HGV Class 1 Mill Driver

Westbury, UK
Closing date
17 Oct 2020

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It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK's largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.

Due to continued growth we are recruiting for a Class 1 Driver to join our team based at our mill in Westbury, Wiltshire.

We are a leading supplier of Chicken and Turkey products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn't been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Class 1 Driver and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role
As a Class 1 Driver operating from Westbury Mill, this role services and supplies feed to a wide range of company and contract farms.
This is hands on Driver role and involves a number of manual processes including lifting equipment in the region of 25kgs.

The typical hours for the role are 48 hours per week Monday - Friday, rotating shifts

Your key responsibilities will include:
•Delivering feed safely to farms whilst ensuring health and safety standards are maintained.
•Following security requirements of loads.
•Monitoring your driver hours and raising any potential breaches.
•Ensuring the correct protective equipment is worn.
•Working effectively within the time schedules so that all necessary farms can be serviced.
•Reporting any vehicle issues.
•Presenting a professional image of Avara Foods and to act as a company representative, liaising with site managers as required.

What we are looking for:
•You will hold a valid C+E license, CPC and Tacho card
•You will have Class 1 driving experience
•You will be self-motivated, with an honest work ethic and have the ability to be flexible as the role requires

What's 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. As a Class 1 Driver, you can also look forward to benefits that among other things include the following:
•28 days annual leave
•Various lifestyle benefits
•Life assurance cover
•3% pension contribution

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.
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