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Working in partnership with M&S, at Gist we deliver industry-leading logistics and supply chain transformation.

We value, celebrate, and believe in the power of individuality and strive to create a work environment where everyone can be themselves. We want you to join us, bring your authentic self to work and unlock your full potential.

We are welcoming applications for full time, Class 1 Drivers to join our operation in Spalding. Working 4 on 3 off (Thursday - Sunday) with a start time of 15:00. 10-12 hours shift (Guaranteed minimum pay for 10hrs)

What's in it for you?

Gist is an inclusive, dynamic, exciting, and evolving business built on our core values. Here are some of the benefits we offer that make working for Gist just that little bit more special...
• £13.98 Basic + £1.14 Unsociable hours pay
• Enhanced rates at weekends - Earning potential £19.12 per hour
• 20% M&S discount on most things from furniture, fashion and food
• 20 days' annual leave plus bank holidays (rising... with length of service)
• Discounted rates on healthcare cash plan
• Auto Enrolment Pension or competitive Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and life assurance (up to 4 times salary)
• Amazing perks and discounts via our App to major restaurants and retailers
• Access to a wide range of well being support - including our Employee Assistance Programme
• A first-class welcome with a tailored induction and a wide range of training schemes to help with your learning and development
• Cycle to work scheme
• Supportive Team: Join a close-knit community where collaboration is key

What will you do & what will you need?

You'll play a vital role in making sure our stock is where it needs to be, on time. You'll be responsible for ensuring that products are transported via single or double-deck trailers between our depots, warehouses and our customers safely whilst adhering to our Health & Safety regulations at all times. Your duties also involve tipping the vehicle, taking products off the trailer in cages or trays and into the M&S Stores, and of course some manual handling. This is a hands-on job, with plenty of responsibility. You'll be out on the road but also working closely with colleagues and representing Gist to everyone you meet

You'll hold a class 1 licence with at least 18 months Class 1 driving experience. A maximum of 6 endorsements with no accidents in the last 12 months and no points for drinking or consuming illegal substances while driving. Manual handling of goods or multi-drop experience is highly desirable, along with a minimum of 3 CPC units.

Who are we and where will you be

At Gist we are united by our core values; with safety and people at the heart of everything do, we are progressive, accountable, collaborative, and ethical.

Gist Spalding is the largest site within Gist's Temperature Controlled Logistics site network, which manages the transportation of food products from the manufacturer into the retail network. A significant proportion of our Temperature Controlled Logistics network requires temperature control. The site opened in 1992 and services approximately 95 individual suppliers. With up to 200 loads per day and in-bound product from across the UK and the Netherlands, Gist Spalding is one of the busiest transport operations in our site network.

Apply today and Join us on the road to success

Upon application if successful, you will be contacted by a member of the team and booked onto an initial introduction call to discuss the role at hand and next steps. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

Gist aims to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers, and suppliers. If you consider yourself to require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, we invite you to share those requirements with us when completing your application. We will make every effort to ensure your needs are met to provide a fair and transparent process of assessment. If it's meaningful to you, it's important to us.

Our Internal Recruitment Team fulfil all vacancies on a direct basis. Unsolicited contact by unapproved agencies (sharing speculative CVs) will not be accepted and introductory fees will not apply.


Weston, Fay (Recruitment Advisor -
Pinchbeck United Kingdom


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