Van Driver

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary £12.30
LocationWorksop
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Reference016123
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameTammy Sanderson
Expiry date 16 July 2024

Job description

 

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

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.

Manton 110

A major picking depot in Worksop, employing more than 200 colleagues and operating a fleet of more than 60 vehicles. The depot serves major convenience retailers in the region.

What you'll be doing

Exciting Opportunity for Multi-Drop Delivery Van Drivers!

Join Our Team at Worksop's Greencore DTS Depot

Are you an enthusiastic and hard-working individual? We have a fantastic opportunity for Multi-Drop Delivery Van Drivers to become part of our expanding team at the Worksop, Manton Wood Distribution Centre. This role involves delivering food products to our valued customers and offers the chance to work with some of the UK's leading brands.

 

Role Details:

Shift Pattern: 5 days out of 6 (Please note, due to industry demands, Saturday work may be required)

Available Shifts: Various start times with either 3-5am starts or 10:30am – 1pm starts

Contract Type: Full-time

Salary (Pay Rate Structure):

Base Rate: £12.30

Night Premium: +£1.15 (10 pm - 6 am)

Sunday Premium: +£4.30 p/h

General Responsibilities:

*         Delivering chilled, short-shelf-life products to customer locations

*         Conducting daily inspections of the delivery vehicle before and after routes

*         Loading and unloading deliveries

*         Taking ownership of the overall care and maintenance of the delivery van

*         Maintaining accurate logs and completing all necessary paperwork during routes

*         Ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety requirements on the road and at customers' premises

*         Taking responsibility for personal fitness to drive at all times

This role is ideal for experienced delivery drivers looking to advance their careers with a dynamic and growing business. Seize this opportunity to work with renowned brands and contribute to the success of Greencore DTS!

Join us on this exciting journey—apply now!

What we’re looking for

At Greencore, we prioritize our people and celebrate diversity, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can be their authentic selves. Together, we elevate every day to taste better.

Requirements:

*         Local Area Knowledge

A strong understanding of Worksop and the surrounding areas.

*         Customer Service Experience

Previous involvement in delivering an exceptional customer experience.

*         Communication Skill

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

*         Organisational and Problem-Solving Skill

Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

*         Positive Attitude

A positive, can-do attitude towards challenges.

*         Clean Driving Record

No convictions (spent or otherwise) for careless/dangerous driving or driving under the influence of drink or drugs. Convictions for CD/DD-DR/DD within the last 5 years are not permitted.

*         Highway Code Knowledge

A reasonable knowledge of the UK Highway Code and the ability to read and understand written instructions displayed on road signs.

*         Work Experience

Minimum of 6 months of experience in a similar working environment.

If you embody these qualities and are ready for an exciting career with Greencore, we invite you to apply. Join us in making every day taste better!

What you’ll get in return

*         Weekly Pay

*         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.