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Lorry Driver

Based in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, Wilson’s Country Ltd specialises in pre-packed, peeled and prepared potatoes.  


 


We supply food retailers, caterers and food processing companies with a range of products, offering quality, taste, full traceability and value for money.


 


We are seeking to recruit a lorry driver on a part-time basis for 2-3 days per week, working hours Monday to Saturday, to deliver finished products  mainly throughout Northern Ireland. 


 


 

Important Information
Date Posted: 11th October 2021
Closing Date: 18th October 2021
Industry: Food Production
Job Type: Part time
Salary: £12.00p/h

About the role

Key Responsibilities:

  • checks tyres, brakes, lights, oil, water and fuel levels and general condition of the vehicle;
  • drives vehicle from depot to loading/unloading point;
  • agrees delivery schedule and route with transport management;
  • assists with loading/unloading and ensures that load is evenly distributed and safely secured;
  • drives vehicle to destination in accordance with schedule;
  • maintains records of journey times, mileage and hours worked; undertakes minor repairs and notifies supervisor of any mechanical faults.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Category CE licence (HGV Class 1), preferably clean
  • Driver Qualification card (CPC trained)
  • Relevant experience

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Risk Management

    Risk Management

    Ability to Identify and Anticipate needs

    Ability to Identify and Anticipate needs

    Teamwork

    Teamwork

    Wilson's Country

    Delighting our customers in every respect!

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    Wilson’s Country is the leading potato brand in Ireland. Our commitment to innovation and marketing has positioned us as one of the leaders in the industry, supplying retailers, foodservice and food manufacturers with own label and branded prepack, peeled and convenience potatoes. Potatoes are our passion… Since Angus Wilson started the business from the family farm in the 1980’s we have grown from strength to strength. We now employ over 70 staff who work from our 6 acre site in County Armagh. We are one of the premier potato packers and processors in Ireland. We hold key accounts with many of the leading food retailers in the country.

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    Investment in our premises, our staff and our growers ensures that we offer a quality product and excellent service We strive to make people inspired by potatoes…the poor potato can get a bit of a bad press so that is why we are constantly innovating. We challenge ourselves by evolving our variety portfolio, our packaging, our range and our production processes. We want you to realise how exciting potatoes actually are! By their nature, potatoes are seasonal, meaning we can handle up to 30 different varieties of potatoes in one year. This equates to about 3.5 million individual potatoes per week…now that’s a lot of potatoes! Dealing with such a vast number of spuds means we truly are passionate about potatoes.

    Our benefits

    Retirement Plan and/or Pension

    Employee Development Programs

    Employee Discounts

    Casual dress

    Free Parking

    Open office

    Competitive Salary

    Lorry Driver

    Delighting our customers in every respect!