Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1554
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week48+
  • LocationHoddesdon
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toSenior Transport Manager
  • Closing Date05/02/2018 12:00 am
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Driver – Hoddesdon

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 Hoddesdon 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.

A bit about the role

As part of our team and the face of Bidfood to our customers you’ll fill an essential role in helping us achieve our targets by delivering the right products to our customers on time. You’ll be delivering food and non-food products to multiple locations throughout the day. The route can vary on a day-to-day basis but there will also be regular customers, meaning there’s a good mix of both variety and familiarity, which our drivers appreciate. This role will cover 5 days out of 7 meaning you’ll work some weekends.

A bit about you

  • You’ll have a Class 2 Driving Licence (a clean licence is preferred).
  • To always have a professional manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good geographical knowledge.
  • Sound understanding of Transport rules and regulations as well as the Working Time Directive.
  • Flexibility with start times and finishing times and days of work including weekends and bank holidays.
  • Have experience with temperature controlled vehicles but not essential.
  • Hold a DQC card.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you!


Pension, 33 leave days per year (including public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts, free parking.


To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference SC/1554 to: Daniel Shardlow, Transport Manager, Swithenbank Food, Euroway Industrial Estate, Roydsdale Way, Bradford, BD4 6SE or email

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