Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1510
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationBicester
  • Grade8
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date27/11/2017 12:00 am
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Deputy Transport Manager – Bicester

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

From Lands End to John O’Groats, whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs. We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialties. We believe in our food, and we know that our people behind the scenes are so very important in our success.

At Bidfood, we recognise that the quality of our Transport teams is instrumental to our success. Our deputy transport manager will support the Transport manager with particular focus in Routing, Training new starters, Transport legal compliance and supporting the transport manager deliver service excellence

You’ll ensure that the driver despatch and communication in the morning is of the highest standard, all RTW are completed prior to the driver resuming duties.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring that we maximise or administrative functions, including Microlise tracking thus ensuring that our driver are following the planned routes with maximum efficiencies to fall in line with WTD requirements.

You’ll make sure all relevant records are maintained in order to conform to legislation as well as maintaining all documentation relating to tachographs and driver hours.

You will oversee the induction of all new starters during the probation period and the completion of the 3,7,11 and lead driver sign off before allocating new starters to the supervisor teams.

To be successful in this role you’ll have very strong people management and development skills and be able to build strong relationships with other departments. A holder of the CPC qualification and with experience in a fast-moving food distribution environment, you will also have good computer literacy skills and be flexible in order to meet the needs of the business. If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference LMF/1510 to: Steven Hunt Operations Manager, Bidfood, Charbridge Way, Bicester,OX26 4ST or Email:

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