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Date: 28-Sep-2021

Location: Bradford, GB

Company: Hovis

Welcome to Hovis. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products. 

 

We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people;  they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.

JOB PURPOSE
To be responsible for the delivery of products to Hovis sites and to other third party customers as required.  To work in a professional manner at all times and be polite, courteous and well presented when dealing with customers.

 

KEY CONTACTS
•    Logistics Operations Manager
•    Transport Manager
•    Logistics FLM’s
•    Administration
•    Customer contacts
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Collecting assembled products and loading vehicles safely, and in line with company procedures.

•    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 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).  

Why work for us and our benefits:

At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries

  • There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.

  • Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone.  It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving

  • We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance

  • We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes

  • We offer three levels of pensions

Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.