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Health and Safety Manager – Hoddesdon

The opportunity has arisen for a Health and Safety Manager at our Hoddesdon Site.

 

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for the day to day management of the site Safety, Health and Environmental systems.
  • To ensure all plant, equipment and buildings are adequately maintained so as not to compromise health and safety.
  • To ensure that all staff comply to all the relevant Health & Safety legislation, therefore ensuring that all staff are safe in their working environment

 

Key Tasks

 

  • Promote Environmental and Health and Safety best practices, ensuring wellbeing of all staff on site in accordance with the Company Health and Safety policy.
  • Ensure contractors working on site adhere to company and legal rules, procedures and relevant legislation and sign all safe systems, permits and authorisation at work.
  • Ensure that all financial and budgetary controls are applied and identify cost savings.
  • Recommend replacement of Plant and Equipment in line with company procedures.
  • Develop positive relationships with other members of the management team, colleagues and team members. Ensure that morale levels within the team are regularly monitored and methods of improving staff communication are identified.
  • To identify all new duties performed on and off site, and undertake risk assessment.
  • To ensure safe working practices are written and followed through
  • To train & re-train staff on the safe working practices through the department managers
  • To maintain training matrix, to enable all training to be recorded and re-training dates to be adhered to.
  • To chair the Depot Safety Management meetings
  • To manage and control all accident reporting procedures, ensuring that all information is factual, and conforms to the latest H&S regulations for warehouse and transport departments
  • Financial management; ability to read and understand budgets, and to manage contractors and employees to work within them.
  • People management: to create a team environment with all staff being utilised to their full potential.
  • Communication skills: to be able to communicate with all levels within the operation.
  • Develop and monitor HSE performance and progress, prepare and maintain required HSE records and reports.
  • Coordinate and execute internal and third party HSE audits.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must hold a NEBOSH qualification with minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within manufacturing/logistics.
  • Ability to build effective team relationships, ensuring that team members are committed to depot objectives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and possess excellent influencing, negotiating and motivational skills.
  • Understand the nature of costs and benefits to the company both qualitative and quantitative.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and comprehension of Health and Safety and Hygiene issues.
  • Understand how to utilise Performance Management techniques.
  • Understand Company policies and how to implement and interpret these to gain maximum benefits for the company.

Willing to be totally flexible to meet the needs of a seven-day a week operation.

 

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Transport Planner

An opportunity has arisen to join the Pret Transport team at Best Food Logistics as a Transport Planner.

 

This includes working alongside operational management on distribution strategy, involves completion of tactical exercises with the RDC’s to enhance their service/efficiency at a regional level and also planning and supporting the delivery routes at all depots on a day to day basis. The latter requires the completion of day to day route changes, supporting the full re-planning process and with an increasing emphasis on continual improvement, we continuously investigate & analyse route performance in order to identify areas for improvement.

 

The role of Transport Planner has a number of objectives. Ensuring routes are planned to very specific customer requirements a large part of this exercise involves reviewing route performance KPI’s, looking for opportunities to both improve the service to our customers and the cost to run each route.

 

Shift wise a Transport Planner’s week is aligned to the delivery schedules we operate and as such the successful applicant will be required to work a rota from Sunday to Friday. This will include a slightly later evening shift one week in two. The job also includes Bank Holiday working if a shift falls on such days.

 

It is essential candidates are comfortable with I.T. technologies. The department uses Paragon routing & scheduling software on a day to day basis and it is essential the successful applicant has working experience of this software. Also someone who has had exposure to or is comfortable around complex I.T. systems would be best suited to this role.

 

The team also use MS Office extensively with Excel being a mainstay of the working day and we will expect applicants to demonstrate a level of skill and knowledge to an intermediate level on this software. The role also involves the use of Microlise (our telematics & GPS tracking system) along with our main Linux operating system, Minster.

 

Obviously coming into the department the successful candidate will undertake an extensive induction into the business and undergo a thorough training program on all the technical and business processes. Much of the training will be completed in house and on the job. Work will be supervised at all times by the Senior Planning team.

 

We are seeking candidates with a solid grounding in Transport & Logistics and this business. Knowledge of the history, workings and basic legislation of the UK transport sector would be preferable along with some previous experience working in a Transport & Distribution environment however neither are essential.

 

We are seeking candidates who are able to communicate with confidence and are able to present their work in a clear and concise manner. They must be organised and be able to work to strict deadlines in a fast moving FMCG environment. Ability to build working relationships and form part of a small hard working team supporting one another is vital along with a clear willingness to get involved and learn from others.

 

A full current driving license is essential as candidates will also be required to work away from home supporting all depots’ on a regular basis.

 

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LGV Class 2 Drivers – Royton

Job Title: LGV Class 2 Drivers Ref no: RO/TH/724
Department: Transport Hours: 48 Hours per week
Location: Royton
Reporting to: Transport Manager
Benefits:  Pension, 28 days Holiday pa (pro rata), Healthcare Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers, Personal Accident Scheme
 

Our LGV Drivers do more than just 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.

 

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures ensuring responsibility for your own and other people’s Health and Safety. You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will ensure the security of all company property that is under your charge and collect all empty equipment from the customer. You must co-operate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties that may prove necessary.

