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Class 1 Driver (C+E) (Trunker) - Howden

Location:
Howden
Department:
Transport
Salary Details:
£13.50 p/h plus up to £750 per Quarter Bonus
About The Company
Wren Kitchens is the UK's number 1 kitchen retailer! Wren is a privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about kitchens and delivering a world-class customer experience. In the financial year of 2019 we recorded revenue of £700m.

We’re proud to say that we manufacture all our kitchens out of three, state-of-the-art factories, here in the UK. Wren is famous for having the biggest range of kitchens. We provide tailored kitchens at DIY prices. And with the largest range of colours and styles, Wren provide the creative freedom to inspire customers and build their dream kitchens.

In 2020 Wren was proudly named #1 top-rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest, privately owned company in the UK.
About The Role
Due to the continued growth of the business, we are delighted to announce that we are recruiting for Class 1 Drivers (Trunkers) to work nights at our Howden depot. Drivers will have the opportunity to work for an award winning Transport Department and as well as competitive pay rates and impressive bonus incentives ,we are dedicated and passionate about growing and developing our staff and offer progression opportunities within the business.

Career Progression Opportunities:

•    Approved Pathway
•    Additional Qualifications 
 
We have many success stories:

•    Porter – Driver
•    Porter – Transport Manager
•    Driver – Regional Manager
•    Transport Manager – VP of Transport
•    Driver – USA Transport operations

Asa Class 1 Driver, you will work any 5 out of 7 days, Monday to Sunday with a guaranteed 48 hours per week contract. The hourly rate will be £13.50 per hour, time and a half on Sundays plus a graded bonus of upto £750 per quarter. You'll also receive 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays off.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Constantly communicate with the transport office regarding daily activities
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding delivery service and safety at the workplace
  • Ensure daily vehicle checks are completed and faults reported to your transport office team
  • Always offer a pleasant and concise delivery experience at each delivery visit
  • Take full responsibility of operating company vehicles and equipment in a safe manner
  • Take extra care with products to ensure goods are delivered damage free
  • Ensure fleet compliance and health and safety standards are adhered to and continuously improved
  • Adhere to EU Drivers Hours and Working Time Regulations
About You
Mandatory:
  • Minimum of 1 years HGV driving experience
  • Hold a valid C license with no more than 6 penalty points
  • Holds an up to date Driver CPC Qualification, ideally with 35 hours completed
  • Holds an up to date Digital Tachograph Card
Desired:
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
Applicants for this role who are offered employment will be subject to a basic criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Please see the DBS policy on our careers site for more information.