LGV HGV Class 1 Driver

  • Lutterworth, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fowler Welch – a multi-award winning logistics provider who deliver a range of products and services to retailers and wholesalers across the nation. We live by a simple set of values: to delight our customers, maximise our efficiency, be socially responsible and promote being an employer of choice.

We are now recruiting for LGV/HGV C+E Class 1 Drivers on a full time, permanent basis at our Lutterworth site.

Salary: (based on a minimum of 45 contracted hours)

  • weekday rates: £13.00 - £13.75
  • Saturday rates: £16.90 - £17.88
  • Sunday/bank holidays rate: £18.75

Shift: Various 5 from 7 (providing flexible AM and PM start times)

Job Description

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.

  • Ensure correct and thorough completion of paperwork
  • Observe and adhere to company rules and procedures, including all aspects of health, safety and hygiene
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of operations within the transport department
  • Effectively manage own working time in line with the Road Transport Directive
  • Adhere to tachograph rules and regulations at all times
  • Ensure daily vehicle checks are completed in line with company procedure
  • Responsible for unit and trailer, including temperature checks
  • Ensure proof of deliveries (PODs) are signed and returned to the Transport Office after delivery
  • Achieve and succeed fuel efficiency targets set by the business
  • Any other duties as reasonably required


  • Possession of LGV Class 1 Licence
  • Current CPC
  • Knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers’ hours.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
  • Effectively prioritise workload in order to meet set deadline

Additional Information

In return, we offer:

  • Fully funded CPC training that takes place on a paid working day
  • 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
  • Free Fowler Welch Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Free Life Insurance as a Fowler Welch employee equal to three times your basic salary
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees – monthly winners receive £100 of shopping vouchers

When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today

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