Our Stories: Depot back-office and management
Working in one of our depots puts you at the core of our fast-moving business, driving part of a huge behind-the-scenes operation.Read More
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 specialties. We believe in our food, and we know that our people behind the scenes are so very important in our success.
At Bidfood, we recognise that the quality of our transport teams is instrumental to our success.
You’ll ensure the depots fleet is legally compliant, all vehicles meet their service and MOT dates, and all drivers are legally compliant in terms of licence checks, infringements, driving hours and accidents.
You’ll ensure effective teamwork within the transport department and support driver training and inductions to ensure all transport employees are aware of the compliance required of performance.
You will be an excellent communicator and assist in update briefings along with keeping all compliance noticeboards up to date.
You’ll be responsible for transport audits showing green, all driver hours remaining within the working time directive and provide daily stats on infringement rates.
You’ll maintain all company commercial vehicles, to a high standard and make sure all relevant records are maintained in order to conform to legislation as well as maintaining all documentation relating to tachographs and driver hours.
To be successful in this role you’ll have very strong compliance experience and a good level of communication. A team player is essential for this role with the ability to build strong relationships with other departments.
To succeed in this role it is desirable that you will be a holder of the CPC qualification and essential that you have experience in a fast-moving food distribution environment, you will also have good computer literacy skills and be flexible in order to meet the needs of the business. If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.
Pension, 33 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts
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 SC/1342 to:
Paul Watkins, Transport Operations Manager Bidfood, Hamilton Close Basingstoke, RG216YS. Email: email@example.com