HGV Class 1 Driver

23 Dec 2020
20 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Advert
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 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.

We are currently recruiting for a HGV Class 1 Driver to be based out of our Hereford Factory.

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

Purpose of the role

As a member of the Primary Transport team, you will be based at our Hereford operation. You will be responsible for ensuring poultry is collected and delivered to the factories in line with bird welfare.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Collecting poultry from farms and delivering to Hereford and Newent sites.
Compliance to bird welfare regulations.
Responsible for checking loads, completing paperwork and general hygiene of lorries.What we are looking for:

Ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised
Hold a LGV Class 1 Driving Licence and be CPC trained
Experience of working as part of a team of drivers
Effective communication skills
Basic level of Numeracy and Literacy
Ability to carry out manual tasksHours: (Apply online only) (Job & Finish) Sun-Thu / Mon-Fri Rotating
Hourly Rate: GBP12.33 per hour.

Due to bird welfare it is important that you do not possess any avian pets or poultry.

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.

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

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