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Class 1 Shunter Driver

Reference Number: 7871

  • Job LocationLocation: Scunthorpe
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: 9.80 / Hour
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Temp To Perm
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: Monday To Friday
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Job Description

Our client is looking to fill a CLASS 1 SHUNTER DRIVER JOB IN SCUNTHORPE, North Lincolnshire, and are keen to speak to individuals with the right skills as soon as possible.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to work for one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the UK, the site is over 5.5 acres and is probably the one-site operation of it kind in the country.

Our client have a dedicated work force coupled with a strong forward-thinking management team, and work closely with their supply chain to create bespoke furniture for their customers.

Job Purpose: To shunt trailers on and off loading bays and assist with general warehouse duties.

Diverse Employment are working on behalf of the advertised position so should you wish to apply, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • Monday–Thursday 06:45–15:30 Friday 06:45-14:05 (Although a flexible approach is needed, as overtime may be required at short notice)


The following are a list of responsibilities for the Class 1 Shunter Driver jobs in Scunthorpe :

  • To ensure all trailers are clean and tidy and fully kitted ready for loading.
  • To shunt trailers on/off bays throughout the day to assist in loading.
  • To seal and secure all loaded trailers within the yard.
  • To position trailers to allow safe unloading of suites into factory shop.
  • To collect driver paperwork from previous days delivery from driver hut and take to despatch office.
  • To ensure outside bay area are kept clean and litter free.
  • To be responsible for basic upkeep of shunt vehicle.
  • To check lights, tyres and insides of trailers
  • To assist with general warehouse duties when not shunting
  • To adhere to the company’s H & S regulations.


  • HGV Class 1 License


  • Previous Class 1 shunting experience preferred

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Excellent practical driving skills
  • Self-disciplined
  • Team player
  • Good communicator both written and verbal
  • Be of a responsible nature
  • Be an effective communicator

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory holidays
  • Free parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Full training and a health & safety induction will be provided

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