Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1811
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week48
  • LocationStowmarket
  • GradeN/A
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date18/06/2018 12:00 am
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Senior Driver – Stowmarket

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 Stowmarket 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.

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 workforce 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!”

You will be responsible for driving and sustain improvement in all areas of Transport, while maintaining the best possible level of service to customers.

Consistently deliver an improve KPL with the use of training and assessments, mentoring the Microlise system.
Monitor driver Tachograph infringements on a weekly basis using our optac system, identify and deliver individual accompaniments, and depot familiarisation.

Investigation of all accidents, conduct accident site visits and produce site specific reports where necessary, assessment and retraining of drivers if necessary.

Accompany drivers on routes and provide information and reports for improvement to both drivers and the Transport department. Provide support to the transport team to achieve targeted cost reductions and department efficiencies.

You’ll have experience of working in a busy Transport Office with excellent communication and organisational skills with a professional manner with the ability to listen and use effective questioning techniques. Competent with IT skills, multitasking and to work under pressure.

You will be flexible covering the late shift working 5 over 7 days a week.

Benefits

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

Apply

You can apply by sending your CV, including the reference SC/1811 to Stephanie Reynolds, Operations Manager at Bidfood, Needham Road West, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2QU or email: stephaniereynolds@bidfood.co.uk

Alternatively you can pop into the depot and fill out an application form.

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