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When we have vacancies within the Company we'll list them as they become available so that you can simply upload your CV and Covering letter to apply. Please submit your application as a Word or PDF document.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, it is not possible to reply to each one individually. Therefore, if you do not hear from us within the next 4 weeks, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

However, if you wish to be considered for future vacancies, please do re-apply.

Current Retail Jobs within Birds Bakery:

Clifton, Nottingham - Part Time Sales Assistant
This role at our Clifton shop includes serving customers, receiving daily deliveries, and stocking the shop. Applicants must be smart, cheerful, enthusiastic, and reliable. The hours are Tuesday 11.30am - 5pm and Friday 11.30am - 4pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
Hours:10
Rate:TBC
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Duffield - Part Time Sales Assistant
This role at our Duffield shop includes serving customers, receiving daily deliveries, and stocking the shop. Applicants must be smart, cheerful, enthusiastic, and reliable. The hours are Saturday 12pm - 5pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
Hours:5
Rate:TBC
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Bingham - Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To manage and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop by leading all operational aspects of the shop, driving sales whilst at the same time controlling costs and by being a skilled people manager. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Responsibilities: • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise your team to increase sales • Manage stock control (products, paper & factored goods) in line with Company guidelines • Ensure the standards for food safety and health and safety are met consistently • Utilise the Company Capability Procedure to rectify any individual performance shortfalls • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Effectively manage the performance and development of the shop team to drive and maximise the shop’s sales, payroll, waste, and reconciliation performance • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Achieve sales goals and expectations; train, challenge, motivate, encourage, and provide constructive guidance to all your team • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location. Measurements: • Exceed sales year on year by Company price inflation plus an agreed % • Maintain the agreed shop waste levels • Your reconciliation must be within the agreed parameters • Payroll expenditure to be on or under budget year on year • Appraisals for shop colleagues carried out within the agreed cycle. Applicants must have: • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to drive and motivate performance utilising effective coaching skills • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7 day trading) • The desire to work as part of, and lead, a team to generate fresh and innovative ideas and solutions.
Hours:40
Rate:TBC
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Stapleford - Assistant Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To assist the Shop Manager and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence. You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Issues must be dealt with as they arise rather than deferring them to the Manager. Responsibilities • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise the team to increase sales • Support the Manager to rectify any individual performance shortfalls via the appropriate Company procedure • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters in the Manager’s absence • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location • You will be fully conversant with all Company KPI’s. Measurements: • You will support the Manager in delivering all Company KPI’s. Applicants must have: • The desire to be a Manager in the future • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7-day trading)
Hours:30
Rate:TBC
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Burton High Street - Assistant Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To assist the Shop Manager and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence. You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Issues must be dealt with as they arise rather than deferring them to the Manager. Responsibilities • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise the team to increase sales • Support the Manager to rectify any individual performance shortfalls via the appropriate Company procedure • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters in the Manager’s absence • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location • You will be fully conversant with all Company KPI’s. Measurements: • You will support the Manager in delivering all Company KPI’s. Applicants must have: • The desire to be a Manager in the future • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7-day trading)
Hours:34
Rate:TBC
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Beeston - Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To manage and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop by leading all operational aspects of the shop, driving sales whilst at the same time controlling costs and by being a skilled people manager. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Responsibilities: • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise your team to increase sales • Manage stock control (products, paper & factored goods) in line with Company guidelines • Ensure the standards for food safety and health and safety are met consistently • Utilise the Company Capability Procedure to rectify any individual performance shortfalls • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Effectively manage the performance and development of the shop team to drive and maximise the shop’s sales, payroll, waste, and reconciliation performance • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Achieve sales goals and expectations; train, challenge, motivate, encourage, and provide constructive guidance to all your team • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location. Measurements: • Exceed sales year on year by Company price inflation plus an agreed % • Maintain the agreed shop waste levels • Your reconciliation must be within the agreed parameters • Payroll expenditure to be on or under budget year on year • Appraisals for shop colleagues carried out within the agreed cycle. Applicants must have: • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to drive and motivate performance utilising effective coaching skills • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7 day trading) • The desire to work as part of, and lead, a team to generate fresh and innovative ideas and solutions.
Hours:40
Rate:TBC
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Melton Road, West Bridgford - Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To manage and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop by leading all operational aspects of the shop, driving sales whilst at the same time controlling costs and by being a skilled people manager. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Responsibilities: • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise your team to increase sales • Manage stock control (products, paper & factored goods) in line with Company guidelines • Ensure the standards for food safety and health and safety are met consistently • Utilise the Company Capability Procedure to rectify any individual performance shortfalls • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Effectively manage the performance and development of the shop team to drive and maximise the shop’s sales, payroll, waste, and reconciliation performance • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Achieve sales goals and expectations; train, challenge, motivate, encourage, and provide constructive guidance to all your team • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location. Measurements: • Exceed sales year on year by Company price inflation plus an agreed % • Maintain the agreed shop waste levels • Your reconciliation must be within the agreed parameters • Payroll expenditure to be on or under budget year on year • Appraisals for shop colleagues carried out within the agreed cycle. Applicants must have: • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to drive and motivate performance utilising effective coaching skills • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7 day trading) • The desire to work as part of, and lead, a team to generate fresh and innovative ideas and solutions.
Hours:40
Rate:TBC
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Radcliffe, Nottingham - Part Time Sales Assistant
This role at our Radcliffe shop includes serving customers, receiving daily deliveries, and stocking the shop. Applicants must be smart, cheerful, enthusiastic, and reliable. The hours are Friday 7am - 11am and Saturday 7am - 11am, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
Hours:8
Rate:TBC
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Ashbourne - Part Time Sales Assistant - Temporary for approx. 9 months to cover Maternity leave
This role at our Ashbourne shop includes serving customers, receiving daily deliveries, and stocking the shop. Applicants must be smart, cheerful, enthusiastic, and reliable. The hours are Saturday 7.30am - 5pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
Hours:9
Rate:TBC
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East Leake - Assistant Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To assist the Shop Manager and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence. You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Issues must be dealt with as they arise rather than deferring them to the Manager. Responsibilities • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise the team to increase sales • Support the Manager to rectify any individual performance shortfalls via the appropriate Company procedure • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters in the Manager’s absence • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location • You will be fully conversant with all Company KPI’s. Measurements: • You will support the Manager in delivering all Company KPI’s. Applicants must have: • The desire to be a Manager in the future • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7-day trading)
The hours for this position are:
Tuesday 7am - 11pm, Wednesday 7am - 5.15pm, Thursday 7am - 1pm, Friday 7am - 11am and Saturday 7am - 1pm, plus flexible working to cover for staff holidays, sickness and busy periods.
Hours:29.25
Rate:TBC
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Derbion Centre, Derby - Assistant Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To assist the Shop Manager and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence. You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Issues must be dealt with as they arise rather than deferring them to the Manager. Responsibilities • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise the team to increase sales • Support the Manager to rectify any individual performance shortfalls via the appropriate Company procedure • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters in the Manager’s absence • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location • You will be fully conversant with all Company KPI’s. Measurements: • You will support the Manager in delivering all Company KPI’s. Applicants must have: • The desire to be a Manager in the future • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7-day trading)
The hours are on a 2 week rota as follows:
Week 1 Tuesday 7am - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 11am - 7pm
Friday 11am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 4.30pm
Week 2 Tuesday 7am - 2pm
Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday 1pm - 7pm
Friday 12pm - 7pm
Saturday 7am- 7pm
Hours:36
Rate:TBC
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Melton Road, West Bridgford - Assistant Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To assist the Shop Manager and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence. You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Issues must be dealt with as they arise rather than deferring them to the Manager. Responsibilities • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise the team to increase sales • Support the Manager to rectify any individual performance shortfalls via the appropriate Company procedure • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters in the Manager’s absence • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location • You will be fully conversant with all Company KPI’s. Measurements: • You will support the Manager in delivering all Company KPI’s. Applicants must have: • The desire to be a Manager in the future • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7-day trading)
The hours for this position are:
Monday 7am - 3pm
Tuesday 8.45am - 5.15pm
Wednesday 6.45am - 5.15pm
Saturday 6.45am - 5.15pm