 

This is a demanding, but rewarding, role involving manual handling and multi-drop deliveries. You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

 

This can include any five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

 

The core shift pattern will include Saturday working.

 

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and also a driver CPC card.

 

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Closing Date Monday 16th July 2018
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Warehouse Operatives – Royton

Job Title: Warehouse Operatives Ref no: Various
Department: Warehouse Hours: 40 Hours per week
Location: Royton
Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisors
Benefits:  Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers, Personal Accident  Scheme
 

The Royton site is part of the Logistics division. The warehouse department is fast paced and the warehouse team forms an essential part of the depot in delivering the right products to our customers on time.

 

Using voice technology your role will include unloading of suppliers vehicles of products, performing checks to company standards, and processes relating to our clients requirements, taking temperature recordings where necessary. Ensure that all products received are checked and put away in the correct location and are labelled, stacked safely and wrapped as per the current process and policy.

 

You will be aware of and comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including wearing Personal Protective Equipment. Comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes. Be aware of and conform to all Mechanical Handling Equipment procedures at all times and ensure that all MHE defects/damages are reported correctly. You must work with all team members to ensure that corporate goals are consistently achieved and maintained complying at all times with relevant legislation involved in Food Safety and Food Hygiene. You must cooperate fully with other departments/depots maintaining a professional and polite attitude at all times and undertake any other duties that may from time to time prove necessary.

 

You will be used to working to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work. You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills and be physically fit. You will be a good team player who supports our company values. Knowledge of Food Hygiene and experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.

 

Specific Hours Information

Rota Basis 08:00 – 16:30 with Flex

 

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Closing Date: Monday 23rd July 2018
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PCN Manager – Maternity cover 12 months – Banbury

Job Title: PCN Manager – Maternity cover 12 months Ref no: BA/NB/028
Department: Transport Hours: 40 Hours per Week
Location: Banbury and visits to Hoddesdon Depot.
Reporting to: Transport Manager
Benefits:  Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Healthcare Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers, Personal Accident  Scheme
 

The Transport Department is looking for highly motivated and well organise individual to join their team as the PCN Manager. This role is to control and reduce PCN costs across the business.

We require someone with immediate effect.

 

Your main duties will include:

 

Carry out the necessary Administrative Functions in keeping all records of PCNs up to date.

Analysing data to identify top offending parking fine locations and find solutions.

Driver briefings – highlighting new solutions

Working with councils to establish new agreements /solutions and challenge fines issued.

Carry out site assessments where necessary.

Prepare and present customer presentations for monthly meetings in Hoddesdon Depot.

Induction briefings for Banbury drivers on PCN’s and Control Scheme.

Control and manage London Control Scheme – processing PCN’s, briefing to drivers of correct routes.

 

To be successful in this role you will need:

 

Full valid UK driving licence

A keen eye for detail and a methodical approach.

You will possess good numeracy and literacy skills and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel with the ability to learn new systems.

Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with individuals at all levels.

To be able to travel.

 

You must be well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision. Reliability and flexibility are also key aspects of this varied role.

 

The work pattern is a Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.

 

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Closing Date: Monday, 16th July 2018

 

 

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LGV Class 2 Driver – Banbury

Our LGV 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.

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures and be responsible for your own and other peoples Health and Safety. You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will ensure the security of all company property that is under your charge and collect all empty equipment from the customer. You must co-operate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties that may prove necessary.

This is a demanding, but rewarding, role involving manual handling and multi-drop deliveries. You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

This is an annualised hours contract which will encompass working any five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and also a driver CPC card

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Pret Driver’s Assistant

As a Driver Assistant, you will be ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business and will assist LGV Drivers in providing a first class delivery service to Logistics customers, ensuring that company standards and procedures are met.

You will be required to assist the loading team and the Driver by loading the vehicle where necessary, ensuring that you have the correct paperwork and client outlet keys before leaving the depot, checking off products against the relevant invoices as you help to unload, and ensure the safety and security of the delivery point, Company property and goods at all times, thus maintaining a high level of trust and loyalty between the Company and its clients.

This is a demanding, but rewarding, role involving manual handling and travelling. It is an annualised hours contract which will encompass weekend and public holiday working.

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LGV Class 2 Drivers

Our LGV Drivers do more than just 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.

You will be aware and adhere to all driving legislation required for driving a LGV vehicle and follow all Health and Safety procedures ensuring responsibility for your own and other people’s Health and Safety. You will comply at all times with all relevant legislation in food safety and chill chain standards and ensure that the fridge is set to the correct temperature for the job being done. You will ensure that your vehicle is maintained in a safe and clean condition by doing all safety checks and filling in your defect book. You will ensure the security of all company property that is under your charge and collect all empty equipment from the customer. You must co-operate fully with the driver debrief procedure and undertake any other duties that may prove necessary.

This is a demanding, but rewarding, role involving manual handling and multi-drop deliveries. You should therefore be confident to drive and deliver to various outlets throughout the UK.

This is an annualised hours contract which will encompass working any four or five days per week and will include weekend and public holiday working. On occasions it may be necessary to assist in the loading of vehicles.

The core shift pattern will include Saturday working.

It is essential that you hold a current LGV Class 2 driving licence and also a driver CPC card.

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