Job Details

  • Reference No.LW/1485
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week48 hours – per week 5 from 6 days
  • LocationPaddock Wood
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date29/08/2017 12:00 am
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Trainee LGV Driver – Paddock Wood

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 Paddock Wood 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 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!” 

A bit about the role

We are currently recruiting Trainee LGV Drivers to join our LGV Driver   Training Scheme.  We will put you through all the relevant training required to become a LGV Driver, this will include CPC training, both theory and practical.  We will also finance your medicals, licence and digital tachograph driver smart card.

LGV driving is a rewarding career and probably one of the most challenging driving jobs out there.  You’ll be delivering food and non-food products to our customers in 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 6.  This means that you will work some Saturdays, but not all. This is worked on a rota basis with our other drivers.

Trainee LGV salary of £24,000 leading to potential earning of up to £32,400

A bit about you

You’ll need to possess a UK or EU driver’s licence for at least 12 months.  Be a safe a courteous driver. Strong communication and teamwork skills.  Use your own initiative to solve be basic problems.  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.

What we can offer you

33 leave days per year, Subsidised canteen, Exclusive range of over 4,000 high street discounts, Training and ongoing development as well as free CPC training


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


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 LW/1485 to: Kevin Callister, Transport Shift Manager, Bidfood Paddock Wood, Transfesa Road, Paddock Wood, Tonebridge, Kent, TN12 6UU or email:

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