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Employee Benefits

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42 days per annum maximum holiday allowance
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Employee birthday free holiday
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Buy & sell holiday scheme
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Contributory pension scheme
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Fully funded basic healthcare inc. driver medical
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Milestone service bonus
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Free gym facility
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Paid volunteer work in the community

Current Job Opportunities

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Job Type: Full time permanent

We are looking for 5 HGV class 2 Drivers to report into the Transport team. If you are working on ‘Distance’ (outside West Yorkshire) your duties will be planned and assigned the day before by our Transport Planners, if you are working on ‘Locals’ (inside West Yorkshire) your duties will be planned overnight by our Transport Co-ordinator, in line with business and customer needs.

You will need great communication skills - as one of our Drivers we understand that delays can happen on our roads through circumstances beyond your control. It is important that you communicate these delays efficiently so that we can plan around them and make sure that you get the support you need. Your role is crucial to providing the right service so that we do not disappoint our customers.

You are expected to have a Class 2 Licence and a Driver CPC Qualification with at least 2 years multi-drop experience with a flexible approach to days and hours of work.

The hours of work are 50 hours per week, 07:30 – 18:00, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday working.

Company benefits include:-

  • Minimum of 20 days holiday
  • Birthday off work
  • Additional holidays reflective of service
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Provision of a gym facility for all employees
  • Driver medicals fully funded by company
  • Milestone service bonus
  • Employee events
  • Employee Value of the Month Award
  • Welcome pack for new employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave
  • Volunteer work in the community
  • Supporting local community club Bradford City
  • Free Vend Friday

Although we always aim to respond to every application, unfortunately, due to the high volume of CV’s received each day, this is not always possible. Therefore, if you haven’t heard from us within ten working days of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Job Type: Permanent

We are looking for 2 Class 1 Nights Drivers to work out of our Premier Point site based in Bradford. It is essential that the applicant has a Class 1 licence and have driven this category of vehicle within the last 2 years. Trunking and driving with a double deck trailer is also essential for this role.

The candidate must hold a current digital tacho card and will also be required to undergo a driving assessment as part of the recruitment process.

Hours of work are 45 hours per week. Start and finish times will vary to suit the needs of the Business.

Company benefits include:-

  • Minimum of 20 days holiday
  • Birthday off work
  • Additional holidays reflective of service
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Provision of a gym facility for all employees
  • Driver medicals fully funded by company
  • Milestone service bonus
  • Employee events
  • Employee Value of the Month Award
  • Welcome pack for new employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave
  • Volunteer work in the community
  • Supporting local community club Bradford City
  • Free Vend Friday

Although we always aim to respond to every application, unfortunately, due to the high volume of CV’s received each day, this isn’t always possible. Therefore, if you haven’t heard from us within ten working days of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Job Type: Fulltime - Permanent

We are looking for a Class 1 & 2 Cover Drivers to support our Contract Department. It is essential that the applicant has a Class 1 or 2 licence and have driven this category of vehicle within the last 2 years. Flexibility in shift times, hours of work and duties is essential, with experience of working within the pallet network.

Working Monday to Friday, with the occasional Saturdays. On average 55- 60 hours per week. Start and finish times will vary to suit the needs of the business. A weekly supplement will be paid for the cover role.

 

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class 2

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £33471 plus £50pw HIAB supplement

Class 2 HGV Driver – Powersheds contract

 

60 hours per week, Variable start times. Weekdays with occasional Saturdays.

REPORTS TO: Contract Operations Manager

SALARY: £33,471 plus £50pw HIAB supplement

Our HGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

Essential Requirements:

  • High levels of Health and Safety standards.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Current CPC.
  • Excellent verbal communication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co-Workers.
  • Diligent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility.
  • Good geographical knowledge across the UK
  • 2 years experience
  • Previous experience of HIAB/crane experience desirable

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure with Contracts Operation Manager and Loader that the load is correct against the customers’ orders.
  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’s property; if in doubt, consult with customer and/or Contracts Operation Manager.
  • Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and contact Contract Operation Manager for assistance if required.
  • Carry out multi-drop deliveries in a timely and safe manner.
  • Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.
  • Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits.
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
  • Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum.
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure.
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Contract Operations Manager.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role.
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Contract Operations Manager.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Standards of Performance and Health and Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:

  • Loading and unloading of goods from vehicles.
  • Stacking of goods onto pallets from storage bays.
  • Stacking of empty pallets.
  • Opening and closing of vehicle curtains
  • Education and Experience:
  • Basic numeracy & literacy. Must have at least two years HGV driving experience, hold a reasonably clean driving licence and a current drivers qualification card.

