Waitrose.com is growing – fast. We deliver a vast array of fine foods to our customers. More choice for our customers means we have a range of Delivery Driver opportunities available, where we look for an equally broad range of skills and attributes, all topped off by industry-leading customer service skills.
It’s because you’re more than just a Delivery Driver – you’re the friendly face of our business. Whether based in one of our 348 shops around the UK or at our state of the art Dotcom Fulfilment Centre in London, you’ll represent Waitrose & Partners to customers in their homes and on the roads in the most efficient and considerate way possible. In return, you’ll enjoy the outstanding benefits and rewards that come from driving with the John Lewis Partnership.
With our interactive experience below, you can get an inside look with the help of our team at what it means to be a Customer Delivery Driver with Waitrose & Partners. Click on interactive elements to learn more details about the role and the people you could work alongside:
As a Customer Delivery Driver, you’ll carry out daily tasks such as:
Jobs based in our supermarkets include a blend of driving and working on the shop floor where you’ll be continuing to deliver that superb customer service. If you’re someone who loves variety, then this could be a great fit for you.
Customer Delivery Drivers based at our custom-built DotCom Fulfilment Centre handle online orders and delivery around London. They’ll find their role more focused on delivery and driving but may still support the team in the warehouse by picking orders when needed.
As a Customer Delivery Driver, you will likely spend quite a lot of time out on the road, but you’ll also be closely supported by other Driving Partners, Team Managers and our nationwide expertise in distribution and delivery.
In one of our Waitrose & Partners shops, you’ll be part of a supportive team in-store, working with directly with Supermarket Assistants, Food Service Partners and Managers while also being able to give direct service to customers both around the shop and on their doorstep.
Our Dotcom Fulfilment Centre fulfils over 10,000 deliveries a week. Here, you’ll work in a more specialised Delivery and Transport environment alongside our team of Warehouse Partners, LGV Drivers and Partners in Supply Chain Operations.
You’ll need to be over 18 years old, and have a full UK driving licence with no more than 6 points. As part of the application process, you will need to take an Online Driving Assessment that will look at your driving history, attitude, knowledge and awareness to hazards. There may also be further tests carried out in our stores or at the DotCom Fulfillment Centre such as vision or your ability to manoeuvre a larger vehicle.
While previous experience in a driving role and knowledge of chilled vehicles will be helpful, if you’re a careful and considerate driver who can deliver our outstanding service right to our customers’ doors then we’ll welcome your application.
We look for the highest standards of customer service, driving etiquette and health and safety as this position is unique among Delivery Driver jobs. That’s because as a Customer Delivery Driver with Waitrose, you’re not just making delivering groceries, but a co-owner of the John Lewis Partnership, the largest employee-owned company in the UK.
What does this mean for you?
Co-ownership is a privilege, but it also carries a responsibility – we work hard because we want to do well. We want people who appreciate what the Partnership difference means and who are willing to do that extra bit more as a result.
At the John Lewis Partnership, we’re committed to developing our Partners. That means that if you bring us these skills and great characteristics then we’ll give you all the training and development you need to go far with us.
Someone who starts out in a Customer Delivery Driving job could find themselves progressing further in their Transport career to be a Driving Assessor, Team Manager, Shift Manager or Transport Hiring Manager. Partners may also be able cross over into different jobs in other areas of John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners, and find roles in areas such as LGV Driving, Retail, or in our Warehouses.
As a Driver with Waitrose & Partners, you’ll be entitled to our industry-leading benefits. Joining the John Lewis Partnership will pave the way for you to enjoy our annual bonus, discounts at both Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners, subsidised Dining Facilities, subsidised stays at our exclusive Partnership hotels, Sports and Social Clubs, generous Pension Schemes and even Extended Leave.
We have a range of opportunities available whether you’re looking for full-time or part-time driving jobs. Please check individual job descriptions to find the specified hours for each role.
Across the year seasonal and temporary roles will become available.
Whether you’re looking for driving work over the summer or a delivery job over Christmas, there’s sure to be an opportunity to do that. Register for an account and create a job alert to learn about specific opportunities or continue to check back regularly.to learn about specific opportunities as soon as they become available or continue to check back regularly.
With 348 Waitrose & Partners shops across the UK, there are a wide range of full and part-time, temporary and permanent Delivery Driver opportunities available in London, the Southwest, the South East, the Midlands, the North, Wales and Scotland. Apply for these roles here.
You can also find Customer Delivery Driver opportunities at our Dotcom Fulfilment Centre in Coulsdon, a ten-minute drive from South Croydon in London. Apply for these roles here.
See our latest Delivery Driving opportunities at Waitrose & Partners below. Apply now.
See our current Customer Delivery Driver jobs
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