Hours:35
Rate:TBC
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Radcliffe, Nottingham - Assistant Shop Manager
Job Purpose: To assist the Shop Manager and assume overall responsibility for the success of the shop in their absence. You will support the Shop Manager in all operational aspects of running the shop. You will ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service. Issues must be dealt with as they arise rather than deferring them to the Manager. Responsibilities • Ensure that consistently excellent customer service is always provided by every member of your team • Inspire, motivate, and energise the team to increase sales • Support the Manager to rectify any individual performance shortfalls via the appropriate Company procedure • Ensure that the visual presentation of the shop is in accordance with Birds brand image • Support the delivery of all marketing campaigns and customer service initiatives as decided by the Company • Develop an effective network of communication with all internal stakeholders • Resolve problems by providing creative and practical solutions • Ensure that the shop is profitable and within budget • Be compliant with Company policies and operational guidelines • Continuously monitor the competition and local market conditions to be able to maintain Birds business advantage • You will have responsibility for all shop security matters in the Manager’s absence • For developmental purposes you will be required to move shops on a periodic basis at the Company’s discretion. You must be flexible with regards to location • You will be fully conversant with all Company KPI’s. Measurements: • You will support the Manager in delivering all Company KPI’s. Applicants must have: • The desire to be a Manager in the future • A sound understanding of shop operational optimisation and standards for success • A basic and practical knowledge of IT • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities • Qualified to at least GCSE Grade C in English and Maths • A flexible attitude to working hours (to include evenings & 7-day trading)
Hours:25
Rate:TBC
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Current Bakery Jobs within Birds Bakery:

Stores Operative
We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Stores Department at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery. Reporting to the Stores Manager you should have previous experience working within a stores/warehouse environment.

