CLASS 2 DRIVER
Job Title: Class 2 Driver
Salary: £33,000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Contracted hours: 40 hours per week (5 days out of 7)
Working Days: Sunday to Thursday
Shift Pattern: 8 hour shifts from 7pm until 3.30am with a 30 minute break for Dinner
Benefits: View our Employee Benefits leaflet.
Creed is a family business, established in 1972, which is ambitious with it's growth within the industry. We deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including our butchery and fresh ranges to caterers across the country from our offices in Cheltenham, Ilkeston & High Wycombe. It's a great place to be and we are proud of our role in supporting our local community. We are dedicated to creating a great place to work, with great people and in 2020 were listed by Sunday Times as one of the top 100 companies to work for, having achieved a “two star” status with best companies. Our people are committed to our values, choose their attitude and focus on the needs of the customer. They work hard and are committed to providing a great service but want to have some fun and development along the way. Our employees often get involved in charity events, attend the company conversations, put forward their ideas for improvement and contribute in the team briefings. Our core business values are being: Commercial, Proud, Friendly and Nurturing.
The role of Class 2 Driver is a varied role which is vital to ensuring that Creed Foodservice deliver excellent service to our customers. Within this role you will build relationships and ensure a consistent, efficient and reliable service is delivered across our depots and then nightshift. This will include the driving, loading and unloading of vehicles using the correct MHE Equipment.
Some responsibilities of the role include:
To deliver excellent customer service and build customer relationships.
To promote the company and do everything possible to enhance the company’s image through appearance and behaviour.
To follow all legislative requirements concerning drivers hour’s.
To ensure that vehicles are loaded appropriately and driven with due care and attention.
To report any accident.
To ensure accurate completion of all paper work (VC40, Temperature Records, Debrief)
To ensure all daily checks are complete.
To ensure vehicle and freezer are fuelled.
To maintain personal and vehicle appearance in line with company policy.
- To comply with all company policies and procedures, specifically surrounding health and safety.
- Other duties as required, according to the needs of the business.
The standard night shift hours are 7pm to 3.30am with some shifts starting and finishing earlier or later.
The Ideal Candidate
The successful candidatemust have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, not afraid to get stuck in and have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.
It is essential that you have the following:
Approachable and adaptable individual with the ability to deliver excellent customer service
High attention to detail ensuring vehicle and product checks are carried out effectively
Class 2 Licence and full CPC Hours
Multi-Temperature foodservice delivery experience is desirable
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with both internal and external customers - this includes employees, managers, visitors and delivery drivers.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing why you are perfect for this role and what value you can add to the business.
At this stage, we will not be accepting agency applications.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.