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Class 1 Driver Part-Time/Saturday only (Kiveton-Sheffield, West Yorkshire)






Posted: 17/11/2023

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As a key member of our team, your responsibilities will include:

Ensuring the safe and timely delivery of goods.
Directly liaising with delivery points.
Portraying a professional branded image to all our customers.
Maintaining excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Obtaining signed or electronic Proof of Delivery (POD) documents.
Completing necessary transport administration at the beginning, end, and during shifts.
Driving in a fuel-efficient and safe manner.
Full compliance with all EU Driver Hours and Road Transport Directive (RTD) Regulations.
Ensuring goods are transported within correct temperature specifications.
Adhering to safe systems of work for equipment usage.
Completing pre and post-vehicle checks and reporting any defects appropriately.Why Greencore?You may not be familiar with our name, but you've likely encountered our products. We are a key supplier of food to major supermarkets across the UK. Our cutting-edge facility in Kiveton stands as the largest quiche bakery in the UK, churning out over 42 million quiches annually for a diverse clientele that includes retail and delicatessen customers. In addition to our quiche production, we manufacture a variety of chilled meals, soups, sauces, and licensed products for Weight Watchers International Inc.

Kiveton also serves as the hub for Greencore's chilled trunker fleet. Our consolidation and dispatch area forms the operational base for a substantial fleet of temperature-controlled vehicles, facilitating efficient distribution for Greencore companies and other contracted chilled food manufacturers.

What we’re looking for  

To be successful in this role, you should:

Have no unspent endorsements, except for speeding and/or parking offences, to a maximum of 6 points.
Be compliant with the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence.
Have no convictions (spent or otherwise) for careless/dangerous driving or driving under the influence of drink or drugs within the last 5 years.
Be fully conversant with the requirements of EC Directive 561/2006 and 3821/85, strictly obeying the law related to Drivers Hours and Tachograph systems.
Possess reasonable knowledge of the UK Highway Code and the ability to read and understand written instructions displayed on road signs.
Display a reasonable understanding of the legal restrictions applied to Large Goods Vehicles, particularly regarding bridge height warning signs, yellow box junctions, and restricted zones (e.g., London Congestion Charging/London Lorry Ban).
Have a minimum of 6 months of experience in a similar working environment. 

At Greencore, we prioritize our people, celebrating diversity, and fostering an environment where everyone can be their authentic selves. Together, we make every day taste better.

If you meet these criteria, join us and contribute to driving the future success of Greencore.

What you’ll get in return
Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Pension up to 8% matched
Life insurance up to 4x salary
Company share save scheme
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platformThroughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career

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