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Are you looking for a career in Logistics? Come and join the ‘Best’ Team!

Shunter/Loader/Yard Person – Class 1 (Nights)

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama 
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday                    

Working as part of the transport team in achieving divisional targets you will provide a first class, on time and friendly delivery service to all customers and suppliers. Reporting to the Transport Manager, the role will involve moving vehicles around the yard and loading them ready for delivery, ensuring all stock is bulked up and shrink-wrapped.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health & Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other people’s Health and Safety.
  • You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done.
  • Ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book.
  • To ensure the security of all company property that is under your charge and collect all empty equipment from the customer.
  • You must co-operate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties that may prove necessary.

 

Working Hours:

48 hours per week over 4 days which may include public holidays.  Typical start time between 18:00pm – 06:00am

It is essential that you hold a Counterbalance Forklift licence, Class 1 Driving Licence, and full CPC training. Experience of working in a similar role, liaising with customers, strong map reading abilities and multi-drop experience is desirable.

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Transport
Hours:
48
Location:
Taunton
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14588
Salary:
£34,725.60
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Warehouse Administrator

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

 

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

The warehouse department is fast paced and forms an essential part of the depot in delivering the right products to our customers on time.

We have an excellent opportunity for someone to join our Warehouse Administration team. 

In this role you will ensure that customer order documentation is processed thoroughly and efficiently daily.

The role involves working with the voice management console to release orders for picking, printing and monitoring alerts created, liaising with customer service and actioning cancellations, TFT’s and other customer requests. Using Minster to carefully and correctly amend necessary orders due to stock shortages. Printing invoices for the next day deliveries and liaising with the transport department. Work closely with the Warehouse Managers and Supervisors to communicate warehouse functions. Enter pick volumes onto established spreadsheets, print off and record chamber temperature logs.

The successful candidate must have excellent PC skills and telephone manner, be educated to GCSE level, be numerate, literate and highly organised.

Although previous experience in operating equipment e.g. printer, photocopier would be advantageous, it is not essential, as full training will be given. Full training will also be given on the voice management console. You are required to be flexible in your hours of work if needed.

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Ops Support Roles
Hours:
40
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14590
Salary:
Competitive
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Supply Chain Demand Planner

Benefits:  Pension, 26 days Holiday pro rata, plus bank/public holidays, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme.

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We are looking for a Supply Chain Demand Planner to join our team with a real can-do attitude who is passionate about delivering excellent customer service and willing to go the extra mile for our customers. The department is responsible for demand planning and stock replenishment that interfaces with customers, suppliers and all departments of Best Food Logistics.

  • Do you have an analytical and inquisitive mind, with strong data analysis skills and excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)?
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain systems and processes in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment?
  • The ability to multi-task, remain calm and thrive in a fast moving environment with an awareness of leading edge industry developments within the wider supply chain arena?
  • The ability to influence at all levels particularly with regard to collaborative solutions delivery?
  • Have Advanced Microsoft Office capability, particularly Microsoft Excel?
  • Are you educated to a degree level or equivalent, a minimum of 2 to 3 years Supply Chain and replenishment experience with capability to demonstrate and apply industry best practice?
  • Do you have flexibility to work some weekends including bank/public holidays on a rota basis?

If you have answered yes to all the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

