HGV Driver

Location
Colsterworth, Grantham
Salary
Competitive Rates of Pay
Posted
05 Jan 2018
Closes
19 Jan 2018

HGV Driver

Openfield is one of Britain’s most successful and largest agricultural co-operatives with a turnover of around £700m. We are owned by approximately 4,000 farmers and we market over 4 million tonnes of British grain every year to both domestic and export customers. Openfield has strong relationships with many well-known British food and drink brands in the UK. In addition to marketing grain for farmers and grain stores, Openfield is a National fertiliser distributor and we manufacture and sell quality seed.

We currently have a great opportunity to join Openfield as a HGV Driver based at Honey Pot Lane, Colsterworth starting immediately.

In this role you will drive one of our own modern fleet trucks collecting and delivering grain as requested by our Fleet Planners. All our drivers work in a very professional, courteous and timely manner and within criteria set out in British Law relating to the weight configuration of the vehicle being driven.

The effective communication of arrival times with our farmer and British food and drink industry customers is key to our success. As part of these duties we would ask you to build strong relationships to ensure that all our collections and deliveries are undertaken correctly and punctually.

Openfield offers a competitive salary plus an overnight and lunch allowance. We also offer a defined contribution pension scheme.

You will need to be a C&E licence holder and CPC trained along with the following attributes:

  • Courteous
  • Communicative
  • Adherence to instruction
  • Conversant with smart phone apps
  • Team player
  • Willingness to be away from home​

You will receive full training in bulk haulage operation.

If you think you are the right person for this position, then please send your CV to the HR Department at HR@openfield.co.uk

Or for an informal discussion please call Louise on 01476 862586