You may be asked to carry out other reasonable duties as required from time to time in line with the needs of the business.

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Vehicle 2

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £28477

50 hours per week, Variable start and finish times. Weekdays with occasional Saturday. Banked hours in operation.

REPORTS TO: Contract Manager

SALARY: £28,477

Our HGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

Essential Requirements:

  • High levels of Health and Safety standards.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Current CPC.
  • Excellent verbal communication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co-Workers.
  • Diligent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility.
  • Good geographical knowledge across the UK.
  • Previous experience of curtainside vehicles
  • 2 years Class 1 experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure with Contract Manager and Loader that the load is correct against the customers’ orders.
  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’s property; if in doubt, consult with customer and/or Contract Manager.
  • Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and contact Contract Manager for assistance if required.
  • Carry out multi-drop deliveries in a timely and safe manner.
  • Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.
  • Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits.
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
  • Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum.
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure.
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Contract Manager.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role.
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Contract Manager.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Standards of Performance and Health and Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:

  • Loading and unloading of goods from vehicles.
  • Stacking of goods onto pallets from storage bays.
  • Stacking of empty pallets.
  • Coupling and uncoupling of trailers
  • Opening and closing of vehicle curtains
  • Education and Experience:
  • Basic numeracy & literacy. Must have at least two years HGV driving experience, hold a reasonably clean driving licence and a current drivers qualification card.

You may be asked to carry out other reasonable duties as required from time to time in line with the ne

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are consistently completed to agreed cost, service, efficiency and time measures agreed.   Depending upon the needs of the business there will often be multiple projects in play at any given time, and these will vary in scale between larger projects such as infrastructure, new sites, new operations, new systems etc and smaller projects such as CI or work study projects.  Successfully manage, execute and conclude projects consistently.

  1. Use appropriate Project Management methodology to manage scope, deliverables, barriers and communication across all stakeholders
  2. Plan and designate project resources, striking appropriate balance between doing and delegating/ assigning depending on project, priorities and resources
  3. In conjunction with Finance department prepare and work to agreed budgets
  4. Demonstrate strong negotiating skills with suppliers in order to deliver project cost savings and engagement to ensure quality standards upheld and successful project delivery
  5. Create and uphold programme of project schedules which incorporates all live and future projects, giving full visibility of timelines for delivery, and share this on agreed frequency with Directors
  6. Successfully complete smaller scale CI or work study projects which translate to tangible bottom line value, ensuring engagement throughout with all stakeholders
  7. Monitor progress using appropriate Project Management tools
  8. Keep stakeholders informed consistently at appropriate frequency
  9. Effectively communicate and find solutions where barriers to successful project delivery occur to ensure that the right outcomes for the business are achieved
  10. Work as high level point of contact for projects and their delivery
  11. Jointly responsible for ensuring projects achieve benefits as per Project Appraisal process and for debriefing projects, identifying lessons learned and putting these into practice for future projects
  12. Ensure that projects are representative of the Expect brand, mission statement and values
  13. Be capable of identifying opportunity to make improvements within the current operations which ensure excellence and maximise cost efficiency within the operation
  14. Scope development of such opportunities and create justification documents for presentation to the board
  15. Experience of managing and delivering change
  16. Good awareness of Logistics industry and of managing varying cross-function projects
  17. Strong commercial acumen
  18. Ability to understand granular detail within a project at an operational, cultural and financial level and use this to drive successful project delivery
  19. Good level of intellect, with ability to work and communicate at different levels
  20. Good IT skills with capability to produce all associated project management documentation
  21. Focused upon metrics and continuous improvement

 

 

Profile - A capable, knowledgeable candidate who is unafraid of working across multiple projects and often operations which span over a 24 hour period with significant pressures and deadlines.  Someone who can gain the respect and rapport of peers whilst driving the required change and ensuring it is sustainably delivered.  A Manager who will interact effectively with other internal departments and with clients to make them confident in their relationship and gain their trust in our ability to deliver successful projects consistently.  A level-headed but driven person, who is unafraid to work at operational level when required to understand operations and  drive and deliver high-level change and improvement.  The role will be based on office hours but will require the candidate to work across locations and hours of work, often under their own initiative to deliver success

