DN SPEKE - TRANSPORT 

OPERATIVE

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 Transport Operative to join a leading FMCG/Food manufacturing business working 48 hours per week Monday to Friday. You may be required to work 1 in every 4 Saturdays during our busy period.

 

Based out of our Speke site, this role requires a great level of flexibility as you will be asked to change between bulk blowing and bag deliveries to farm using an urban taught liner and trailer mounted forklift. The role will also require collection of Raw Materials that will be delivered to either our Clitheroe or Speke site from time to time.

About us…

Dugdale Nutrition Ltd are a growing FMCG/Food Manufacturer. We remain a family owned business who have delivered innovation in the ruminant sector for 170 years. With two production facilities running 24/7, based in Clitheroe and Speke.

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 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)

  • Work one in four Saturdays on a rota system

Person Specification…

Essential:

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

  • 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 £32,997.12 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. Applications close on Wednesday 30th December 2020.

HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS:

Dugdale Nutrition

Bellman Mill

Salthill

Clitheroe

Lancashire

BB7 1QW

DN STORE OPENING HOURS:

Monday to Friday

8am to 5pm

Saturday

8.30am to 12.30pm

BULK ORDERLINE:

01200 420201

BAG ORDERLINE:

01200 420234

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

01200 420200

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