Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1595
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week48
  • LocationManchester
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date27/11/2017 12:00 am
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Driver apprentice – Manchester

The chances are you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? We’re a great company to work for and we have permanent opportunities for drivers to become part of the transport department in our Manchester depot.

We’re a leading wholesale food distributor covering the whole of the UK, the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers and our business is still growing.

What does this mean for you?

It means you can expect an excellent working environment, job security, fantastic development opportunities, and a great salary and benefits package. Not only this, but being a multi-drop role, it will help you keep fit as you’re often out of the cab, meeting customers, and being the face of our business to so many people. Our customers rely on you to feed their customers so the arrival of our lorry is always a welcome sight.

We value all our employees and over half of our workforces have more than 5 years’ service! Our drivers say: “The best thing about working for Bidfood is being on the road and working with a fantastic customer base!”

A bit about the role

You’ll be supporting the delivery of food and non-food products to our customers in multiple locations and will work towards achieving Level 2 qualifications in Logistic Operations and Driving Goods Vehicle as well as training to become both a licenced and competent professional Cat C HGV driver.

A bit about you

You’ll possess a driving licence with minimum 1 years driving experience, no more than 6 points. You’ll also enjoy a challenge and care about helping our customers succeed, taking pride in being the face of our company to so many people every day. Requirement to have a minimum level 1 Maths and English.

What we can offer you

  • 33 leave days
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking
  • Exclusive range of over 4,000 high street discounts
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Training and ongoing development as well as free CPC training

Want to know more?

You can apply by sending your CV and covering letter, including the reference LMF/1595 to leedower@bidfood.co.uk. Alternatively you can pop into the depot and fill out an application form: Bidfood, Langley Road South, Salford, Manchester, M6 6TZ

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