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Class 1 Driver

Logistics done differently.


Are you a newly qualified Class 1 Driver looking for that first step into your logistics career? Perhaps you’re an experience C+E Driver but are looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you’re looking for a bit more than ‘just a job’ and want to join a reputable organisation that pride themselves on being able to offer career development to their people?


Here at GXO West Thurrock, we’re looking for Class 1 Drivers to join our team, working in partnership with our customer, Costa. Playing a part in making the nation smile, you’ll be delivering a variety of food and drink to hotels and restaurants around the UK. You don’t need to have done the job before as all training will be provided!


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £44,037.00 per annum, there are also regular overtime shifts available for those drivers who would like to earn some additional pay on top of their basic rates as above. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday pay, access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks including free uniform and PPE, free on-site parking, subsidised canteen facilities, access to a range of apprenticeship schemes and our own university hub – home to a wealth of online training meaning you can champion your own development!


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Complete all vehicle checks and be responsible for keeping the vehicle within the correct temperature ranges to ensure all goods are delivered correctly to the stores
  • Delivery by either cages or totes/sack barrow into store (stock put away if no staff on site)
  • Complete up to 6 drops per day, ensuring the safe and legal operation of your vehicle at all times


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • A full UK driving licence with C+E
  • No more than 6 penalty points on your licence (no IN, DD, DR, or DG endorsements)
  • An up to date CPC and Digital Tachograph
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work on own initiative


Be part of something big.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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