LGV Class 2 Driver

Zoek Pin Newbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 13 days ago

Bidfood Scotland are a leading wholesale food distributor covering the whole of Scotland, which consists of four depots, mainly Edinburgh, Inverness, Larbert and Oban. As a company, we pride ourselves on our close relationships with local suppliers and our ability to offer the best of Scotland’s larder to our customers. Our flexible infrastructure ensures that we are able to supply the entire Bidfood product range as a 'one stop shop’ to our customer based throughout Scotland, including the Highlands and Islands. Larbert is our hospitality hub that hosts Scotland’s customer experience centre that we use to help grow the £14bn food and drinks sector.

About the role

As a Class 2 Driver (LGV), you’ll be working as part of this team, where you will be primarily responsible for delivering from a multi-temperature vehicle and delivering to multiple customers. You will also be responsible for unloading goods and ensuring that they are delivered accurately and on time to all our customers. There is also a degree of paperwork involved and you will be expected to reconcile/complete all associated paperwork and relevant documentation via a hand-held terminal, as well as liaising with the depot office regarding any issues. As a Class 2 driver (LGV), you will also be required to complete all routine vehicle checks, maintain your vehicle’s cleanliness, report any vehicle damage and comply with all EU driving and work time regulations.

This role will require you to work 5 days out of 7, but there may also be weekend work involved from time to time.

A bit about you

To be considered for this position, you will be required to have a full LGV Class C licence, possess a digital tachograph card and driver’s qualification card. We’re also looking for that team player quality, an individual who relishes being part of a team and who supports our core values. You will also need to possess a customer-centric attitude and enjoy the challenge and care that goes with helping our customers succeed, as well as taking pride in being the face of our company.

Ideally, you will have experience of working as a Class 2 driver (LGV) and worked in a similar role, including liaising with customers and have strong customer-facing skills. Knowledge of Food Hygiene, Health and Safety procedures and experience or similar are desirable, but not essential.

What we can offer you

You can expect an excellent working environment, job security and a great salary along with the following benefits:

  • Pension and life assurance
  • 34 days holiday per year (incl, public holidays)
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking
  • Exclusive range of over 4,000 high street discounts
  • Training and ongoing development as well as free CPC training.

How to apply for the LGV Class 2 Driver role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this LGV Driver job, just click "apply" today and watch out for an email giving you more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any other supporting documents you may have.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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