Job Details

  • Reference No.RW/2076
  • DepartmentWarehouse
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationPenrith
  • GradeN/A
  • Reporting toWarehouse Supervisor
  • Closing Date29/10/2018 12:00 am
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Warehouse Operative – HGV – Penrith

About us

The chances are you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? We’re a great company to work for and we have permanent opportunities for drivers to become part of the warehouse department in our Penrith depot.

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.

This is an exciting time to be joining our team in Penrith, as we have recently increased our presence in the North of England by opening a new depot in Penrith where we plan to service our current Customers and increase our service offering in this area. We believe making this move will help us to continue to achieve our mission to deliver service excellence, make life easier and help our Customers to grow.

What does this mean for you?

It means you can expect an excellent working environment, stability, fantastic development opportunities, and a great salary and benefits package.

We value all our employees and over half of our workforce has more than 5 years’ service!

A bit about the role

You’ll be supporting the operation deliver the correct food and non-food products to our customers on time.

You will work Sun – Thurs working the night shift performing a variation of tasks involving picking and loading products and checking off orders against pick sheet requirements. In this role you will also perform shunting duties in the depot yard, placing HGVs on to loading bays to ensure that the fleet is loaded on time and to the required food standards. You will monitor pre-loaded vehicle temperatures throughout the night shift in order to maintain the required food temperatures. On occasion there may be a requirement to collect sub supply from other Bidfood depot. The variation of duties keeps the role fresh and exciting!

A bit about you

You’ll possess a Category C LGV Licence. You’ll also enjoy a challenge and care about helping our customers.

You must have the ability to lift objects up to 25 kilogrammes to perform this role and work in all ambient, chill and freezer chambers.

What we can offer you

  • 33 leave day per year.
  • Competitive pension benefits matching contributions up to 6%.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Company Sick Pay.
  • Great discount on Bidfood Frozen, Chill and Ambient products.
  • Free parking.
  • Exclusive range of over 4,000 high street discounts.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Training and ongoing development.

Want to know more?

You can apply by sending your CV and a covering letter referencing RW/2076 to  or posting to: Bidfood, 43 Gilwilly Road, Penrith, CA11 9BL.

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