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HGV Driver Class 1 (Category CE)

Kettering, Northamptonshire
£45,984.00 annual salary (inclusive of all premiums). You will be on an annualised hours contract based on an average of 39 hours per week.
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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HGV Driver Class 1 (Category CE)

Join us as an HGV Class 1 Driver and you will be a key player in making sure that products are delivered on time within our network to ensure our shops are fully stocked so our customers' favourite products are always available. We can offer you:

  • Competitive pay

  • 7 weeks annual leave, pro-rated, increasing with service, inclusive of bank holidays

  • Colleague discount, up to 50% off our own-produced products

  • Some paid breaks

  • Profit share: We want everyone to share in the success of the business, so we distribute 10% of our profits to all our employees who have at least 6-month service, or more, each year

  • Share save schemes that let you buy discounted Greggs shares, by saving a set amount of money over a fixed time, to have an even bigger share of our profits

  • Career progression and learning and development

  • Employee Assistance Programme; A free, confidential helpline, offering advice and support with financial, relationship, work-related and wellbeing issues, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Including a mobile app providing a range of wellness content on physical, mental, social, and financial wellbeing.

  • Perks and savings, such as digital gift card discounts, online cashback, in-store and online coupons and lifestyle offers.

  • A company who cares about our communities; the environment and being a better business! Click here to read about The Greggs Pledge

  • Colleague Networks - internal groups where colleagues and their allies can share their own experiences, offer feedback on the way we do things at Greggs, and provide support to one another

About the role

Working at Greggs you will find that we are industry leading when it comes to our fleet, technologies and importantly, training our Driver colleagues. We place the highest of importance on ensuring our Drivers and fleet are safe and compliant. So, we'll provide you with the best training including annual CPC training, Advanced Driver training, Tachograph training, DVWC, Slow Manoeuvre and The Highway Code training.

As well as providing brilliant training, Greggs will pay for your DCPC, Driver medicals and Driver card.

What you'll do

As an HGV Class 1 Driver you'll provide bulk deliveries and collections to and from our network of sites throughout the UK in multi-temperature loads. You'll be driving one of our modern fleet of refrigerated or curtain-sided HGVs, fitted with the latest technology and safety features, such as telematics and vehicle cameras.

About you

  • You are enthusiastic, reliable and take pride in your role as a professional driver

  • You have held a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Category CE/Class 1 driving license for at least 1 year (Maximum 6 penalty points)

  • You have an up-to-date Driver CPC card and training

  • Hold a valid digital Tachograph card

  • You have excellent knowledge of driver's hours regulations

  • You have experience of making bulk deliveries

  • You can meet the shift requirements for this vacancy

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do, and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us! We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views. We'll make sure you have the skills and knowledge you need to have a great career with us.


We love what we do and we have fun! It doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we'd love you to join the team.

Our people are what makes us successful. Whether you're looking for a career or a job to fit around your life commitments, we aim to provide all our people with a great place to work, where you will feel valued and have the opportunity to fulfil your potential. ​


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