£41,000 - £41,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Lancashire -- Nelson

Job Type

20 August 2021

Closing date
31 Oct 2021 13:21

HGV class 1 driver, permanent full time HGV class1 drivers, based out of Nelson, you will be driving our branded wagons to our UK based depots. Both full and part time roles available

Driver role

You will ensure that your wagon is loaded correctly with the right orders needed for the depot you are delivering our great food products too.  When you arrive at the depot your wagon will be emptied for the items to be disturbed by our fleet of branded vans. The start time of the role varies between 11pm and 2am and will be finished when you arrive back at the Nelson depot.

Driver Skills

  • Hold a valid Driving License (Category C+E)
  • With a minimum of 6 months class 1 driving
  • Hold a Driver CPC qualification and Digital Tachograph Card
  • Drive in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring adherence to parking, speed and road signage
  • Work safely within the Health and safety environmental guidelines, and ensure all vehicle checks are carried out prior to commencement of work
  • Are flexible in approach to work, and work effectively as part of a team, providing support in resolving problems and have a can do, right first time and passionate approach
  • Work within all legal parameters of drivers hours and working time directive legislation, being fully compliant with tachograph and break requirements
  • Have basic mechanical understanding

Full time hours with a varying start time depending on the route from 4.30am to 7.30am until the route is completed.  You will be working on a rota basis Monday to Saturday, 5 days out of 6, and due to the nature of our business this will include Bank Holidays.

Our Depot is based in Nelson and this is commutable from Nelson, Colne, Bury, Earby, Barnoldswick, Burnley and Accrington, you will start and finish the route at Nelson

About us

Wellocks, is one of the leading UK fresh food distributors using the finest ingredients we support chefs with quality ingredients.  We offer pre prepared veg items to our customers which is an integral part of our service.

We’re proud to be part of the William Jackson Food Group, a dedicated family-owned food business which started in 1851. Our sister businesses are Myfresh, Abel & Cole, Jacksons Bakery and Belazu. Family values and the commitment which comes with such a long-standing business are rooted in our culture here at Wellocks.

Let us tell you some more goodies you would receive as a driver:

Free car park onsite

Generous employee discounts on all our products

Fancy volunteering? We will give you one day off a year to take part in volunteering.

Cycle to Work Scheme that offers discounted bikes and cycling equipment.

Donate through your pay to a charity of your choice. The money is simply deducted through your pay before tax, so for every pound you donate, the 20p that usually goes to tax will go to the charity instead!

We also have a range of employee support services which can be tailored to giving you advice on things like financial difficulties, anxiety and depression.

Contact information

Anna Noor