DN CLITHEROE -
TRANSPORT OPERATIVE - 48 HOURS 
RAW MATERIAL

Do you have the right DNA to work for us?
 
Dugdale Nutrition Attitude
  • Are you self-motivated, driven and ambitious?

  • Are you Passionate about British Agriculture?

  • Are you enthusiastic, professional and personable?

  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team?

 

If you are, then an excellent opportunity has arisen for a skilled Delivery Driver to join a leading FMCG/Food manufacturing business working 48 hours per week.

About us…

Dugdale Nutrition Ltd is a modern family business, leading the UK’s ruminant sector by delivering outstanding products, people, partnerships and performance. We currently have two production facilities based in Clitheroe and Speke that run 24/7.

Your Main Purpose... 

As a Transport Operative you are responsible for the transportation of goods between suppliers and customers. To comply with all rules and regulations involved with drivers hours, working time directive rules and maintain the company’s high standards in regard to customer service. You are not just a HGV drivers but also the ‘face of the business’. The main purpose of this role is to collect raw materials from various ports, stores and farms around the North and deliver into our Mills at Speke and Clitheroe, You may also be required  to deliver bulk feed either tipped or bulk blown to our customers as required.

Your responsibilities…

Reporting to the Transport Manager, your duties will include but not limited to;

 

  • Undertake Daily Safety Inspections of the vehicle and report any defects following the correct procedure.

  • Adhere to Driving Hours Regulations and Working Time Directive at all times.

  • Deliver finished product and collect raw material in the most cost effective way possible.

  • Uphold the company’s image and reputation at all times.

  • To help with the companies’ carbon foot print by driving in a manner that is safe, legal and optimises fuel efficiency.

  • Adhere to Company policy, procedure and legislation including the Company Handbook.

  • Comply with and uphold all aspects of the Company’s health & Safety instructions, requirements and policies.

  • Follow all rules and regulations set out in the Driver Handbooks.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicles and sanitising requirements.

  • Work at all times within the framework and requirements of the Company’s obligations to the Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS)

  • Be prepared to have the occasional night out if required

  • To ensure all paperwork is completed and given to the correct recipient

  • Respect Customers property and site rules

  • Undertake other reasonable duties as required by Senior Management.

  • Have an understanding of the rules set out for delivery drivers as set out by the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASSC)

  • Some Saturday work may be required from time to time

  • Uphold the company’s image and reputation at all times.

  • Undertake other reasonable duties as required by Senior Management.

Person Specification…

Essential:

  • Must hold a LGV C+E License (class 1) or LGV C (class 2)

  • Must have a valid and up to date driver Certificate of professional competence (CPC)

  • Be able to work alone and as part of the wider Dugdale Nutrition team 

  • Excellent time keeping

  • Attention to detail

  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to high health & safety standards

  • Self-motivation and ability to think on your feet

  • Be Familiar with the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) code of practice for making safe deliveries of animal feed on farms

  • A positive attitude to work, continued learning and development

Desirable:

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office and use of tablets

  • Experience with bulk blowing is desirable but full training will be given

 

What you’ll receive…
  • Salary £33,346.56 per annum

  • Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • 31 days Annual Leave (pro rata to your shift pattern)

  • Free onsite parking

  • Company Cash plan Scheme 

  • PPE

COVID-19 Considerations

Strict COVID-19 secure measures are operating on this site. We have extra cleaning measures in place, hand washing, sanitisers, and extensive PPE is available to all employees.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please select one of the options below.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29th October 2021