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
The chances are you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? 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.
It means you can expect an excellent working environment, job security, fantastic development opportunities, and a great salary and benefits package. 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’ll be spending most of your day de-briefing drivers returning to the depot. This will mainly involve checking their paperwork and ensuring it has been filled in accurately and to the high standards required. The key element of this role is challenging the drivers if their paper work is not up to required standards and flagging this up to the on shift supervisor.
As well as de-briefing drivers you will be required to get involved in other administration tasks working closely with the transport management team. This may include duties like completing shift handovers; contacting drivers whilst out on the road and other elements of transport compliance.
You will have a methodical approach and keen eye for detail and accuracy. Knowledge of warehouse, transport and customer services process and procedures is key. Excellent communication skills. Be enthusiastic and have the ability to challenge bad practices. You will also be pro-active and able to work under your own initiative.
The ability to be flexible and able to work a rotated shift pattern if required.
You can apply by sending your CV, quoting the reference number SC/1940 to Paul Edgington, or posting to:
Name and job title: Paul Edgington – Transport Manager
Address: 78 Silverthorne Road, Battersea, SW8 3HJ
Alternatively you can pop into the depot and fill out an application form. We may keep your application on file for a period of 6 months so we can contact you if another vacancy comes up.