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Date: 05-Aug-2019

Location: Bradford, GB

Company: Hovis

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand . We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Primary Driver ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Bradford Site. We're looking for a Class 1 (C+E) Primary Driver, who will be responsible for the bulk movements of Hovis products between our own sites and to Customers as necessary.  It is shift work, with varied start times, completing a "4 in 7" rotating shift pattern. Drivers are required to work in a professional manner at all times and be polite, courteous and well presented.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Complying with all legislative duties, including tachographs, Working Time Directive, pre-use inspections and defect reporting, load safety and license requirements.
 

Ensuring goods and vehicles are quality checked and paperwork is complete and up to date.
 

Ensuring products are delivered to depots / customers, safely and in good quality.
 

Collect equipment and completed POD’s from customers.
 

To carry out any other ad-hoc duties that may be required.
 

Follow Safe System of Work (Health and Safety). 
 

KNOWLEDGE & SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS

 

Essential

Cat C+E license
Basic Manual Handling
Basic Literacy Skills
Good communication skills
Good understanding of H&S
Driver CPC qualified
 

Desirable

Ability to work on own initiative.  Be adaptable, flexible and demonstrate a willingness to accept changes in operational requirements at short notice.

 

Location: Based in Bradford
Type of role: Full Time, Permanent
Reporting to: Logistics Front Line Managers

Hours of work: Required to work both day and night shifts, 4 days over 7

 

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Hovis since 1886

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