Working within a dynamic supply chain team, you will deliver a great service to our customers through outstanding availability and inventory control with a consistent focus on proactive supply chain management in partnership with our customers, delivering commercial benefit through the supply chain.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders; this includes the responsibility for successful delivery of inventory budget (~£3m per week) and achievement of product availability target (~99.5%+ daily).
  • Identify and implement initiatives that drive an improvement in forecast accuracy, challenge and influence suppliers to generate an improvement in service, responsiveness and efficiency.
  • Where issues arise you will ensure these are dealt with appropriately, creating win-win scenarios and where appropriate escalating the issues to line manager/key stakeholders for support/resolution.
  • Ensure a consistent balance of priorities and productivity between the business goals and demands of customers, particularly in relation to operational efficiency (cost) and customer expectations
  • Ensure all business rules developed with the supplier of the Demand, Forecasting, Replenishment and Planning (DFRP) solution meet the goals of customers and the business, reducing risk of conflict and ensuring appropriate targeting of areas for improvement within the supply chain.
  • Deliver outlined forecast accuracy targets across all item classifications supported by a review of historical sales trends and other demand influencers in addition to excellent communication with customers and industry knowledge. 
  • Accountability for the successful delivery of customer promotions and menu change activity, leadership of a variety of customer/supply chain projects/initiatives and pro-active support of wider business initiatives including supplier development, new contract introduction and migration opportunities.
  • You will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally and support customers and our business through the generation, development and implementation of more effective and efficient ways of working, becoming a subject matter expert in Slim4 replenishment system, driving continuous improvement, developing and enhancing one best way of working and leading training/development sessions for colleagues
  • The ability to ensure customer needs are met through delivery of agreed targets (KPIs).
  • That end-to-end and wider business context is considered as part of supply chain decision making.
  • Work collaboratively with National Account Managers to ensure appropriate decisions/actions are taken regarding customer inventory e.g. Delisted products and Held stock. 

    Working Hours:

    40 hours per week over 5 days which may include some weekend work and public holidays on a rota basis

    We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Ops Support Roles
Hours:
40
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14591
Salary:
Competitive
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Warehouse Operative

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We are looking for Warehouse Operatives to join our team with a real can-do attitude who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service and willing to go the extra mile for our customers.

  • Are you enthusiastic, committed & driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Do you take pride in your work and look at ways to improve not only your own performance but that of the team and business as a whole?
  • Do you have previous experience working in a fast-paced warehouse?
  • Are you flexible in working a 5-day rolling rota shift pattern where you are contracted to work weekends and Bank/Public holidays?

If you have answered yes to all the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

As a warehouse operative, the role is not just about picking the right products for delivery, but ensuring our customers get the best service and all products are received in immaculate condition.

  • The accurate picking and dispatch of goods using voice technology
  • Checking quality, shelf life and ensuring packaging is robust in preparation for delivery
  • Ensuring all products are assembled and methodically stacked to the highest standard for our clients.
  • Working with all team members to ensure that corporate goals and operational KPI’s are consistently achieved and maintained
  • Compliance at all times with relevant legislation involved in Food Safety and Food Hygiene 
  • Health and Safety and reporting procedures relevant to your role
  • Consistently operating a clean as you go principle
  • Full cooperation with other departments/depots to ensure maximum efficiencies are met
  • Always maintaining a professional and polite attitude
  • Playing your part in ensuring audits are passed by adhering to all process and procedures applicable to your role
  • Undertake any other duties that may from time to time prove necessary

 

Whilst no specific warehouse experience is required, you will be used to working to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work. You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills and be physically fit. You will be a good team player who supports our company values. Knowledge of Food Hygiene and experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.

Health & Safety is vital within this role therefore you will be expected to comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including safety checks of all equipment before use and wearing Personal Protective Equipment. Safety starts with you!

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Salary stated may include temporary payments

Hours of work are:

40 Hours per week

 

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Warehouse
Hours:
40
Location:
Hoddesdon
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14585
Salary:
£25,869.26
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Supply Chain Support Planner

Benefits:  Pension, 26 days Holiday pro rata, plus bank/public holidays, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme.

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

The Supply Chain function situated at the Royton Depot is a key department responsible for stock replenishment that interfaces with clients and all departments of Best Food Logistics.

Working within a dynamic supply chain and client team, you will support the delivery of great service to our customers through outstanding availability and inventory control with a consistent focus on driving supply chain performance.

The successful candidate will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support Supply Chain Analysts in their daily tasks to ensure efficient flow of goods throughout the network, managing constraints efficiently and collaboratively. This will include the successful delivery of customer promotions and menu change activity particularly through the prioritisation of inbound and provision of accurate/timely information and a variety of customer/supply chain projects/initiatives and wider business initiatives including, new contract introduction and migration opportunities.

