Fleet / Retail Drivers
Your main duties will include (but not be limited to) driving one of our 3.5 tonne vehicles, loading products on to the vehicle, and delivering goods to our wholesale customers and retail shops.
Ideally you will be able to identify potential new customers, as well as up selling to and looking after our existing fleet customer accounts. You will be trained to operate a hand-held computer and in cash handling. You will also be delivering our goods to some of our retail outlets in busy high-street locations.
Our drivers are one of the public faces of our business for many customers so it is important to make a good impression, to help maintain good customer relations as well as teamwork with our retail outlets by being helpful and assisting in resolving any issues which might arise, and also to drive courteously in our liveried fleet vehicles.
HOURS OF WORK & BENEFITS
You will be required to work 6 mornings a week Monday – Saturday inclusive. It will be early morning starts (approximately 3am) and typically finishes at around lunchtime on a daily basis (approximately 40 hours per week). Some flexibility in working patterns may be required at key times or during team shortages.
Holidays: 28 days per annum, including bank holidays.
Job Type: Full-time, permanent on satisfactory completion of probationary period
Salary: Our Fleet / Retail Drivers commence on the National Minimum Wage for their age band
Free on-site parking, subsidised canteen, access to discounted products and a workplace pension scheme. We also hold staff events such as family fun days and ten pin bowling competitions and have an employee of the month scheme.
You will have excellent driving skills, a pro-active approach, as well as great communication and customer service skills. You will be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative in a fast paced environment. You should be well presented. Previous delivery driving experience is a must.
N.B. If you are a driver under age 25 it is a condition of our vehicle insurance that you must accept responsibility of the insurance excess, should it be required for insurance claims.
You must hold a full clean driving licence and be entitled to work in the UK. You should also be able to cope with the demands of this sometimes physical role which includes lifting and carrying.
Apply direct on Indeed or send an email to email@example.com. Please quote ‘Drivers’ in the subject of your e-mail and attach your CV along with a covering letter stating your current salary details.
PLEASE ALSO STATE WHERE YOU SAW THIS VACANCY IN YOUR APPLICATION along with your current salary details, if applicable.
OR download an application form and send it to:
Human Resources, Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery, Crescent Road, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4BU
OR contact Human Resources on 01204 673832
Once we have received your details, successful applicants will be invited for a local interview following our selection process. If you require any further information please contact our Human Resources department on 01204 673832
No recruitment agencies – direct applicants ONLY
Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery Limited is a large, well established family business which has been producing craft bakery goods for over 60 years. We are an award winning company with a strong reputation and a passion for craft baking. With over 60 retail outlets across the North West, we also have a large high volume operational site at our head office in Bolton and a further modern production facility nearby. As well as our valued retail customers, our corporate clients range from large supermarket chains to well-known leisure outlets, as well as sporting arenas, hotels and restaurants and many more besides. Alongside quality, hygiene and meeting customer demands are of the utmost importance.
At Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery Limited we take your privacy seriously. If you submit your CV and/or contact details to us in application to one of our vacancies, we will use this information to process your application and assess your suitability for the role. Application decisions are not automated.
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Please note that, unfortunately, due to the high levels of applications received, we are usually only able to respond to candidates who are successfully selected for interview. If you have not received an invitation to interview within four weeks of application, you may assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we will not normally contact you if you are not successful in the first round of interview stages. Your information will not be retained for any longer than is necessary in relation to the application and employment process.
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.