Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1801
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week40 hours – per week 5 from 7 days
  • LocationBicester
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date29/05/2018 12:00 am
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Transport Router – Bicester

Bidfood are a great company to work for and we have a permanent opportunity to become part of the transport department in our Bicester depot. To ensure all drivers are routed and scheduled in the most efficient way to ensure all routes are planned to maximise cases per vehicle in line with the Depot KPI.

Working closely with the transport supervisors to ensure all routing and planning complies with drivers’ working hours and any customer requirements.

What does this mean for you?

It means you can expect an excellent working environment and a great salary and benefits package. As a vital part to the transport running being a vehicle router will give you an exciting challenge, particularly dealing with routing requests and meeting customer’s needs and expectations. Our customers rely on our deliveries 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

You’ll be dealing with several internal departments to schedule deliveries of food and non-food products to our customers in multiple locations throughout the day. The routes can vary on a day-to-day basis but there is a regular customer database already in place.

You’ll also be heavily involved in other transport functions such as ensuring legal, service and people obligations are met as well supporting drivers and vehicles returning to the depot.

Transport routing and office support is a great stepping stone for anybody wanting to understand how transport operations function and work to provide efficiency improvement on a daily basis.

A bit about you

You’ll enjoy a challenge and care about helping our customers succeed and keep our delivery drivers compliant, taking pride in being in a fantastic team which deliverers to so many people every day.

In this fast paced company no two days are the same. Our ultimate goal is to keep our customers at the heart of everything we do and to do this you need to be exemplary at building strong relationships with customers by really understanding their needs and looking for solutions to keep them delighted.

Benefits

Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.

Apply

To apply, please complete an application form or send your CV with a covering letter, including the Reference LMF/1801 to: paulcookson@bidfood.co.uk

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