LGV Driver - Class 1

Fowler Welch
Teynham, Sittingbourne
Salary as detailed
14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

LGV Driver - Class 1 (Teynham) 
Teynham, ME9 9PR 

Are you looking for stability in a role offering great benefits and regular hours? Then we want you!

Fowler Welch is a leading logistics provider, delivering a range of products and services to retailers and wholesalers across the nation. We provide a modern fleet, great working benefits and UK travel only. 

As the 2018 Grocer Gold Awards Logistics Supplier of the Year, Fowler Welch has a simple vision for the future: we want to continue to be a supplier-of-choice for fast-moving consumer goods among major manufacturers and retailers. In your role as a LGV Driver, you will be operating refrigerated articulated vehicles, delivering and collecting chilled stock from Local and Regional Distribution Centres as well as Farms and Packhouses across the UK. 

As a Fowler Welch LGV Driver at our Teynham depot, you will earn a MINIMUM (based on a typical 50 hour week working Monday to Friday) of:

£27,222 (DAYS) + overtime + safe driving bonuses

£28,418 (EARLIES) + overtime + safe driving bonuses

£29,666 (NIGHTS) + overtime + safe driving bonuses

On top of this, you can earn increased shift premiums for weekend hours and occasional nights out will be offered. We have a variety of shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle.

In return for your hard work and dedication we offer the added bonus of an excellent benefits package, which include – but are not limited to – the following:

  • Fully funded CPC training that takes place on a paid working day
  • Fowler Welch ‘Safedrive’ Scheme – we reward our drivers on safe, efficient and legally compliant driving, with the potential of earning an extra £1,000 a year!
  • Fowler Welch ‘Collision Free Year’ awards and associated yearly prize draws
  • Coveted ‘Driver of the Year’ accolade – highlighting our very best drivers and rewarding them with prizes including £500 of vouchers and Jet2 flight tickets
  • Free exclusive motoring discounts on servicing, MOTs and tyres at our carefully selected garages
  • Free Legal Insurance and Protection as a Fowler Welch Commercial Vehicle Driver
  • Free Fowler Welch Health Cash Plan. We fund a care plan for our employees that covers an array of medical fees including dental and optical - with no cost for you!  You evenhave the option to increase your totals or add family members to the plan for a small monthly fee
  • Free Life Insurance as a Fowler Welch employee equal to three times your basic salary
  • Auto enrolment onto our competitive Pension Scheme
  • ‘Cycle 2 Work’ Scheme – save up to 42% on the cost of a new bike and necessary equipment
  • Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees – monthly winners receive £100 of shopping vouchers
  • Exclusive discounts on a range of package holidays with Jet2Holidays
  • Discounted gym memberships at over 2,500 gyms across the UK

To be considered as an LGV Driver, we need you to have the following:

  • Cat C+E Licence (Class 1)
  • A good understanding of the legal requirements regarding tachograph and driving hours
  • Professional manner and conduct when dealing with our customers

Previous experience within a similar driving role is not a requirement for us – we will take on newly qualified drivers with a hard working attitude and a willingness to learn.

To be considered for the role of an LGV Driver, please apply via the button shown.

Apply today and join us on the road to success! 

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