Heron Foods needs drivers in Hull

Supermarket giant, Heron Foods, are hiring HGV Drivers in Hull and offering an attractive salary of up to GBP44,000 annually. Heron are looking to hire a full-time permanent HGV Class 1 drivers to work AM shifts in Hull. The base pay is GBP35,000 but with a GBP1,250 per quarter retention bonus, overtime, additional bonus opportunities and benefits, Heron say their target earnings come up to GBP44,000.

A driver role at Heron would require them to meet professional standards of driving along with loading and unloading deliveries, making it more physical than most driver jobs. But in exchange they offer a range of benefits that other companies don’t, including the provision of fully funded CPC training delivered within normal working hours. Read more: Aunt Bessie’s is hiring in Hull with GBP21 an hour overtime, free drinks and discount

Drivers would also be required to make multi drop deliveries and assist in the unloading of products and cages into stores, collect stock and deliver to site, collect empty pallets, steel and cardboard from stores and return to the distribution centre, complete daily vehicle checks and maintain working order of company vehicles and any equipment on board. The job advert states: “Heron Foods is one of the UK’s fastest growing food retailers. We are really going places and our Drivers are instrumental to ensuring our busy stores are stocked all year round, providing the best value shopping to our customers in the heart of their communities, 7 days per week, making 2,132 deliveries per week plus across over 300 Heron stores.

“Previous experience is preferred but not essential and all levels of experience will be considered. Applicants must hold a current Class 1 C+E driving licence.” Some of the benefits Heron Foods offer include a retention bonus of GBP1,250 per quarter, overtime opportunities at GBP205 per shift, opportunity to earn a Bump bonus of up to GBP1000 per annum, paid medicals for drivers aged 45 and over when your current licence is due for renewal, paid digital tacho cards and any driving licence updates for all HGV drivers and 30 days annual leave per year.

Interested applicants can apply on Heron Food’s vacancies website.

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