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £20,000

Information about the Company

Expect Distribution is a fast paced, expanding business specializing in warehousing, contract logistics and UK palletised distribution based just outside of Bradford and easy accessible via the M62. With around 310 employees and plans to expand this year, we are proud to remain a family owned business with a strong ethos on community. We are the recipient of a number of awards including the Rospa Gold Award 2018, 2019 Bradford Means Business 2018, Motor Transport Awards for Business Excellence (2017),Safety in Operation (2018), Haulier of the Year (2020), Palletline Safety Awards (2016) and Environmental Award (2016) and the UKWA Award (2019).

 

Company Benefits

  • Minimum of 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Birthday off work
  • Additional holidays reflective of service
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Provision of a gym facility for all employees
  • Driver medicals fully funded by company
  • Driver CPC provided every year
  • Milestone service bonus
  • Employee events
  • Employee Value of the Month Award
  • Welcome pack for new employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave
  • Volunteer work in the community
  • Supporting local community club Bradford City
  • Free Vend Friday
  • Warehouse to Wheels
  • Learning and Development programme

 

This is an opportunity for an energetic and committed individual to join an exciting and passionate organisation. For the right individual this will be a chance to make a difference in delivering exceptional service and great customer care in a business that is truly committed to it’s clients, employees and the community.

You will be experienced in account management, customer and have strong IT skills. You must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent), have a strong eye for detail, be a team player and have a positive outlook. 

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £22,000 - £26,000

Expect Distribution is a fast paced, expanding business specializing in warehousing, contract logistics and UK palletised distribution based just outside of Bradford and easy accessible via the M62. With around 310 employees and plans to expand this year, we are proud to remain a family owned business with a strong ethos on community. We are the recipient of a number of awards including the Rospa Gold Award 2018, 2019 Bradford Means Business 2018, Motor Transport Awards for Business Excellence (2017),Safety in Operation (2018), Haulier of the Year (2020), Palletline Safety Awards (2016) and Environmental Award (2016) and the UKWA Award (2019).

This is an opportunity for an energetic and committed individual to join an exciting and passionate organisation. For the right individual this will be a chance to make a difference in delivering exceptional service and great customer care in a business that is truly committed to it’s clients, employees and the community. You will have a good knowledge of UK geography and a background in customer facing account management, be a strong communicator and solutions orientated.

42.5 hpw between 8am and 7pm to meet the needs of the business.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,000.00-£26,000.00 per year

Company Benefits

  • Minimum of 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Birthday off work
  • Additional holidays reflective of service
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Provision of a gym facility for all employees
  • Driver medicals fully funded by company
  • Driver CPC provided every year
  • Milestone service bonus
  • Employee events
  • Employee Value of the Month Award
  • Welcome pack for new employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave
  • Volunteer work in the community
  • Supporting local community club Bradford City
  • Free Vend Friday
  • Warehouse to Wheels
  • Learning and Development programme

 

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class 2

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £29286.03

Expect Distribution is a fast paced, expanding business specializing in warehousing, contract logistics and UK palletised distribution based just outside of Bradford and easy accessible via the M62. With around 310 employees and plans to expand this year, we are proud to remain a family owned business with a strong ethos on community. We are the recipient of a number of awards including the Rospa Gold Award 2018, 2019 Bradford Means Business 2018, Motor Transport Awards for Business Excellence (2017),Safety in Operation (2018), Haulier of the Year (2020), Palletline Safety Awards (2016) and Environmental Award (2016) and the UKWA Award (2019).Our HGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

60 hours week Monday to Friday (with occasional Saturdays). Start times between 5am and 7am depending on the needs of the business. Completing deliveries and collections into Card Factory stores across the region, on a dedicated / scheduled basis. Willing to drive / operate either a 7.5t or 18t as required’

Company Benefits

  • Minimum of 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Birthday off work
  • Additional holidays reflective of service
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Provision of a gym facility for all employees
  • Driver medicals fully funded by company
  • Driver CPC provided every year
  • Milestone service bonus
  • Employee events
  • Employee Value of the Month Award
  • Welcome pack for new employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave
  • Volunteer work in the community
  • Supporting local community club Bradford City
  • Free Vend Friday
  • Warehouse to Wheels

