Night Delivery Driver
Our client is one of the oldest (and largest!) retailer and wholesaler of quality fruits, vegetables and specialist foods based in the iconic Borough Market near London Bridge. They are now looking for an experienced delivery driver to be stationed in Borough Market, Southwark.
They have earned their impressive reputation through several years of impeccable service, providing produce of the highest quality to the top restaurants, bars and cafes all over London and offering brilliantly artistic fruit and vegetable displays at their retail outlets, for which we have obtained high acclaim
THE JOB :
They are currently looking for a full-time, experienced delivery driver to become part of our wholesale team based in Borough Market.
Monday to Saturday (5 days/week on a rotation basis) --- 9 hour shifts (incl. a 1 hour break), 1 am/4 am start* --- £20,800 pa
*Shift times will be discussed during interview
***PLEASE NOTE : Due to the unique nature of our wholesale trade, we require the wholesale team to start early in the morning to process orders received overnight
ONLY APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY IF YOU ARE COMFORTABLE WORKING THESE HOURS.***
On offer is a generous staff discount on all our clients produce, 28 days annual leave, pension plans, ample training and career development opportunities and a friendly, vibrant working environment.
Responsibilities will include -
- Checking off orders against dispatch note/invoice and loading onto your delivery van
- Driving the van and conducting deliveries to our wholesale customers which include restaurants, bars, cafes etc. across London.
- Picking up orders from our market suppliers
- Ad hoc deliveries to our retail outlets
- Helping in picking and packing orders when required
- Ensuring the vehicle is in a clean and presentable condition at all times
- Other general warehouse duties
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The right person for the job will be -
-Fluent in English, well spoken and confident as the role involves interaction with customers.
-Flexible, well organised and motivated. Punctuality is of the utmost importance as you will be serving some of the biggest and most demanding restaurants, cafes and chefs in London.
-Experience of working in a similar role handling/delivering fruit & veg or other fresh produce is preferable but not essential, training will be given.
-Good knowledge of London roads and traffic rules and regulations
MUST BE OVER 25 YEARS OF AGE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the this fantastic team. They are a close-knit, progressive company who place special emphasis on the well-being and development of their staff and strive to provide a fun, friendly working environment. You will be serving and promoting the best of British and international produce!
HOW TO APPLY:
Please forward your CV along with a covering letter stating how you would add value to our team and a brief description about yourself.
Due to the high volume of applications we are not always able to respond to all CV's. Only successful candidates will be contacted.