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Driver Class C & E on Nights

Job Title: Driver Class C & E on Nights
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kettering
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: G726
Job Published: March 17, 2020 15:55

Job Description

Driver Class C+E on Nights
Date: 17-Mar-2020

Location: Kettering, GB, NN16 8PX

Company: Greggs Plc

Join the family
We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful.


We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Pay Rates
Circa £35,000 per annum

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours
41 hours per week on an annualised hour’s basis – Sunday to Saturday

(Various start times – normally 4/5 night shifts per week)

Pay Grade 5

Job Description
As an LGV Class C+E Night Driver at our Distribution Centre in Kettering, you will provide bulk deliveries/collections to other divisions in multi-temperature loads, and play a vital part in ensuring our shops are fully stocked and able to meet customer demand by carrying out some multi drop deliveries of chilled, frozen and ambient goods to our shops including weekends and bank holidays. 


Reporting to the Transport Team Leaders, you will be an enthusiastic, reliable individual who takes pride in your role as a professional driver.  You will hold a Class C+E driving licence as well as a Driver Qualification Card.  Ideally you will have experience of multi-site deliveries in the food industry and experience of driving LGV vehicles.


Hours of work may be unsociable and shift patterns vary, so flexibility is essential.  We do not currently require our drivers to have overnight stays away from home.


Key Responsibilities:

Ensure all pre-departure vehicle checks are made
Ensure safety of products whilst in motion
Drive the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner complying with relevant road tachograph legislation
Deliver load in accordance with specified route and delivery points ensuring accuracy at all times
Maintain Health and Safety standards whilst unloading into units, any returned goods to be documented and returned to the depot
Maintain temperature control of vehicle ensuring safe storage of temperature sensitive products as required by product specification
Work as a team, supporting all colleagues
Class C+E Driving license (with a maximum of 6 penalty points)
Hold a Driver Qualification Card and have the appropriate level of CPC training.
Be numerate and literate with the ability to maintain records
Have basic good hygiene and manual handling knowledge
Be self-motivated and flexible with working hours
Have a good attendance, time keeping and disciplinary record
Demonstrate using the Company values
Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
Your holiday entitlement is 35 days per year which includes Bank Holidays.  (pro-rata for part time)
After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme
You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to one year’s salary
You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include:

Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
Childcare Vouchers
Employee Assistance Programme
Healthcare Plans
Cycle to Work Scheme
Your Application
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