested by Management.

  • To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required.

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Valid UK LGV1 C + E driving licence (with a maximum of 6 points).

  • Valid DCPC (Drivers Qualification Card).

  • Valid Tachograph Card.

  • Previous experience driving a 44 tonne articulated lorry

Desirable Experience, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a retail distribution environment.

We believe in rewarding our Partners for their time and energy. After all, they’re the ones that make the John Lewis Partnership special. Benefits include:

  • 💚Once you’ve been with us for three months, you’ll get Partnership discount in store and online. That’s 25% off in John Lewis & Partners (12% electrical products, some exclusions apply) and 20% in Waitrose & Partners. You’ll also be able to nominate someone you live with to share your discount.

  • 💚Discounted cinema tickets & VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena

  • 💚Discounted rates on holidays at the John Lewis Partnerships hotels, where only Partners and their guests can stay

  • 💚Excellent work life balance, including focus on well being and flexible working and our marketing leading equal parenthood leave Policy

And much more! Find out more about our benefits here:

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At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here -

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