Trainee Class 2 Driver Job at Warburtons – Bristol
Job Reference: 2795
Employment Type: Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date: 20/05/22
As ‘Britain’s Best Loved Food Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,000 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 14 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies’ to work for.
Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.
Are you a Delivery Driver on top of your game with the desire to further your career and gain your Class 2 licence, along with a nationally recognised standard in your career?
Working alongside our Distribution and Training Teams, we are offering the chance to do your LGV Level 2 Standard and gain your Class 2 Licence through our Driver Apprenticeship, which is nationally recognised, and the opportunity of a Multi-Drop delivery role, driving in one of the most professional fleets in the country. Our vehicles have state-of the art telematics, sat nav and tracking systems.
So, if you’re looking for a role where you’re more hands on with your deliveries and keeping the nations eggs in soldiers, then join us and be proud to be heading in the right direction
Key Accountabilities and Measures
So here it is, as one of our Apprentice Drivers you’ll:
Be supported by the driver training teams with a 6 -12 months apprenticeship programme, to gain your National LGV Level 2 Standard.
Ongoing fully funded Driver CPC (Your Driver CPC training is in work hours too, not outside of them)
Be an early riser. Your shift will start at around 3.30am, so it’s an early start, but your afternoons will be your own.
You will also enjoy plenty of autonomy. As a driver you’ll be given delivery notes (or an electronic device), from which you’ll accurately pick the orders (either prior to leaving or out on your route) and load your vehicle with bakery products.
Work set contracted hours and have stable shift patterns. That’s 43 hours a week, working a rotating 5 days including weekends, although a typical week can be less than that. All of which will hopefully help you to plan your life around work more easily.
To join the Warburtons family, you’ll need a full current UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points. You’ll also have a good knowledge of transport legislation, be reliable, responsible, customer focused and used to working in a fast paced environment, ideally with multi drop or home delivery experience and ideally previous experience of picking orders.
At last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your breads worth:
Starting Basic Weekly Pay of £487.32 (Rising to £634.40, after passing and moving into Class 2 position) + Weekly Driver Local Market Allowance £20.00*
A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
Nationally recognised LGV Level 2 Standard Qualification
Ongoing CPC Modules – your Driver CPC training is in work hours too, not outside of them.
Award winning pension scheme with company contributions up to 7%
- Weekly driver local market allowance is in place until end of July 2022.
We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.
About the Company
Company: Warburtons –
Company Location: Bristol