LGV Class 1 (C+E) Shunter Driver in Stoke-on-Trent

The Groom Room at Pets at Home is looking for Apprentice Groomers to join our quickly expending Groom Room business.

Job description

LGV Class 1 (C+E) Shunter Driver - Northampton and Stoke DC's
Full-time, £25,000 - £27,000 per year

Ref: 2175

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per year

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8GR


LGV, Class 1(C+E), Shunter Drivers - Northampton & Stoke

Locations: Northampton and Stoke Distribution Centre's 

Salary: up to £27,000 plus shift allowance, bonus & benefits

4 on 4 off shift patterns available on rotating Days and Nights shifts

Permanent, full time opportunities



- Earn up to £27,000 per annum

- Overtime available and paid with premium

- Various Shifts Days and Nights, 4 on 4 off pattern

- Access to a great pension scheme

- Guaranteed free full DCPC training during your employment

- Canteen with reduced prices

- Free car parking

- Uniform provided

- PPE provided

- Reward schemes

- Career progression opportunities

- Modern working environment


At Pets At Home we are motivated to find the best talent in the Transport industry. These new LGV Class1 (C+E) Shunter Driver opportunities have been created due to the experiential growth and expansion of our operation.


The LGV Class 1 (C+E) Shunter Driver vacancies would suit individuals who have a demonstrable, driving track record within the transport industry, within a people-oriented, 24/7 multi-site operation. This is a great platform to further your transport career within a growing and financially stable organisation.


Role Details

We have several opportunities for LGV Class 1 (C+E) Shunter Drivers based at both of our Distribution Centres in Stoke and Northampton. If you are flexible both in terms of duties and in hours of work and wish to work with the transport team making product deliveries into stores this opportunity may be suitable for you.


  • Ensuring the safe and efficient movement of vehicles between parking bays and loading bays, to fuel vehicles, and when required undertake normal collection and delivery duties
  • Carrying out daily vehicle checks
  • Reporting any mechanical defects
  • Reporting any accident, breakdown or emergency as soon as possible
  • Taking all responsible action to ensure the safety and security of vehicles, equipment and goods
  • Familiarising with the operation of the vehicle wash and use as instructed
  • Undergoing a driving skills assessment at any time when requested by the Transport Manager
  • Assist with fuelling, oil and water checks
  • Fully comply with all HS & E legislation along with Group policies.


About you

  • A full clean driving licence with a category C & E licence entitlement
  • A digital tachograph card
  • A genuine commitment to customer service
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrable experience within a transport, logistics or haulage organisation
  • Up to date experience and working knowledge in driver legislation such as Tachograph or similar
  • Ability and motivation to be able to study and pass the TMCPC
  • Full, clean driving licence is essential
  • Previous experience operating a forklift with a valid counterbalance licence is desirable.


If you want to ‘drive’ your own success and thrive on taking full ownership of your role we want to hear from you!  Contact us directly to speak with us about all vacancies within our Transport division.

CALL - 01782 842015

EMAIL - transportadmin@petsathome.co.uk

or send your CV direct to our careers site:


What you’ll get in Return…keep reading!

We’re not just another retailer. So this is not just another distribution centre. Where pets come first, we also look after our customers and our people, ensuring everyone enjoys a good experience with Pets at Home. But don’t take our word for it. We were voted 5th in the Great Place to Work UK Best Workplaces Large Category 2018 and we were put there by our people who like how much fun it is work here, how much opportunity there is for personal growth and how we all like to give something back.


We offer some great rewards for your hard work, including generous holiday allowances (including an extra day on your birthday!) you can save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 20% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more!





Contact us directly to speak with us about all vacancies within our Transport division.

CALL - 01782 842015

EMAIL - transportadmin@petsathome.co.uk

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 29-09-2021

Expiry Date: 27-09-2031

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Published at
Profession Sub-category
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required
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