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Farm Collection Drivers – Lancashire

 

At WM Armstrong, we pride ourselves on our safe working environment, our excellent culture of teamwork and our strong family values.


We are currently looking for Milk Collection Drivers to join our Milk Operations team, having won a new contract in the Lancashire area, we will have potential opportunities available in the locations of Carnforth, Preston and Settle, working dayshifts or nightshifts.


In this role, you will deliver a professional and efficient milk collection driving service within our Milk operations team, collecting milk from farms on planned routes and deliver to dairies and reload locations. You will comply with all relevant legislation including WTR and Drivers Hours Rules, load security, vehicle weights and dimensions and the Road Traffic Act, ensuring the safety of yourself and other road users at all times. You will also keep in regular contact with the office teams for updates on progress and managing customers’ expectations.


To be successful in this role you will be a real team player, demonstrating excellent customer service skills and good geographical knowledge. You must hold a valid UK Class 1 or Class 2 licence, a current DCPC card and digital tachograph card. Experience and knowledge of the milk and/or haulage industry would be advantageous, but training may be available for the right candidate.


If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

In return we offer: a permanent position, with guaranteed hours available at up to 10 hours per day, with variety of shift patterns available, for example, 5 on 2 off, 5 on 3 off, 4 on 4 off. The hourly rate for days is £14.47, and for nights is £16.33, with enhanced overtime rates available at £20.95 for days and £23.74 for nights (all rates stated include a £1.50* meal allowance). By being part of the Wm Armstrong team, you will work within a strong culture of teamwork, with access to benefits such as life assurance, pension scheme, generous bereavement leave entitlement and a healthcare plan with EAP and counselling services. You will also have the opportunity to earn a Driver Efficiency Bonus with potential earnings of up to £1200 per annum, and get free DCPC training whilst in employment, both of these are subject to terms & conditions.


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the online application form at www.warmstrong.org/careers. You can if you wish send your CV with a covering letter by email to jobs@warmstrong.co.uk or for postal applications, post to: HR Department, Wm Armstrong Ltd, Townfoot, Longtown, CA6 5LY.

We will review applications as they are received, if you have not received a response from us within four weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. We reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications, we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

*The £1.50 meal allowance is a taxable amount, where an employee qualifies a £1.00 tax free meal allowance per hour is paid.

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