Date posted: 21/09/2021

Job Details

  • Reference No.BI/1204
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationLiverpool depot
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toTransport Team Manager
  • Closing Date01/11/2021 12:00 am
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Transport Coordinator (Nights) – Liverpool

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, our drivers will deliver great food and other catering products to a huge range of customers across the region, 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. We are currently looking for a Transport Coordinator to join our transport team in our Liverpool depot. Reporting into the Transport Team Manager, you will be responsible for performing tasks associated to the operational and compliance requirements of the department whilst ensuring a safe working environment.

Our Transport Coordinators will communicate effectively with individuals at all levels including those within different departments, customers, contractors and suppliers. You will perform regular reviews and checks on all operational areas such as defect checks, credits, vehicle cleanliness and other required departmental checks as directed.

You will perform administrative duties consisting of data input and report generation using a variation of Bidfood IT systems. You will handle calls and emails to provide administration support to the department and perform all associated Health and Safety checks helping to support audit preparations.

You will be confident in helping drivers ensure all relevant activities and paperwork in their roles are completed accurately. You will also assist the management team in recruitment and induction processes, maintaining high levels of training to ensure new team members are competent and confident in carrying out their duties in accordance with company standards and legal frameworks and this continues throughout their employment.

To be successful in this role you’ll be passionate about what we do, and have excellent communication skills.

With previous 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. You will need to be up to date and compliant with all food hygiene legislation and must conform to all health and safety regulations.

If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.


Pension, 33 days holiday pa (inclusive of Bank Holidays), healthcare cash plan, 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 BI/1204 to :
Michael Curran Transport Manager, Bidfood, Langley Road South Manchester, M6 6TZ
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