Class 1 Driver

£12.72 per hour, Benefits: Plus unsocial hour’s premium + numerous
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Sue Arnold
Contract Type
Full Time
At Gist Limited we are constantly raising the standard in everything we do to achieve our vision of being the customer’s first choice for logistics innovation, excellence and partnership.

We recognise that the key to our success is our people. For us to deliver the best service to our customers, maintain a strong reputation and continue to grow we need to recruit and develop the right people.

What’s the opportunity?

We are looking for Class 1 Drivers at our Barnsley site who would be interested in working for a multi customer, market leading Logistics company on a permanent basis.

We offer competitive rates of pay  £12.72(£26,468.83), plus unsocial hour’s premium, we are looking for hard working and dedicated people to join our friendly team who are looking to get fully involved and make a difference every day.

Other benefits include:

•             Regular hours of work

•             Healthcare Cash plan

•             Pension

•             Contracts 40 hours per week

•             Salary of £26,468.83 per annum prorated £12.72 per hour

•             Weekend working and evening shifts available

•             Premiums for night work and unsocial hours

•             Lots of overtime opportunities

•             Childcare vouchers

•             Retail discounts

•             24 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays

•             Opportunities to earn a Christmas bonus

•             Rota provided in advance

•             Training fully paid

•             Subsidised canteen serving hot and cold food

•             Free on-site car parking

•             Bicycle park

•             Free uniform and PPE provided

•             Lockers provided

•             Employee relaxation areas including TV’s

•             Life assurance 4 x basic salary

•             Career progression opportunities throughout our network

Our organisation prides itself on being the first choice for our customers and focuses on delivering excellence in everything we do. 

We have an established high performance culture and ensure that our employees have the opportunity to be fully involved and feel that they can influence their environment every day.

Your responsibilities

You will work as part of a dedicated team delivering products to our network of customer stores. This role requires store deliveries across the UK with some manual work for unloading of vehicles.

Working as part of a small close knit team, we are offering start times through-out the day and night based upon a 5 from 7 shift pattern.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we are able to offer the following:
  • Regular start times
  • Overtime opportunities
You will ensure that you achieve:
  • On time delivery
  • Secure and safe working practices
  • Be an active part of the team
What will you need to succeed? 

  • The ability to communicate well with those around you
  • A safety first approach to driving
  • Focus and dedication to quality service at all times
  • LGV Class 1 (HGV C+E)
  • CPC qualified
  • No more than 3 points on your license

We are always focused on developing our people to enable them to reach their full potential. If you have the drive, aspiration and flexibility required, we can offer excellent development opportunities to ensure you build a successful and rewarding career with Gist.
We offer an attractive benefits package, which includes a competitive basic salary, pension, hospital plan, and 24 days annual leave.
With a history that spans over 100 years, Gist is an award-winning supply chain specialist that combines an integrated network of people, experience and expertise to transform supply chains. With industry-specific understanding and excellence, Gist's solutions bring end-to-end visibility and implementation, from concept to delivery to some of the biggest names in the food and beverage sector.

Operating in a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, including grocery, food service and gas, Gist works in partnership with customers such as Starbucks, EAT, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.

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