Fixed Term Contract
Fixed term position for a Night Loader in a busy redistribution warehouse.
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnicity or gender, but as members of ethnic minority groups and women are currently under-represented in the co-op we particularly encourage applications from women and ethnic minority candidates. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
We are recruiting for workers to transfer palletised goods from trunk vehicles arriving from the main warehouse in Elland, West Yorkshire to our delivery vehicles using a counterbalance truck. Goods need to be loaded in an accurate, safe and efficient manner ensuring the wagons are available for the drivers to take out when they arrive. Palletised collections and returns will then be loaded back onto the trunking trailer for the return journey. The job requires a high degree of self-management, logical decision making and a desire to keep the warehouse tidy and hazard free.
It’s hard work so we're looking for highly motivated workers who are fast learning and have a keen eye for detail but you’ll be well rewarded with good pay, the kind of open and democratic culture you’d expect from a large equal pay worker co-op. We are looking for candidates who share our values as a workers co-operative and a vegetarian wholesaler, and who have some relevant experience.
Please note, this role involves physical exertion in transferring goods.
The ideal candidate would hold an FLT licence for operating a counterbalance truck. We would consider applicants who hold a HGV licence and would be willing to get trained in using a counterbalance truck.
We will offer an 18 month contract pending successful probation period. The days and hours required are 10pm - 6am, Monday to Thursday. Some Saturday work may be available.
Overnight lieu is accrued in this role - 2 hours extra holiday entitlement added per 8 hour shift and £9 of expenses can be claimed per day.
So, if you’re looking for a new opportunity as a Night Loader, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Other organisations may call this role Warehouse Operative, Logistics Operative, General Operative, FLT Driver, Counterbalance Driver, Forklift Truck Driver, Goods-in Operative, Goods-out Operative, Warehouse Loader, Storesperson, or Warehouse Assistant.
LGV Driver (FTC)
Here at Suma we’ve been doing things a bit differently for over 40 years. Not only in our mission to supply everything vegetarian, ethical and sustainable, but also in how we run our successful business.
Suma is a worker co-operative; a business owned and run by nearly 200 members who work here. We’re a group of ordinary people who have built a business on principles of integrity and equality. Suma workers work together collectively to set the direction of the business - there are no shareholders and no traditional ‘bosses’. Everyone at Suma gets paid the same wage, takes personal and equal responsibility and does a range of different jobs each week.
We are currently looking for an LGV driver to join us on full-time basis for fixed term contract.
- Salary of £16.24 per hour
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Flexible working
- Staff discount
- Free meals whilst on-site
- Overtime can be taken as pay or time off in lieu
- Access to occupational sick pay
This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated LGV driver who shares our commitment to fair trade values and ethics to join our co-operative organisation as we deliver nourishing organic vegetarian food across the UK.
When you join us, you will discover a close knit team, who share a vision of a fair and environmentally conscious way of doing business, and, with our flat managerial structure, you can be sure that your voice will be heard and respected.
So, if you have been waiting to drive for a company that are very much driven by their ethics, then don’t hesitate and apply today!
As an LGV Driver, you will provide a crucial link between Suma and our customers, by delivering and collecting goods efficiently and safely, ensuring our customers receive excellent customer service.
You will complete all necessary paperwork and identify any defects and provide feedback to your co-ordinator.
Following all procedures as set out by Suma and external authorities relating to safe and legal driving, you will also ensure that our vehicles remain roadworthy and safe, raising issues where required.
To be considered as an LGV Driver, you will need:
- Experience driving an LGV vehicle to conduct deliveries and collections
- Excellent communication skills
- A valid LGV licence
Other organisations might call this role LGV Driver Class 1, LGV Driver Class 2, Lorry Driver, Van Driver, Delivery Driver, or Collections Driver.
Webrecruit and Suma are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
So, if you’re looking to drive your career forwards as an LGV Driver, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
We recruit temporary workers on an ongoing basis to work out of both out Elland site and our RDC in Greenford.
Delivering and collecting goods in a safe, efficient and legal manner on behalf of Suma. To follow procedures as set out by Suma & external authorities pertaining to safe and legal driving.
Scope of the Job
Delivery driving for Suma is a demanding and difficult job both physically and mentally. Suma driving is a balance between customer service, business efficiency and driver safety.
Suma Drivers provide a vital link between Suma and our customers.
Suma drivers must work in a sustainable, safe and legal manner in order to be efficient in the long term. Feedback and discussion with coordinators is necessary and expected.
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