DTS Van Driver

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £12.80
LocationTamworth
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Reference011542
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameMolly Dawson
Expiry date 06 July 2024

Job description

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.  We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.  Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.     

 

Tamworth:    

A major picking depot, employing more than 130 colleagues and operating a fleet of more than 60 vehicles. The depot serves major convenience retailers in the region.    

 

What you'll be doing 

From the simple sandwich to a range of chilled foods, our customers need fresh stock daily and you could be part of our nationwide team making some of those 3.5 million deliveries each year and keeping Britain fed. You would be expected to work five days per week, which would include mandatory Saturdays. With this shift pattern there will be no Sunday work and working day off as well on rotation. On-the-job training is provided and you will be partnered up with another team member to start with. If you are keen to progress, Greencore can also offer development opportunities to further your career. 

 

Role Details:  

  • Shift Times: 4am, with the route planned in at 8 - 12 hours long. 
  • Pay Rate: We offer a total rate of £12.80 per hour(Plus £1.15 for hours worked between 10pm and 6am, and + £1.15 for Saturday work) 
  • Overtime: Premiums are payable after 42 hours at time and a quarter. 
  • Shift Pattern: Full time, Permanent, any 5 out of 7 days including Saturdays. (No Sunday work) 
  • Workload: On average between 20-30 drops per day. 

 

What we’re looking for: 

Being great with people is essential. In fact, this is the first thing we look for when we recruit a Greencore driver. Of course, you also need to have a full UK driving license held for at least six months with a maximum of 6 points. If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success. 

 

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity. 

 

What you’ll get in return: 

  • Weekly Pay 
  • Staff shop 
  • Pension up to 8% matched 
  • Company share save scheme 
  • Greencore Qualifications 
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform 
  • Free On-site car park 
  • On-site subsidised food area 
  • Promotion and progression opportunities 

 

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.