Van Driver & Sales Assistant, North Tawton, Devon (Taw Valley Site)
At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Tickler® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. We are 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.
We have a varied and interesting opportunity for a dual role, which sits within the Logistics Department, reporting into the Team Leader. Working part-time (32 hours per week) part of the role is as a Van Driver, which will include some manual handling of our products, and also to assist in our on-site Cheese Shop. The role will involve working on a dayshift only Monday – Thursday and Saturday mornings.
Ready for a challenge?
Working within the Logistics team, your duties include:
- Delivery of our products to trade customers across Devon specifically including; loading of the van, handling of monies from sales and engagement with trade customers as a representative of Arla Foods
Handling of 20kg blocks cutting to specific shop and customer requirements
Taking telephone orders received into the shop
Inputting customer and trade data onto our systems to generate invoices
Serving customers within the shop, operating the till and card reader facilities to ensure we maintain our current high standards of customer satisfaction
Undertaking stock counts of our products and cashing up of the till
Filling in documentation for food safety and traceability in relation to transport movements of products sold to any customers.
Make an Impact
If you enjoy getting out on the road, variety in your role and dealing with people then this could be the role for you!
You will need to hold a full UK driving license and be happy with working in a delivery/manual handling role as well as front of house. Ideally you will have some previous work experience within a Van driving capacity.
Ultimately you will have excellent customer facing skills to provide great customer service as out reputation is everything. Good verbal, numerical and communication skills are essential. The site is a small 'feels like family' oriented environment and you will play a pivotal part so its key you enjoy working within a small team as well as on an individual basis. Lastly you will require good computer literacy skills and strong organisational skills.
In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a forward thinking, progressive organisation that recognises and rewards talent.
Please apply as soon as possible but no later than 31st July as applications will be dealt with as they are received.