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HGV Class 2 Multi Drop Driver (Retail)
Belfast - Bakery

Job reference: NID-BBX-003560

Location: Belfast - Bakery

Closing date: 18/11/2021

Job start date: Not specified

Salary: £28,787.13

Employment type: Permanent

Department: AB BELFAST

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 42 Average

 We're the people who make one of the UK’s top grocery brands, Kingsmill, as well as Sunblest, Burgen and Allinson’s. You know us through our wholesome white, wholemeal and seeded breads that offer delicious options to suit every family member - and our rolls, pancakes, crumpets, muffins, hot cross buns, wraps and other delicious bakery products are pretty great too.

We are expanding our operation at our site in Belfast so if you want to work with great people selling fantastic products then we want to hear from you.

If you have experience of working as a professional driver, have a passion for bakery products that you would like to turn into a career or maybe you are looking for a new exciting challenge then why not apply for a role with us. 

We’re looking for people who will live our values, love a challenge and will go the extra mile to make things happen. It’s a fast paced pressurised environment, but if you’ve got the right attitude, it’s very rewarding and highly satisfying.

The Role:

The main function of these roles is to deliver bakery products to our customers across Northern Ireland. You will be responsible for in store merchandising, ordering and minimising waste. Hours of work will be based on a rotating shift pattern across a 7 day week starting around 3am, flexibility will be required. This is a physically demanding role and requires the individual to have the physical ability to deliver tasks.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Engages in the Safety-First culture and compliance with AB internal policies and procedures.
  • Daily vehicle checks.
  • Maintain & comply with tachograph records, company key control procedures & working time regulations.
  • Maximise sales and contribute to sales growth of the company brands.
  • Develop close working relations with key decision makers within store.
  • To check load against interim load summary and amend for any variances.
  • To ensure all products are correctly charged to the relevant customer and record any returns
  • To ensure products are delivered on time and in full within the agreed time windows
  • Daily collection of all baskets  
  • Any returns collected must be returned to the Bakery for disposal on a daily basis
  • To actively participate and contribute in the sharing of Best Practice within the Sales Team

 
Our employees’ safety, health and wellbeing is important to us – we want everyone to go home after a day’s work in the same state as they arrived – our positive health and safety culture is one where people work together to make safety part of everything we do.

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential:

  • Experienced Professional Driver Category C1
  • Driver Qualification Card (CPC) 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and influence others 

 Desirable:

  • Experienced Professional Driver Category C
  • Experience of delivering to, or of working in a sales environment
  • A digital tachograph drivers car
  • Merchandising experience
  • Experienced Professional Driver Class 1 (Category C +E)

In return you will receive:
• An annual salary of £28,787 +
£500 (Net) Retention Bonus 6 months after joining
• 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays 
• Matching employer pension contributions of up to 10
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• Opportunity to progress earning commission

• Excellent benefits package

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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