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LGV Class 1 driver

DS Smith
Sittingbourne, England
Closing date
15 Sep 2021
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About the role

We operate a large fleet of LGV Class 1 vehicles with curtain-side trailers, delivering and collecting DS Smith product within the UK from our 4 depots based in Avonmouth, Launceston, Tuxford and Sittingbourne.

We use up-to-date fleet equipment and technology, and of course, safety is paramount to us; we pride ourselves on our strong safety culture and record, as well as our high commitment to customer satisfaction.

We are looking for people who demonstrate the right competencies, no prior experience is necessary to apply for this role. We offer bespoke ongoing training, including free in-house 1-to-1 DCPC courses as standard, and we hold industry awards for our commitment to the environment. We are currently expanding and are recognised at a value added unit to the business.

We have a range of work patterns available, including days, nights and weekends. You will be required as a driver to transport paper materials to various UK locations. We offer an unrivalled host of benefits and support when you join us in the DS Smith family.

Applying is easy just click on the link and you will be contacted by the Depot Manager for an informal chat where you will be invited in to visit our Depot and have a driving assessment.

About you

  • Must have a Category Class 1 Licence, a valid DCPC, a valid Digital Tacho card.
  • Safe & efficient, have good attention to detail, flexible, a 'can do' attitude and able to work as part of a team.


  • Competitive salary plus Enhanced Weekend and Bank Holiday working
  • 25 days' holiday plus UK Bank Holidays
  • Free DCPC , free uniform & PPE
  • Flexible Working options
  • Qualifying Sick Pay scheme
  • Pension scheme, Share Save scheme
  • Income Protection & Life insurance
  • EAP, Virtual GP, Occupational Health, Driver medical reimbursement, free eye test and mental health first aiders and free Flu vaccine.
  • Long service award gifts, retirement gifts and Christmas voucher
  • Employee Recognition Scheme 'Smithies' & 'Driver of the Month'
  • Cycle to Work scheme & Shopping discounts


About us

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable fibre-based packaging worldwide, which is supported by recycling and papermaking operations. We play a central role in the value chain across sectors including e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods and industrials. 

Through our purpose of ‘Redefining Packaging for a Changing World’ and our Now and Next sustainability strategy, we are committed to leading the transition to the circular economy, while delivering more circular solutions for our customers and wider society – replacing problem plastics, taking carbon out of supply chains and providing innovative recycling solutions. Our bespoke box-to-box in 14 days model, design capabilities and innovation strategy sits at the heart of this response. 

Headquartered in London and a member of the FTSE 100, DS Smith operates in 34 countries employing around 30,000 people and we are a Strategic Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Our history can be traced back to the box-making businesses started in the 1940s by the Smith family.

Our people

At DS Smith we have a concept of Growing Together which describes the way we approach people development. Growing Together is a two-way commitment between employees and the business. It is a way of working, a mind-set and a commitment.

One of our strategic goals is to realise the potential of our people. This is only possible if we provide developmental opportunities to our people that allow them to grow, contribute more effectively and enjoy the rewards of a successful career.

People development is more than just changing jobs. It is about growing through experiences in both familiar and unfamiliar situations within a supportive environment.




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