Class 1 Driver

Ignition Driver Recruitment

HGV Class 1 Drivers – Northampton – Earn up to £26.20 p/h – Paid Breaks – Paid Training – Apply Now!
Ignition Driver Recruitment is actively seeking qualified Class 1 Drivers in Northampton, to work for one of the UK’s leading supermarket chains.

To be considered for this role, you must have a full and valid Class 1 licence with 6 months’ experience, and you will also need your DCPC and Digi Tacho card. 

Responsibilities & Duties for HGV Class 1 Drivers: 

  • Driving a Class 1 vehicle
  • Delivering chilled & ambient goods to different stores 
  • Cage & Pallet work (you will need to pull the cages & pallets onto the tail lift and the store will take them off for you)
  • Routine vehicle checks pre and post-shift

The Shift times & working hours of an HGV Class 1 Driver:

  • Average shift length: 10-hour shifts
  • Different start times (24-hour operation) 
    • 19:00 – 00:00
  • 7-day operation – plenty of shifts available but rota will include Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Why should you work for Ignition as an HGV Class 1 Driver?

  • Fantastic rates of pay
  • Immediate Starts 
  • Fully paid induction & assessment 
  • Paid breaks 
  • Ongoing & regular working hours
  • Company contribution pension scheme 
  • Flexible start time bands
  • Generous and flexible holidays
  • Full training is provided before you start
  • Ongoing support/training for all Class 1 Drivers 
  • Free, secure car parking or bicycle storage on site
  • Clean, well-maintained units
  • 24/7 support from the Ignition transport team 


What do we need from you to be an HGV Class 1 Driver?

  • Full Class 1 Driving Licence (C+E) with 6 months experience
  • Our client will accept up to 6 points on your licence, but no DD, TT, DR, CD, IN endorsements
  • Digi Tachograph & DCPC Card required
  • Drug & Alcohol test 
  • Completion of a Driving Assessment

If you have a current Class 1 Driving Licence with 6 months experience and you are interested in this exciting new role, please click to apply today.

Our recruitment team will be in touch ASAP to talk to you a little more about the role, and get you booked for your assessment.