Job Description
• Unloading deliveries using Reach FLT and other MHE
• Highlight delivery inaccuracies or non-conformances
• Putting away stock and stock replenishment in the correct locations
• Picking and Packing shop orders
• Decanting ingredients or packaging into appropriate containers
• Assist in Weekly/ Quarterly & annual stock take
• Effective time-management skills to achieve production targets within set timeframe and under pressure
Ideal Requirements
• Reach FLT license
• Banksman Qualification
• Food hygiene certificate. Minimum Foundation Food Hygiene Certificate.


The role is 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday 0500 – 1430, and 1 in 4 Saturday mornings, with a very competitive rate of pay.
Hours:45
Rate:TBC
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Savoury Operative
We have a unique opportunity for Savoury Operatives to join our team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.
Key skills/experience required are; working in food production or a similar environment. Your day to day responsibilities will include general food production of both meat and non-meat products and packing.
We are looking for enthusiastic and positive individuals with a flexible attitude who are comfortable working on their own or as part of a team. You must be able to work under pressure without compromising quality or safety; be able to demonstrate ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean and tidy manner, observing the highest food hygiene guidelines to meet strict despatch deadlines.

Previous food experience preferred, full training will be provided for suitable applicants.

Shifts are fixed with no rotation of shift patterns. Immediate start available.

Hours:TBC
Rate:TBC
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Hygiene Operatives
We have a unique opportunity for full-time staff to join our Hygiene Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

We are looking for individuals with a positive, flexible attitude who will be able to work under pressure without compromising hygiene, cleanliness, and safety and with the ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean, and tidy manner. Must be able to work unsupervised and as a member of a team.

Previous experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

The role is 40 or 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday (approximately 9am to 5pm) plus 3 hours Saturday morning, with a very competitive rate of pay.
Hours:40 or 45
Rate:TBC
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Night Bakery Operatives
We have a unique opportunity for full-time Bakers to join our Night Bakery Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

Key skills required are; understand the fermentation process involved in mixing, shaping and baking of various bread types; able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of machinery and baking processes; able to demonstrate ability to work to a high standard in an efficient, clean and tidy manner, observing the highest food hygiene guidelines to meet strict despatch deadlines. Ideally, applicants will also have confectionery skills such as creaming, piping and coating.

Previous bakery experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

The role is 45 hours per week with a very competitive rate of pay. Shifts are fixed with no rotation of shift patterns.
Hours:45
Rate:TBC
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Day Bakery Operative
We have a unique opportunity for a full-time Baker to join our Day Bakery Team at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery.

Key skills required are; able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of machinery and handcrafted baking processes. Duties to include the weighing of ingredients, operation of machinery including mixing, baking and packing of a variety of bakery products. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate pastry and confectionery skills such as piping and decorating to produce products to a high standard in an efficient, clean and tidy manner, observing the highest food hygiene guidelines to meet strict despatch deadlines.

Previous bakery experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided for suitable applicants.

The role is 45 hours per week with a very competitive rate of pay. Shifts are fixed with no rotation of shift patterns.
Hours:45
Rate:TBC
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Current Office Jobs within Birds Bakery:

There are currently no vacancies in this area

Current Drivers Jobs within Birds Bakery:

Full-Time 7.5 Tonne Drivers
We have an opportunity for experienced, full-time 7.5 tonne Drivers to join our Transport team based at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery. To work 6 days a week, delivering Birds’ freshly made produce to our shops and returning empty racks and cabinets to the Bakery.

Duties to include:

• Load / unload vehicles; manual handling of rolling equipment and no hand balling involved.
• Ensure vehicle loads are safe and secured with the appropriate restraints as per Company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
• Perform daily vehicle defect checks and log as necessary.

Days of work are Monday to Saturday. Hours of work are 3.30am/4.00am to 11.00am/12.00pm, 42 hours per week.

Applicants must be of smart appearance, hold a C1 Licence, valid CPC Driver Qualification Card, Digi-Card and have a clean Driving Licence. Also, ideally have good knowledge of the local area but this is not essential as full training will be provided.

Immediate start available.
Hours:42 hours per week
Rate:TBC
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Part-Time 7.5 Tonne Drivers
We have an opportunity for experienced, part-time 7.5 tonne Drivers to join our Transport team based at our prestigious Ascot Drive Bakery. To work 3 days a week, delivering Birds’ freshly made produce to our shops and returning empty racks and cabinets to the Bakery.

Duties to include:

• Load / unload vehicles; manual handling of rolling equipment and no hand balling involved.
• Ensure vehicle loads are safe and secured with the appropriate restraints as per Company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
• Perform daily vehicle defect checks and log as necessary.

Days of work are Monday to Wednesday and Thursday to Saturday - alternate weeks. Hours of work are 4am to 11am, 21 hours per week. Overtime may be available to cover seasonal busy periods or holiday cover.

Applicants must be of smart appearance, hold a C1 Licence, valid CPC Driver Qualification Card, Digi-Card and have a clean Driving Licence. Also, ideally have good knowledge of the local area but this is not essential as full training will be provided.

Immediate start available.
Hours:21 hours per week
Rate:TBC
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