You will be required to track and report Key Performance Indicators, including availability, inventory, promotions and events management and generate continuous improvement suggestions in support of customers and our business through the implementation of more effective and efficient ways of working.

 

Specific accountabilities include the ability to balance inbound priorities with depot capacity, prioritizing appropriate purchase orders to support inventory control and availability metrics. Pro-actively engage with suppliers to ensure booking slots are secured and deliveries arrive as required, working collaboratively to resolve any issues. Ensuring customer needs are met through delivery of agreed targets. That end-to-end and wider business context is considered as part of supply chain decision making. To pro-actively engage with National Account Managers to ensure appropriate decisions/actions are taken regarding customer inventory e.g. Delisted products and Held stock

Applicants must have excellent communication and mathematical skills, the ability to effectively prioritise and organise your own work and do so under pressure. PC skills, especially Microsoft Excel, are advantageous as well as a good understanding of a fast moving consumer goods supply chain. Working towards relevant professional qualifications would be advantageous, as would previous stock analyst and inventory control experience.

Working Hours:

40 hours per week over 5 days which may include some weekend work and public holidays on a rota basis

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Ops Support Roles
Hours:
40
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14586
Salary:
Competitive
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Warehouse Operative

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We are looking for Warehouse Operatives to join our team with a real can-do attitude who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service and willing to go the extra mile for our customers.

  • Are you enthusiastic, committed & driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Do you take pride in your work and look at ways to improve not only your own performance but that of the team and business as a whole?
  • Do you have previous experience working in a fast-paced warehouse?
  • Are you flexible in working a 5-day rolling rota shift pattern where you are contracted to work weekends and Bank/Public holidays?

If you have answered yes to all the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

As a warehouse operative, the role is not just about picking the right products for delivery, but ensuring our customers get the best service and all products are received in immaculate condition.

  • The accurate picking and dispatch of goods using voice technology
  • Checking quality, shelf life and ensuring packaging is robust in preparation for delivery
  • Ensuring all products are assembled and methodically stacked to the highest standard for our clients.
  • Working with all team members to ensure that corporate goals and operational KPI’s are consistently achieved and maintained
  • Compliance at all times with relevant legislation involved in Food Safety and Food Hygiene 
  • Health and Safety and reporting procedures relevant to your role
  • Consistently operating a clean as you go principle
  • Full cooperation with other departments/depots to ensure maximum efficiencies are met
  • Always maintaining a professional and polite attitude
  • Playing your part in ensuring audits are passed by adhering to all process and procedures applicable to your role
  • Undertake any other duties that may from time to time prove necessary

 

Whilst no specific warehouse experience is required, you will be used to working to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work. You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills and be physically fit. You will be a good team player who supports our company values. Knowledge of Food Hygiene and experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.

Health & Safety is vital within this role therefore you will be expected to comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including safety checks of all equipment before use and wearing Personal Protective Equipment. Safety starts with you!

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Salary stated may include temporary payments

Hours of work are:

44 Hours per week

 

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Warehouse
Hours:
44
Location:
Banbury
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14584
Salary:
£26,773.76
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Transport Planner

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

Are you an experienced Paragon user awaiting your next adventure

We are looking for experienced Paragon users looking to move into an exciting logistical role with Best. They should be highly motivated, well organised, have a can-do attitude individual and a solid grounding in Transport & Logistics planning in an FMCG environment. This is an excellent opportunity for somebody to take a share in responsibility for the business’s transport planning with. Knowledge of the workings and legislation of the UK transport sector would be preferable along with previous experience working in a Transport & Distribution environment.

