Adelie Foods Ltd

  • Cardiff
Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its four manufacturing locations and seven distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with a £250 million turnover.

We are currently recruiting for a Multi Drop Driver to be based in our distribution site in Cardiff working on the night shift.

As a Multi Drop Driver you will be responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of customer orders in accordance with agreed requirements, whilst ensuring adherence to company policy, procedure and relevant road transport legislation.

Key responsibilities

Load customer orders onto vehicle in accordance with route sheets, ensuring that any discrepancies are recorded on the shortage sheet and notified to the shift supervisor prior to leaving the Depot
Deliver customer orders in line with agreed requirements e.g. delivery time and location
Maintain professional levels of customer service at all times
Undertake regular vehicle maintenance checks (including cleaning of vehicle, oil and water checks), recording and reporting as necessary
Communicate regularly with the distribution and customer services teams in respect of all delivery issues as they occur
Drive responsibly at all times and ensure adherence to all company policies, procedures and relevant road transport legislation
Understand and adhere to customer requirements and security in respect of our out of hour store deliveries, e.g., method of entry and exit, alarm codes, key security and product placement
Alert line manager to any problems that may impact on their ability to carry out their duties
Undertake any other duties as responsibility for self-learning

This role is a full-time, working 45 hours per week. The shift pattern is working nights, 5 out of 7. Shift patterns vary; Monday to Saturday, 00:30 - 09:30 and Sundays, 01:30 to 09:30.

The ideal candidate

Commercial driving/ Multi-drop driving experience
No driving accidents within the last 12 months
UK or EU Driving license with no more than 3 penalty points
No previous driving under the influence of insurance related convictions
Knowledge of highway code
Literate- can interpret information and communicate to customers/ managers
Numerical understanding to cross reference loads with paperwork
Punctuality is essential
Flexible attitude to work
Able to follow instructions clearly
Calm under pressure
Able to make operational level decisions
Must be fit for night work

In return for your time & hard work

Salary, £8.37 per hour
28 Days annual leave (including bank holidays)
Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Child Care Vouchers
Cycle to Work Scheme

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.