HGV Class 1 Driver

6 days left

05 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
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It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK's largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.

We are currently recruiting forHGV Class 1 Driversat our Telford site based in Shropshire.
We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn't been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Class 1 Driverand you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

The starting times for the role would be between 4:00pm and 08:00pm

Purpose of the role

Ensuring our product is delivered safely to our customers and sites all around the UK, as well as adhering to all driver regulations at all times.

Your key responsibilities will include:

• You will complete your driver envelopes with start and finish times

• Ensure that you update your work record by completing manual entries when you enter your digital card into a digital tachygraph

• You will correctly complete a pre-op check of the vehicle and report any defects using the agreed procedure

• Part of the role is to ensure security of the load and maintain communication with the factory with regard to delays

What we are looking for:
  • You will have at least 1 years Class 1 driving experience
  • You will hold a current CPC and Tacho Card
  • You will have no more than 6 points on your license
  • It is essential that you have good knowledge of driver regulations
  • You will have the ability to be flexible with the business needs and have a positive working attitude

A little about us:

Avara Foods is one of the UK's largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation's most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What's in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

• Weekly Pay
• Employee benefits scheme including discount shopping vouchers and lifestyle benefits.
• Competitive Pension.
• A dynamic working environment.
• Realistic opportunities for training and development.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer...... click apply for full job details

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