Learning and Development programme

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £10.09ph

Expect Distribution is a fast paced, expanding business specializing in warehousing, contract logistics and UK palletised distribution based just outside of Bradford and easy accessible via the M62. With around 310 employees and plans to expand this year, we are proud to remain a family owned business with a strong ethos on community. We are the recipient of a number of awards including the Rospa Gold Award 2018, 2019 Bradford Means Business 2018, Motor Transport Awards for Business Excellence (2017),Safety in Operation (2018), Haulier of the Year (2020), Palletline Safety Awards (2016) and Environmental Award (2016) and the UKWA Award (2019).Our warehouse operatives are so more than just pick and despatch. It’s about ensuring that our customers get the very best service we can offer and a speedy and accurate delivery. You are the first link in an important delivery chain.

It’s about commitment to the job and getting it done on time and to the highest standard. Ensuring goods are picked and despatched in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and creating a great impression of the business.

You will be expected to work as part a team fulfil all customer requirements in a timely and professional manner in line with set SOP’s, carry out tasks outlined by the Warehouse Controller and Manager ensuring work is completed to a high standard at all times.

Providing Flexi and Counter balance skills

42.5 hours per between 3pm and midnight.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

Company Benefits

  • Minimum of 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Birthday off work
  • Additional holidays reflective of service
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Provision of a gym facility for all employees
  • Driver medicals fully funded by company
  • Driver CPC provided every year
  • Milestone service bonus
  • Employee events
  • Employee Value of the Month Award
  • Welcome pack for new employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave
  • Volunteer work in the community
  • Supporting local community club Bradford City
  • Free Vend Friday
  • Warehouse to Wheels
  • Learning and Development programme

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £23500 plus 10% shift allowance

This is an opportunity for an energetic and committed individual to join an exciting and passionate organisation. For the right individual this will be a chance to make a difference in delivering exceptional service and great customer care in a business that is truly committed to it’s clients, employees and the community.

  • To organise and allocate the warehouse teams duties on a daily basis to fully maximise the capabilities of the team.
  • Update the warehouse team on all operating procedures and any relevant updates as and when required.
  • Liaise with the Warehouse Manager/Assistant Warehouse Manager to organise agency cover as and when required.
  • Conduct departmental inductions for new employees and agency employees on their first day.
  • Promote constant motivation among the team to achieve an efficient and effective storage warehouse.
  • Constantly monitor the performance and activities of the storage warehouse team to ensure targets set are achieved.
  • Communicate and implement change as directed or when the operation requires it.
  • Always maintain a tidy and safe working environment ensuring housekeeping standards are followed daily.
  • Ensure a full operational handover is completed each day to the Warehouse Manager/Assistant Warehouse Manager.
  • Report any issues with the maintenance of the site, machinery and equipment to the Warehouse Manager/Assistant Warehouse Manager.
  • Maintain a high level of health & safety and hygiene standards and follow all company procedures in relation to health & safety.

 

  • To report any issues or concerns to your Manager as and when they arise.

3pm to 12pm Monday to Friday

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £10.09

Our warehouse operatives are so more than just pick and despatch. It’s about ensuring that our customers get the very best service we can offer and a speedy and accurate delivery. You are the first link in an important delivery chain.

It’s about commitment to the job and getting it done on time and to the highest standard. Ensuring goods are picked and despatched in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and creating a great impression of the business.

You will be expected to work as part a team fulfil all customer requirements in a timely and professional manner in line with set SOP’s, carry out tasks outlined by the Warehouse Controller and Manager ensuring work is completed to a high standard at all times.

Providing Flex skills

 

42.5 hpw

Nights Monday to Friday

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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £10.09ph

Our warehouse operatives are so more than just pick and despatch. It’s about ensuring that our customers get the very best service we can offer and a speedy and accurate delivery. You are the first link in an important delivery chain.

It’s about commitment to the job and getting it done on time and to the highest standard. Ensuring goods are picked and despatched in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and creating a great impression of the business.

You will be expected to work as part a team fulfil all customer requirements in a timely and professional manner in line with set SOP’s, carry out tasks outlined by the Warehouse Controller and Manager ensuring work is completed to a high standard at all times.

Providing Flex skills

 

42.5 hpw

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (2 hour flex)

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