HGV Class 1 Mill Driver

Full Time
Job Sector:
Services / Miscellaneous
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£12.98/ hour
Start Date:
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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, Wilshire.

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 have at least 6 months Class 1 driving experience
You will hold a current CPC and Tacho Card
You will have no more than 9 points on your license
It is essential that you have good knowledge of driver regulations
You will have the ability to be flexible with the business needs and have a positive working attitudeA little about us:

Avara Foods is one of the UK's largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation's most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.
The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards

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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