Date posted: 02/07/2019

Job Details

  • Reference No.GB/896
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week45
  • LocationHarlow
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date24/05/2021 12:00 am
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Transport Administrator – Harlow

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 specialities. We believe in our food, and we know that our people behind the scenes are so very important in our success.

We have an opportunity within our highly efficient Transport department and as part of our team you’ll fill an essential role in helping us achieve our targets by delivering the right products to our customers on time.

You’ll carry out administrative and reporting duties to help the depot meet its legislative and corporate governance requirements with effective handling of calls/emails to provide administrative support within the department. You’ll be responsible for the Driver Daily Report (DD1) forms are completed accurately and reviewing the drivers’ credits and examining their DD1 form , review driver paperwork to ensure correct completion and any anomalies are challenged i.e. damages, shortages etc. You’ll be expected to communicate and resolve any concerns, incorrect/ incomplete or lost paperwork with the drivers or escalate to the Supervisor.

Ensuring all hub returns are processed correctly and in a timely manner as well as any driver accidents are reported by the driver and you will make the relevant Supervisor aware, to ensure the matter is logged and investigated. Compliance to Tachograph legislation and company standards and responsible for downloading the drivers’ Digicard data daily to ensure the Supervisors can highlight any discrepancies and investigate accordingly.

You’ll support the transport supervisors/manager in any tasks that are necessary to support the effective running of the transport department.

To be successful in this role you will have good communication and organisation skills (both written and verbal), strong IT skills, in particular Excel spreadsheet couple with a strong attention to detail.


Pension, 33 leave days per year (including public holidays), healthcare cash plan, 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 GB/896 to: Josh Goff Transport Manager, Bidfood, Greenways Business Park, Harlow. CM19 5QB or email: 

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