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HGV Driver Category CE - Annualised Hours

Date: 06-Oct-2021

Location: Benton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8EW

Company: Greggs Plc

Contract

Permanent

Pay Rates

Starting at £33,348 per annum rising to £35,103 after probationary period.

Shift Pattern

For this full-time position of 40 hours per week, we operate on a rotating shift pattern so flexibility is required.  Weekend and Bank Holiday working is included in shift patterns. 

About You

You’ll fit right into Greggs as an HGV Category CE Driver if: 

  • You’re enthusiastic, reliable and take pride in your role as a professional driver.   
  • You’ve held a Category CE driving license for at least 1 year (Maximum 6 penalty points). 
  • You hold an up-to-date Driver CPC card and training. 
  • You have experience of driving HGVs. 
  • You have a great eye for the detail, and the passion to do a great job every day.  
  • You have experience of making bulk deliveries  
  • You are able to meet shift requirements. 
  • You are supportive of an inclusive culture – recognising and valuing that difference is good. 
  • You are a great team player - respectful and appreciative towards our Greggs Family. 
  • You are friendly, honest and hardworking and enjoy some fun at work!

Skills

  • Class C+ E driving licence
  • Driver CPC
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexible in availability for working hours

What we can offer

We believe in investing in our business and our people; you will drive one of our modern fleet of refrigerated LGVs, fitted with the latest technology and safety features such as Telematics and vehicle cameras.  Annual CPC training is provided along with advanced training to assist you to drive in a safe and fuel-efficient manner.

As a direct employee of Greggs, there are a whole range of perks that you can take advantage of. 

  • Career progression and brilliant training programmes.
  • Employee Staff Discount up to 50% off our food.
  • Holiday entitlement starting at 4.2 weeks and increasing with service, plus bank holidays (Pro-rata for part time).
  • Profit share scheme (after 6 months service).
  • Plus, much more!

We love to see our people flourish and go as far as they want to with their careers with Greggs, so if you want to progress further in the future, we’ll support you every step of the way. 

What You'll Do

Our HGV Category CE Drivers provide bulk deliveries and collections to and from our network of sites throughout the UK in multi-temperature loads, including bank holidays and weekends.  You’ll play a vital part in ensuring our shops are fully stocked so our customers’ favourite products are always available.  Naturally, our Drivers always maintain the strictest levels of Food Safety and Health & Safety that you would expect from Greggs. 

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!   We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.

Next Steps

If you don’t already have a profile on the Greggs Family site, set one up and you’ll be ready to apply for any roles that take your fancy.  If you need help or have any questions, we are here for you.

Contact us at greggsrecruitment@greggs.co.uk  


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