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Class 1 Yard Shunter (Nights) - Wigan

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

ArrowXL are the UK’s leading provider of two-person home delivery who strive to make the world of delivery a better place, by building a business that supports the way we live today. Most of our work is taking responsibility for storing and delivering large, heavy, bulky items – the kind of work that typically needs two people to handle. Quite often these items need installing, which we do too.

At ArrowXL, we operate hundreds of client collections into our hubs each week, and we are now recruiting for a Class 1 Yard Shunter to join our hard working Transport team in Wigan.

Interested in the opportunity of joining the UK’s largest multi-user, two-person, home delivery and warehouse specialist? If so, read on…

Role Responsibility

  • Moving Trailers around the yard
  • Relocating HGV’s to parking spaces
  • Reversing on to and off bays
  • Yard marshalling
  • Trailer management

Working hours; 22:00 to 06:00

The Ideal Candidate

With the amount of applications expected for this position, we will only be able to proceed forward with candidates who match our essential requirements stated below:

  •        Hold the correct driving licence to drive a Class 1 vehicle
  •        Fully completed your driver CPC training
  •        In possession of a digital tachograph card
  •        Experience of driving a Class 1 vehicle 

Please also be aware that all our drivers are subject to a criminal record check and this is a mandatory part of our recruitment process.

Package Description

Additional Information

  • 40 hours per week (minimum) guaranteed on a 5/7 rota
  • Basic hourly rate of £16.00 (which includes an additional £4.20 per hour allowance) *
  • Overtime and extra shifts are available (paid at time and half)

*ArrowXL will operate a discretionary, non-contractual reward scheme for Driver colleagues (Class1 Licence holders). Eligible colleagues will receive a £4.20 allowance paid as a supplement on top of the basic hourly rate of pay. The ArrowXL reward scheme will be reviewed at the end of the calendar year (2021).

In addition to this attractive salary package, you will also get these great benefits:

  • Annual Leave – 28 days entitlement (including statutory bank holidays) which increases with service
  • Staff Discount at www.very.co.uk (25% discount on designer branded clothing, footwear and home accessories with 15% off furniture, leisure and electrical items)
  • Enhanced Pension Plan options – Company enhanced contributions of up to a 6% match
  • Life Insurance – Company funded 2x basic salary life cover from day one
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Free 24/7 confidential wellbeing support
  • Discounted Gym Membership – Up to 25% discount across 3700 nationally located gyms, health clubs, leisure centres, bootcamps and fitness studios
  • Cycle to work scheme – In partnership with Evans cycles the ArrowXL C2W scheme offers great benefits and discounts
  • Childcare vouchers – Government support to help pay for childcare for children aged <17
  • Progression and Development Opportunities – Free JAUPT accredited Internal CPC training, Driver Apprenticeships and Internal Management Development Academies
  • Long service awards – We go out of our way to recognise and reward our colleague commitment with our long service awards programme
  • Employee of the month – Winners receive £25 voucher, certificate and Hall of fame recognition
  • Departmental Incentives – Year round departmental competitions, seasonal incentives and fantastic gifts
  • Retail Discounts – Huge discount savings in supermarkets (Asda, Tesco, Morrison’s and Sainsburys), Fashion discounts with (Adidas, Asos, H&M, Boohoo, JD and Matalan) and Technology discounts with (Apple, Argos, Currys/PC World and John Lewis), plus many more savings

About the Company

Our culture thrives on Six core values that form who we are, these are:

Innovative I Safe I Respectful I Excellent I Responsible I One Team


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