Date posted: 05/07/2021

Job Details

  • Reference No.NI/1205
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week42.5
  • LocationLee Mill
  • Grade8
  • Reporting toTransport Manager
  • Closing Date01/11/2021 12:00 am
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Transport Team Manager – Lee Mill

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. Our Transport Team Manager needs to be able to recruit, induct, train, coach and engage their teams, to inspire them to be the best they can be.

You’ll manage the daily operation and performance of the transport department in order to provide the expected service to internal and external customers within budget. In doing so, you’ll make sure the depot fleet is compliant with all relevant legislation and all goods are delivered to designated delivery points in the timescale required.

You’ll ensure effective teamwork within the transport department and that all transport employees adhere to the required standards of performance.

You’ll be responsible for controlling costs, as well as ensuring standards of customer service exceed what is required by the company.

You’ll maintain all Company equipment, including 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 people management and development skills and be able to build strong relationships with other departments, 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.



Generous pension, 33 days holiday pa, healthcare,  flexible benefit options, 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 NI/1205 to:
Tamsin Lambert, Transport Manager
Bidfood, Central Avenue, Lee Mill Ind Estate, Ivybridge, PL21 9EW

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