  • Working alongside the Operations teams you will complete day to day route planning exercises to enhance service & efficiency at the Distribution Centre’s
  • You will complete route changes, supporting the full re-planning process and with an increasing emphasis on continual improvement, including investigating & analysing route performance daily in order to identify areas for improvement.
  • With a strong emphasis on Service, the Transport Planners have a number of objectives. Routes need to run On-Time, hitting high delivery performance targets of over 92%. Routes must also be efficient whilst always operating within the required legal and company guidelines.
  • Each day we complete a full review of the live routes against real volume. This process allows changes to the routes to make sure orders fit and that they run on-time. As such the successful applicant will be required to work a rota from Sunday to Friday.
  • Reliability and flexibility are also key aspects of this varied role.
  • Do you have experience using a mainstream routing and scheduling package, ideally Paragon?
  • Are you enthusiastic, committed & driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Have an accurate and methodical approach to your work
  • Are well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Possess good MS Excel knowledge, preferably to intermediate level?
  • Are you a confident communicator, able to present work in a clear and concise manner?
  • Organised and able to work to strict deadlines whilst remaining accountable for your work?
  • The ability to build working relationships and form part of a small hard-working team is vital along with a clear willingness to get involved
  • Hold a full current driving license and able to work away from home supporting other depots at times throughout the year?

If you have answered yes to the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

 

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Support Centre Roles
Hours:
40 Hours
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14587
Salary:
Competitive
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Warehouse Operative (Night Loading)

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama  
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute products to the nation’s best loved food and drink brands every single day and provide the best experience to our customers.

We are looking to recruit a Night Loader to join our existing team.  Loading forms an essential part of the Business, ensuring that vehicles are loaded correctly and on time.

  • Ensure all stock is bulked up, shrink-wrapped and loaded correctly, which enables the Driver to unload the vehicle, according to the order of drops
  • Responsible for ensuring that all pallets are securely wrapped and in the correct position before they are loaded onto vehicles, avoiding collision with other pallets or vehicle sides
  • Ensure the manoeuvring of pallets onto the back of a vehicle is at a suitable speed, dependent on the size of the load
  • Keep surrounding area clean and free from obstacles
  • Be aware and comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes

Whilst no specific experience is required, you will be used to working to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work.  You will be a good team player who supports our Company values.

You must be able to adopt a flexible approach to working shifts including weekends and Bank Holidays to deliver an efficient and effective service to customers in line with any operational requirements.

Working Hours:

5 out of 7 days (rolling rota) 20:00pm to 04:30am

 

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
21st October 2022
Department:
Warehouse
Hours:
40 Hours
Location:
Hoddesdon,
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14583
Salary:
£29,950.44
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Shunter – Class 1

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

Working as part of the transport team in achieving divisional targets you will provide a first class service ensuring vehicles are moved safely around the yard on and off loading bays, then parking them safely and preparing them for departure.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV Class 1 vehicle and follow all Health & Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other people’s Health and Safety
  • Checking that freezer thermostats and refrigerator units are working correctly and reporting any faults via the relevant channels
  • You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done.
  • Reporting any health and safety issues on vehicles and in your working environment
  • Checking and ensuring that the transport department are aware of any damage to the vehicles
  • Maintaining constant communication with the Transport Department via a handheld radio to ensure that suitable vehicles are available as and when required.

There will be an occasional need for offsite travel to collect vehicles from workshops as required and other ad hoc duties including supporting the trunking operation if and when required.

An LGV Class 1 licence and a valid CPC card are an essential requirement for this role, as is the need to observe company Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times.

Working Hours:

48 hours per week which may include public holidays.

Potential Overtime available.

It is essential that you hold a Class 1 Driving Licence, and full CPC training. Experience of working in a similar role, liaising with customers, strong map reading abilities and multi-drop experience is desirable.

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Salary stated may include temporary payments

Closing Date:
14th October 2022
Department:
Transport
Hours:
48
Location:
Banbury
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14521
Salary:
£37,588.72 per annum, inclusive of allowances
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LGV Class 2 Driver

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama 
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute products to the nation’s best loved food and drink brands every single day and provide the best experience to our customers.

Our LGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’.  Our Drivers are the ‘face’ of our organisation, leaving everyone they meet with a positive impression of them and Best Food Logistics.

This is a demanding but rewarding role which involves manual handling and multi-drop deliveries.  You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

Working Hours:

48 hours per week which may include Saturdays and public holidays.Potential Overtime available.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver products to our customers, intact, on time and in full as per the delivery schedule
  • Completion of documentation such as delivery notes, credits, and collections
  • Adhere to all Driving Legislation and Working Time Regulations
  • Follow Health and Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other’s Health and Safety
  • Full compliance of Food safety Legislation and Chill Chain Standards
  • Ensure LGV is maintained and safe e.g., safety checks and completion of defect book
  • Collect all empty equipment from the customer
  • Cooperate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties as directed by the Shift Management team

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and a valid CPC card.

Applications from newly qualified Drivers welcome. We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Salary stated may include temporary payments

 

Closing Date:
14th October 2022
Department:
Driver
Hours:
48 hours
Location:
Hoddesdon,
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14467
Salary:
£39,241.96
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LGV Class 2 Driver

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama  
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute products to the nation’s best loved food and drink brands every single day and provide the best experience to our customers.

Our LGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’.  Our Drivers are the ‘face’ of our organisation, leaving everyone they meet with a positive impression of them and Best Food Logistics.

This is a demanding but rewarding role which involves manual handling and multi-drop deliveries.  You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

Working Hours:

48 hours per week which may include Saturdays and public holidays.Potential Overtime available.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver products to our customers, intact, on time and in full as per the delivery schedule
  • Completion of documentation such as delivery notes, credits, and collections
  • Adhere to all Driving Legislation and Working Time Regulations
  • Follow Health and Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other’s Health and Safety
  • Full compliance of Food safety Legislation and Chill Chain Standards
  • Ensure LGV is maintained and safe e.g., safety checks and completion of defect book
  • Collect all empty equipment from the customer
  • Cooperate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties as directed by the Shift Management team

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and a valid CPC card.

Applications from newly qualified Drivers welcome. We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Salary stated may include temporary payments

 

Closing Date:
14th October 2022
Department:
Driver
Hours:
48 hours
Location:
Banbury
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14464
Salary:
£38,707.76
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LGV Class 2 Driver (Nights)

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute products to the nation’s best loved food and drink brands every single day and provide the best experience to our customers.

Our LGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’.  Our Drivers are the ‘face’ of our organisation, leaving everyone they meet with a positive impression of them and Best Food Logistics.

This is a demanding but rewarding role which involves manual handling and multi-drop deliveries.  You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

Working Hours:

48 hours per week which may include Saturdays and public holidays.Potential Overtime available.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver products to our customers, intact, on time and in full as per the delivery schedule
  • Completion of documentation such as delivery notes, credits, and collections
  • Adhere to all Driving Legislation and Working Time Regulations
  • Follow Health and Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other’s Health and Safety
  • Full compliance of Food safety Legislation and Chill Chain Standards
  • Ensure LGV is maintained and safe e.g., safety checks and completion of defect book
  • Collect all empty equipment from the customer
  • Cooperate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties as directed by the Shift Management team

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and a valid CPC card.

Applications from newly qualified Drivers welcome. We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Salary stated may include temporary payments

 

Closing Date:
14th October 2022
Department:
Driver
Hours:
48 hours
Location:
Hoddesdon
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14468
Salary:
£38,962.80
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Shunter – Class 1 (Nights)

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

 

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama  
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

Working as part of the transport team in achieving divisional targets you will provide a first class service ensuring vehicles are moved safely around the yard on and off loading bays, then parking them safely and preparing them for departure.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV Class 1 vehicle and follow all Health & Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other people’s Health and Safety
  • Checking that freezer thermostats and refrigerator units are working correctly and reporting any faults via the relevant channels
  • You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done.
  • Reporting any health and safety issues on vehicles and in your working environment
  • Checking and ensuring that the transport department are aware of any damage to the vehicles
  • Maintaining constant communication with the Transport Department via a handheld radio to ensure that suitable vehicles are available as and when required.

 

There will be an occasional need for offsite travel to collect vehicles from workshops as required and other ad hoc duties including supporting the trunking operation if and when required.

 

An LGV Class 1 licence is an essential requirement for this role, as is the need to observe company Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times.

 

Working Hours:

 

48 hours per week.

19:00pm – 07:00am 4 days over 7 which may include public holidays

 

Potential Overtime available.

 

 

It is desirable that you hold a Counterbalance Forklift licence, Class 1 Driving Licence, and full CPC training. Experience of working in a similar role, liaising with customers, strong map reading abilities and multi-drop experience is desirable.

 

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
13th October 2022
Department:
Transport
Hours:
48
Location:
Hoddesdon,
Reference Number:
booker/TP/229772/14458
Salary:
Competitive
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Shunter – Class 1 (Days)

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

 

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama 
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

Working as part of the transport team in achieving divisional targets you will provide a first class service ensuring vehicles are moved safely around the yard on and off loading bays, then parking them safely and preparing them for departure.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV Class 1 vehicle and follow all Health & Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other people’s Health and Safety
  • Checking that freezer thermostats and refrigerator units are working correctly and reporting any faults via the relevant channels
  • You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done.
  • Reporting any health and safety issues on vehicles and in your working environment
  • Checking and ensuring that the transport department are aware of any damage to the vehicles
  • Maintaining constant communication with the Transport Department via a handheld radio to ensure that suitable vehicles are available as and when required.

There will be an occasional need for offsite travel to collect vehicles from workshops as required and other ad hoc duties including supporting the trunking operation if and when required.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV Class 1 vehicle and follow all Health & Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other people’s Health and Safety
  • Checking that freezer thermostats and refrigerator units are working correctly and reporting any faults via the relevant channels
  • You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done.
  • Reporting any health and safety issues on vehicles and in your working environment
  • Checking and ensuring that the transport department are aware of any damage to the vehicles
  • Maintaining constant communication with the Transport Department via a handheld radio to ensure that suitable vehicles are available as and when required.

 

There will be an occasional need for offsite travel to collect vehicles from workshops as required and other ad hoc duties including supporting the trunking operation if and when required.

 

An LGV Class 1 licence is an essential requirement for this role, as is the need to observe company Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times.

 

Working Hours:

 

48 hours per week.

07:00am – 16:30 pm Monday to Friday which may include public holidays

 

Potential Overtime available.

 

It is desirable that you hold a Counterbalance Forklift licence, Class 1 Driving Licence, and full CPC training. Experience of working in a similar role, liaising with customers, strong map reading abilities and multi-drop experience is desirable.

 

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
13th October 2022
Department:
Transport
Hours:
48
Location:
Hoddesdon,
Reference Number:
booker/TP/229772/14456
Salary:
£38,067.08 per annum, inclusive of allowances
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Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Benefits:  Pension, 26 days Holiday pro rata, plus bank/public holidays, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme.

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 25% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We are looking for a Supply Chain Co-ordinator to join our team who is passionate about delivering an excellent service to our customers and can demonstrate collaborative working with our internal teams to achieve this.

 

This role will be based in the Royton office three days per week with the option to work from home two days per week where this can be facilitated.

As Supply Chain Co-ordinator you will be accountable for the accurate ordering of all products including fresh food from our suppliers for delivery and effective receipt into our four main depots within the UK.

 

The planning and scheduling of accurate delivery times, ensuring the relevant depot has the capacity to take the delivery on time is vital to the success of this role and enhances the supply chain performance and experience for all within the network, ensuring our customers have confidence that their supply chain is being managed in line with expectations and availability.

 

As key contact for customer supply chain queries you will be required to identify root cause, supporting the identification and implementation of permanent resolutions. This is a fast-paced role with the requirement to meet strict timescales. Whilst previous experience in a similar role/environment is advantageous, training will be provided to enable the best candidate to join our team.

 

  • Are you enthusiastic, confident, committed and driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, challenge existing processes and identify improvement opportunities?
  • Are you pro-active with excellent written and verbal communication skills?
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task, prioritise and remain calm in a fast-moving environment.
  • Have a natural ability to problem solve, forward think and identify/mitigate problems before they arise?
  • Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

 

Working Hours:

40 hours per week over 5 days which includes some weekend work and public holidays on a rota basis

Closing Date:
7th October 2022
Department:
Ops Support Roles
Hours:
40
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14355
Salary:
Competitive
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National Account Support Co-ordinator (Temporary)

Pension, 26 days Holiday in addition to bank holidays, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme.

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama 
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We are looking for a Temporary National Account Support Co-Ordinator to support our team, we expect the role to last up to 12 months, the candidate will have a real can-do attitude who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service and willing to go the extra mile for our customers.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure specified reports are compiled and circulated in a timely fashion
  • Managing the audit trail of critical documents such as product sheets/disposal sheets and logs
  • Liaising with other internal departments to ensure collaborative working
  • Ensure adequate phone coverage in the absence of other team members and manage time and resource as appropriate.
  •  Are you enthusiastic, committed & driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Do you have an excellent polite and professional telephone manner, excellent communication, and IT skills (Excel/Outlook)?
  • Are you able to work well under pressure, take pride in your work with a high standard of accuracy?
  • Do you have an organised and structured approach to your workload and look at ways in which you can work more efficiently?

If you have answered yes to all the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

The main purpose of this role is to support the reporting and interaction between the other Business Development Support Coordinators and National Account Managers / Clients.

Closing Date:
7th October 2022
Department:
Support Centre Roles
Hours:
40 Hours
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14339
Salary:
Competitive
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Transport Planning Administrator

Benefits:  Pension, 26 days Holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme.

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 25% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 25% discount at Pizza Hut after 3pm
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

The Planning team form an essential part of this business working closely with the Transport teams at all depots to ensure our products are delivered on time and in an efficient manner.

 

The role would be an excellent opportunity for somebody looking to develop their skill base & knowledge of the business. The person we are looking for will be highly motivated, well organised with a can-do attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for somebody who will take responsibility for aspects of the business’s transport planning and give them a solid grounding in Transport & Logistics planning in an FMCG environment.

 

Knowledge of the workings and legislation of the UK transport sector would be preferable along with previous experience working in a Transport & Distribution environment, although the latter is not essential.

 

The ability to work in a busy, fast-moving environment is a necessity. Candidates will ideally have a great deal of tenacity and self-motivation that will allow them not just to get to the root of the problems but the motivation to solve them too.

  • Controlling the flow of information between the Planning team and the National Account management teams.
  • Assisting in the capture, maintenance and review of the key data required in the planning process, including reporting on this.
  • Assisting with the administration of Risk Assessments for our delivery locations and helping analyse performance data using the Power BI dashboard.
  • Reliability and flexibility are also key aspects of this varied role.

The job involves extensive use of MS Office software, and the successful applicant should be able to use Excel to an intermediate standard to manipulate data confidently, quickly and accurately. They should also ideally be comfortable using I.T. applications.

 

You will be expected to have the ability to work unsupervised at times and be comfortable working on amongst other applications MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, the Minster system, Microlise and our Power BI reporting suite.

 

Attributes:

  • Are you enthusiastic, committed & driven to achieve effective results and reach all targets?
  • Have an accurate and methodical approach to your work?
  • Well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Are you a confident communicator, able to present work in a clear and concise manner?

The ability to build working relationships and form part of a small hard-working team is vital along with a clear willingness to get involved.

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 0900-1730 and no Sundays or Bank Holidays

We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
7th October 2022
Department:
Support Centre Roles
Hours:
40 Hours
Location:
Oldham
Reference Number:
booker/TP/257644/14331
Salary:
Competitive
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