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At a glance:
Role: LGV1 Driver
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
Working days are 5 out of 7 on a rotational basis.
Position: Permanent Partner
Salary: Total Annual pay from £39,288 - £46,163 for AM and PM Shift, £42,569 -
£49,444 for Night Shift
Please note: Candidates must have a Full C+E, LGV1 Licence
About the Role:
There is great freedom and autonomy that comes with being an LGV1 driver. Here at Waitrose & Partners we focus on delivering to our consumers responsibly, with a smile, making the experience friendly and enjoyable not just for our customers, but for you too.
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:
What you’ll need:
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.
As an LGV1 driver, you will:
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.
This role is critical for our operations. Please review the Job outline to see all accountabilities and requirements.
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
When you join the Partnership, you’ll be given access to our very own internal benefits website, PartnerChoice.
💚25% off in John Lewis & Partners (12% off electrical products)
💚20% in Waitrose & Partners. You’ll also be able to nominate someone you live with to share your discount.
💚Our dining rooms across our shops, head offices and distribution sites offer excellent food and drink for generously subsidised prices whilst Partners are at work.
💚Each year, you can claim up to £250 to cover half the cost of a range of tutored courses. This benefit is open to all Partners, but you can also use it to claim for baby and child courses such as NCT and hypnobirthing or parent and baby swimming lessons.
💚We’re really proud of our exclusive hotels based in some of Britain’s most beautiful areas and once you’ve been with us for three months, you’re welcome to explore them.
Find out more at our benefits page: https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/benefits/
Internal use only:
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.
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 - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/
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