Class 1 Driver

10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Class 1 Driver

We are currently recruiting for a Class 1 Driver at our Hatchery in Quainton, Aylesbury. On an initial 9 months FTC.

As a Class 1 Driver the purpose of this role is to safely collect and deliver eggs from the breeder farms to the hatchery and occasionally delivery chicks to both the company and contract broiler farms working within company and legislative standards

Main Responsibilities of a Class 1 Driver:

* Distribution of eggs from various Breeders Farms to Quainton Hatchery as set out by Management. Occasionally to deliver chicks to company and contract broiler farms

* Deliver eggs safely to the hatchery. Ensure Health and Safety standards are maintained at all times

* Ensure security of loads at all times

* Ensure the correct protective equipment provided and is being worn at all times

* Working effectively within the time schedules and within company and legislative standards and Work within the Working Time Directive

* To present a professional image of the Company on all farms and to act as Company representative liaising with site manager as required

As a Class 1 Driver you will have A C+E license + in date CPC and Tacho card. You will have 2 years' experience in class 1 driving. To be successful in this role you need to be self - motivated, flexible, committed and reliable.

This is a hands on role and involves a number of manual processes including lifting equipment in the region of 20kgs. You will also be required to work independently on farm sites.

Working 5 out of 6 shifts Monday - Saturday with start times of 06:00 (if on egg delivery start times will be 03:00 or 04:00). Average of 45 hours per week.

What is 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:

- Discounted Private Healthcare
- Life Assurance Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Lifestyle benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme, discounted shopping vouchers and subsidised gym membership

About Us:

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. 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.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer