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2x Transport Manager 1x Day 1x Night Pret Hoddesdon Depot

Reference Number:
PR/NB/06/07
Location:
Banbury
Reporting To:
Transport Operations Manager
Hours:
40 Hours Per Week
Job Type:
Management
Department:
Transport
Closing Date:
27th December 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

An opportunity has arisen to become part of an innovative, forward thinking transport operation within the Best Food logistics team, overseeing all aspects of the transport operation of a dynamic and fast growing contract, serviced from our Hoddesdon depot.  Accountabilities and responsibilities will encompass all aspects of Transport team, KPI and contractual requirements:

  • Accountable for all transport legislation and compliance through appropriate policy and procedures
  • The development of all the transport team, leading a culture of continuous improvements to meet the existing and future demands of the business
  • Maximisation of day to day transport operational performance in line with company strategy and contractual KPI
  • Participating in implementing the overall transport strategy and your own business improvement plans and decisions

The successful candidate will be a key stake holder in ensuring the transport department minimises risk on a day to day basis whilst remaining productive and controlling costs.  Key areas of focus will be in the following areas:

Health and Safety – Overall accountability for all aspects of Health and Safety in line with legal and statutory compliance, ensuring that all licenses, CPC, Training needs are legal, identified and actioned as appropriate, with clear reporting and monitoring of risks console.

  • Accidents and Incidents – Complete root cause analysis of any reporting trends as well as advice on possible remedial action, take a proactive approach on analysis for prevention and deliver improvements.
  • Site Productivity and Performance – Set stretching targets for self and Shift Managers against budgets, produce and utilise reporting information to track and monitor data and trend analysis. Create and drive solutions to maximise the utilisation of resources and equipment. Share any findings with partners and cost savings ideas across all teams
  • Maintenance and Repair – Accountable for the overall vehicle repairs and scheduled maintenance. Review overall costs to identify opportunities, cost trends and risks, highlight and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Managing standards in line with ISO and BRC Standards to ensure they are maintained and improved upon
  • Costs – Optimise and deliver cost savings within the transport P&L, ensure that you have a live continuous improvement, and business improvement plan
  • KPI – Robustly track, manage and monitor all transport KPI’s and ensure you complete your own and team objectives and deliver against People, Cost, Customer and Operations
  • Customer interface – Accountable for delivering service to contractual requirements, driving continuous improvement through appropriate customer interfaces, processes and procedures for both internal and internal customers.

The successful candidate will hold a Transport Manager CPC qualification and be one of the responsible O licence holders for the Hoddesdon site.  They will have extensive operational experience, as well as expertise in leading and developing a diverse team throughout a change environment for an innovative and growing customer.

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Stock Control Assistant x2 Pret Hoddesdon Depot

Reference Number:
HO/NB/230
Location:
Hoddesdon
Reporting To:
Stock and Rebuy Manager
Hours:
40 Hours Per Week
Job Type:
Depot & Back Office
Department:
Stock and Rebuy
Closing Date:
16th December 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

As Stock Controller, you will be involved in the monitoring of stock, the counting of stock, and investigating errors. You will also be responsible for the integrity of the stock in all chambers and the investigation of any stock queries, as well as date code best before date rotation.

You will be responsible for all Warehouse location changes, and cooperate and communicate fully with other departments/depots. You will be required to liaise with goods in and the purchasing department and maintain a professional and polite attitude at all times.

You will have responsibility of all racking labelling and check digit labelling to ensure accuracy of pick, inclusive of split pick communication.

You will be responsible for controlling and issuing of back haul collection notes on the appropriate days.  Ensuring clear communication to relevant departments and making sure traceability of all paperwork is adhered to.  You will also ensure all charges are communicated to the Senior management team and finance.

You will provide daily, weekly and period reports of stock control performance and drive to beat budget at all times.

You will have responsibilities for ensuring compliance of goods inbound supply on both delivery,on time, accuracy, and quality aspects, communicating all errors to the management team.

In addition, you must also be aware of and comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes and conform to all Mechanical Handling Equipment procedures at all times ensuring that all MHE defects/damages are reported. You will work with all team members to ensure that corporate goals are consistently achieved and maintained complying at all times with relevant legislation involved in Food Safety, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements.

You will be used to working to targets, be computer literate 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 and a Fork Lift Truck Licence would be advantageous.

Working Days – 5 out 7 – Hours

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Class 2 Driver Royton Depot

Reference Number:
RO/TH/916
Location:
Royton
Reporting To:
Transport Manager
Hours:
48 Hours Per Week
Job Type:
Transport - LGV Driver
Department:
Transport
Closing Date:
16th December 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 28 days Holiday (pro-rata) , Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme, Company Shop

Our LGV Drivers do more than just a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered ‘on time’ in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures ensuring responsibility 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. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will 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.

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

The core shift pattern includes working any five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

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

The salary for this role is £30,446.27 including allowances.

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Class 2 Drivers Banbury Depot

Location:
Banbury
Reporting To:
Transport Manager
Hours:
48 Hours Per Week
Job Type:
Transport - LGV Driver
Department:
Transport
Closing Date:
16th December 2019
Benefits:
Pension, 25 days Holiday pa pro-rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

Our LGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other peoples 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. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will 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.

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

This can include any five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

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

Salary is £34,838.24 including location and attendance allowances.

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