Offers “John-Lewis-Partnership”

Expires soon John-Lewis-Partnership

Driver Trainer

  • Leyland (Lancashire)
  • Teaching

Job description

Job Type

Supply Chain and Logistics



Partnership Level


Closing Date


Vacancy Type



£24,458.71 - £31,796.32

Salary Frequency


Hours of Work

Various full-time hours required


Pay rates are negotiable dependent on relevant skills and experience. Each April, we review our pay ranges taking into account market movement. Therefore the pay range for this role may change from the 1st April 2021. For any Partners starting prior to the 15th February 2021 you will have your pay reviewed as part of this annual pay review. Your People Manager will discuss this with you. For any Partners starting on or after the 15th February 2021 your starting pay rate offer will be inclusive of this review.


Duties and Responsibilities:
To assess, test and train partners, potential partners and agency drivers to the required standard and to maintain ongoing training and Partner Training Records for all Transport partners. To improve drivers compliance and actively reduce drivers hours infringements. Improve driving style and increase Microlise scores across the RDC.

Job Requirements:
•Assessment of all Transport drivers periodically
•Assessment of all potential Partners at interview stage of recruitment
•CPC training
•Maintenance of Partner Training Records
•Branch vehicle testing
•Ensuring Health and Safety procedures are adhered to including reporting injuries, accidents and any Health and Safety issues.
•Their behaviour to other Partners and members of the Management team.
•Attending regular communication meetings and communicating any operational issues to the Management team.
Adhering to procedures and practises according to the personal training received
•Assess the driving ability and knowledge of potential Partners and agency drivers.
•Periodically assess driving ability, legislation and procedural knowledge of Partners and agency drivers.
•Ensure Partner Training Records are maintained and give appropriate refresher training when necessary and as requested by a Transport First Line Managers.
•Maintain an up to date knowledge of the latest driving regulations, techniques and vehicle technology and communicate as appropriate.
•Carry out comprehensive induction for Partners.
•Carry out vehicle tests for new branches and suppliers, devise procedures and route maps complying with all relevant legislation and restrictions in place.
•To ensure all Legal, Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others.
•Operational monitoring to include tachographs, accidents, vehicle facilities and Fleet board.
•Deliver the driver CPC course to all Drivers.
•Attend any meetings and carry out other training and project work as required.
•To work within other areas / departments within the RDC as requested by Management.
•To keep up to date with Partnership news by reading notice boards and the Partnership’s editorials.
• To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required

Required essential experience skills and qualifications:
LGV C+E licence entitlement
DSA instructor qualification
CPC approved instructor
Drivers CPC

Desirable experience skills and qualifications:
LGV1 Driving License
DSA instructor qualification
Experience in training drivers
Experience in assessing drivers
Drivers CPC qualification and qualification to deliver the programme

Additional Information:
We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.

Please consider the following when making your application:
- This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check & Driver licence
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
- Print off the job description now if you require it
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV

Duties and Responsibilities

To deliver a driver training programme to allow drivers to operate their vehicles safely and economically within
the requirements of the law.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -
Attachment: Driver Trainer WR Distribution JD.pdf 


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