Driving Team Leader

Driving Team Leader

Our story
We are a fifth generation family business that has been baking the finest bread, cakes and pastries since 1920. Throughout the last 100 years we have been committed to being the very best for our people, communities and environment. We are the only British bakery to be a Certified B Corporation which means that we use our business as a force for good. B Corps are a global community that put people and the planet first.
Our delicious, handmade products are enjoyed in our five shops and right across the South West and beyond. Find them in farm shops, delis, restaurants and cafes. We are proud to work with many customers that share our values of sustainability and quality such as The National Trust, Boston Tea Party,  and Gloucester Services.

Our bakery
We are a friendly and busy bakery making a wide range of artisan sourdoughs, overnight doughs, rolls, and speciality bread; many of which are award winning. Our confectionary team make a wide range of delicious loaf cakes, tray bakes and pastries.
The role

Key responsibilities include:

· Overseeing the delivery side of our business and managing the team of 12 drivers.

· Managing the drivers schedule to ensure that all rounds are covered.

· Ad hoc deliveries as required.

· Responsible for Health and Safety within the driving team and the delivery environment.

· Vehicle management with our supplier.

· Packaging stock management.

· Supervising the Online side of our business.

· Supervising loading of fresh and frozen deliveries.

· Liaising with all other Despatch team leaders and other departments (sometimes outside of work hours).

This role is very ‘hands on’ and requires someone who can use their initiative and manage their own time and workload.

Working hours are Monday - Saturday (3am - 11am, Sat 2am -10am) (Days off Tuesday and Sunday) giving a total of 37.5 hours.

What you’ll love about working with us
We strive to be a brilliant place to work. We are proud of the fact that in our last staff survey 95% said that they felt satisfied with their job. Being a certified B Corp means that we are committed to ensuring our staff feel valued, our communities feel supported and our planet is protected.
Some of our benefits include;
  • Free lunch with fruit and hot drinks
  • A loaf of bread to take home each day.
  • Free tickets for local attractions and days out.
  • An extra days holiday for your birthday.
  • A wellbeing team to support each other including a wellbeing focused month each year packed full of team activities.

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