Due to the nature of this role, we require all applicants to be over 18 to apply
LGV/HGV Class 1 Driver - Bracknell - Various Shifts Available
Total Annual pay: £45,865 -£53,781
Various Shifts are available, with predominantly Night Shifts required but this can be discussed at the interview stage.
AM / PM Shift Pay range £45,865 - £50,724
Night Shift Pay Range £48,922 - £53,781
Overtime may also be available, in addition to your contractual hours
New LGV drivers joining the business before November to support the Partnership through Peak will receive a welcome payment of £1,000, payable at the end of January 2022.
As a driving professional you’ll already know of the critical importance our transport teams have to Waitrose & Partners. Our HGV Class 1 drivers ensure stock is in the right place at the right time for our customers right across the UK.
Based at our Waitrose & Partners site in Bracknell, you’ll be delivering ambient, frozen and chilled stock to our branches across London and the South-West in our modern fleet of articulated lorries. You’ll have full responsibility for the vehicle you’re taking out that day, completing all unit/trailer checks and safety checks before any departure and following the correct defect reporting procedures. Once on the road, you’ll be an ambassador for the Waitrose & Partners brand, upholding the high standards we are known for whilst adhering to the driving laws and regulations set out by the Highway code.
Why join us?
Being a Partner in the business makes you more than an employee, you’re a co-owner, giving you the opportunity to influence the way we work for the better. All of us have shared values and common goals and we work as a team to achieve these. As a HGV Driver, you’ll always have the support of our warehouse and branch Partners to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of stock so that it is where it needs to be when our customers come to shop, even when things don’t go to plan.
Without our HGV Drivers, our business simply wouldn’t be able to operate. Join us today and not only will you be joining a unique business, you’ll also enjoy a vast range of benefits and a healthy work-life balance:
After completion of Earning Membership you’ll be entitled to;
20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on majority of goods
25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on majority of goods
12% Discount at john Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods
Defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
22 days paid holiday per year, increasing to 25 after 5-years service.
Discounted holidays at our exclusive Partnerships hotels
VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena
Generous discounts at numerous restaurants and bars
Exclusive days out for Partners and their families
Pay and Hours:
AM PM / Night Shift Shift Drivers required
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. Working days / nights are 5 out of 7 on a rotational basis.
Your performance will drive your pay and progression here at Waitrose & Partners. We believe in truly rewarding Partners for their hard work. You’ll regularly meet with your People Manager to discuss your performance and set goals throughout the year so that you can understand what to work on.
More about the role:
Complete all branch / warehouse deliveries and supplier collections within given timescales
Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow correct defect reporting procedures
Complete all required 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
Ensure all Legal, Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to and to work within Health and Safety guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others
Valid UK LGV1 C+E driving licence (with a maximum of 6 points)
Valid (DCPD) Drivers Qualification Card
Valid Digital Tachograph Card
Previous experience of driving an articulated lorry
Previous experience in the food retail supply chain
This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: DBS & Driving Licence check
To 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.
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/