Location
Hereford
Position
Transport
Display Salary
£16.50 per hour
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
About the Role:

Do you want to earn a minimum of £825 per week? We’re looking for a Live Haul Driver to join our team on a FTC this summer at our site in Hereford, Herefordshire!

  


What’s in it for you?

  • £16.50 per hour (paid weekly)
  • A £300 joining payment*
  • Earn a minimum of £825 per week
  • Earn £100 for every friend or family member you refer for a job with us*
  • Training and development from day one
  • Secure contract, guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime
  • Free on-site parking

*T’s & C’s apply

Working Hours

12-week Fixed Term Contract

50 hours per week

10 hours daily, Sunday – Thursday (various start times)

About the role

As a member of the Primary Transport team, you will be based at our Hereford operation during the summer. You will be responsible for ensuring poultry is collected and delivered to the factories in line with bird welfare.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Collecting poultry from farms and delivering to Hereford and Newent sites.
  • Compliance to bird welfare regulations.
  • Responsible for checking loads, completing paperwork and general hygiene of lorries.
  • Driving daily, following a schedule, to collect poultry and transport back to the factory, in a timely and safe manner, in accordance with driver’s regulations and guidelines.
  • To fully understand and comply with all driving regulations and guidelines.
  • To meet the supply needs of both factories ensuring the timely delivery of birds without any unnecessary delay to the production schedule.
  • To implement and monitor the safe working practices and procedures related to Live Haul and particular areas of the factory in which we work.
  • Understanding of both individual and department targets.
  • To fully understand and comply with all department and company policies and guidelines.
  • Co-operate in the continuous improvement of Avara Foods Ltd quality, safety and productivity standards.
  • Handling/lifting of items to a maximum 18kg.
  • To ensure that a ‘Deep Clean’ schedule on the trailers is carried out to the required standard.
  • Completion of relevant departmental spreadsheets, timesheets and printing relevant transport paperwork.
  • To carry out instructions as given to you by the Primary Transport Shift Manager.

What are we looking for?

  • Good level of English and basic numeracy skills
  • The ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively
  • Good attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks
  • Ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised
  • Experience of working as part of a team of drivers
  • Basic level of Numeracy and Literacy Ability to carry out manual tasks
  • HGV Class 1 driving licence (With minimum 2 years Driving Class 1 vehicles)
  • Up to date DCPC Card
  • Up to date digital tacho card
  • Poultry welfare qualification (Training Given)
  • Previous experience in drivers’ hours law.
  • Intermediate skills/knowledge in IT.
  • Self-driven and able to motivate others

Due to Bird Welfare, it is essential that you do not own any Avian Pets or Poultry. 

All of our Operational facilities are Covid secure.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

 

Apply today!

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