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Primary Distribution Shunter

  1. Greene King
  1. Full time
  2. Bury St Edmunds

Abbot House,Bury St Edmunds,IP33 1QT

Competitive Salary

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Job description

Company Description

As a Primary Distribution Shunter, you play a vital role in our logistics team, ensuring the smooth and efficient flow of products to various destinations. Your reliability and professionalism are evident from the moment you embark on your journey, guaranteeing a timely and flawless movement of beer, wines, and spirits and supporting products in and around the Bury St Edmunds area. The working hours are 40 hours per week between Monday and Friday with paid breaks, operating on a weekly rotating roster (6am to 2pm, 12pm to 8pm).

Join us at Greene King the country's leading pub company and brewer, where our mission is to pour happiness into lives and become the pride of great British hospitality. We have something special, deeply rooted in our 220-year brewing and pub history, creating the business we are proudly known for today. Still today our 39,000 strong team are the guardians of what’s wholly British, the pub experience. 

Additional Information

We’re all about rewarding our team’s hard work, that’s why… 

You’ll receive a competitive salary, pension contribution as well as: 


  • The chance to further your career across our well-known brands – as one of the industry's top apprenticeship providers, we can provide training and development at each level of your career.  

  • Discount of 33% for you and 15% for your loved ones on all of our brands – so you enjoy your favourite food and drink at a discount. 

  • Free employee assistance program – mental health, well-being, financial, and legal support because you matter! 

  • Discount of 50% for you and 25% for your loved ones at our Greene King Inns and hotels. – so you can enjoy a weekend away without breaking the bank. 

  • Refer a friend – if you follow our refer a friend scheme and your referral is successfully hired, you will receive a generous bonus! 

  • Wagestream – access your wage before payday for when life happens. 

  • Retail discounts – Receive up to 30% off at Superdrug, exclusive discounts with three mobile along with many more… 

Job Description

Your role as a Primary Distribution Shunter

  • Conduct daily vehicle and trailer checks to ensure safe and legal operational conditions. 

  • Maintain vehicles, trailers, and associated equipment at a compliant safety level. 

  • Prepare and transport various loads over short distances in the Bury St Edmunds area while adhering to driver-hours regulations adhering to driver-hours regulations. 

  • Prioritise health and safety guidelines, ensuring excellent customer service throughout operations.  


What you’ll bring... 

  • Thorough knowledge of drivers' hours, rules, and regulations to ensure compliance and safe driving practices.  

  • Demonstrated reliability in fulfilling responsibilities consistently and meeting deadlines.  

  • Methodical approaches to tasks, displaying careful planning, attention to detail, and organised work habits.  

  • Resilient attitude, capable of handling challenges and adapting to changing situations effectively.  

  • Hold a Class 1 (C+E) driving licence & Full Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) 


  • Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • Drivers CPC

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