Van driver

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary £13.40
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameVinay Kapoor
Expiry date 24 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 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.



Our Distribution Centre in Exeter is a major Driving depot, employing more than 50 colleagues and operating a fleet of more than 40 vehicles. The depot serves major convenience retailers in the region.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 18 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 11,500 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


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, 8-hour days a week, which would include a Saturday. 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 Start Time, with the route planned in at 8/10 hours long
  • **Pay Rate: **£13.40 Per Hour (+ £1.15 for hours worked between 10pm to 6am)
  • Overtime: Premiums are payable after 42 hours at time and a quarter
  • Shift Pattern: Monday to Saturday with a rolling rest day
  • 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 licence 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.

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.


What you’ll get in return:

  • Weekly pay
  • Free onsite carpark
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform
  • Promotion and progression opportunities

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