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Livestock Drivers


  • Ref: NTXER421150
  • Closes: 2019-10-11

Tulip Ltd is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Delivering business success through our people

We are seeking high-quality Class 2 (C) and Class 1 (C&E) Livestock Drivers to join our dedicated in-house transport team based either in Halesworth, Suffolk or in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. The successful candidates will play a crucial part in our expanding business by transporting livestock across the UK. Ideal candidates will be either Class 1 (C+E) or Class 2 (C) drivers with livestock experience and a valid NPTC qualification, with a real commitment to animal welfare. Although livestock experience would be preferred it is not essential as full training and support will be given to the right candidates.

Varying work patterns including day work and tramping, therefore it is important that you are self-motivated and have a flexible and enthusiastic approach. You must hold a valid driver CPC and a valid digital tachograph card, with a good understanding of tachograph legislation and drivers’ working hours.

The successful candidates could earn in excess of £40,000 p.a. , depending upon work patterns and license held, in addition all breaks are paid with an overnight subsistence rate of £30.00 per night, plus all necessary expenses will be reimbursed. A range of other benefits are available.

You will also receive 31 days holiday (including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day). Full uniform and PPE will be supplied, as will be any refresher training as required. For Class 2 (C) drivers, there could be an opportunity for advancement to Class 1 (C+E) licence.

The business is the largest higher welfare pig producer in the UK, working with premium retailers and with a clear focus on customer service and animal welfare. You would be an integral part of a team of over 6,000 people in the UK, helping the business to achieve it’s goals.

Our people really make the difference

• Act with responsibility and integrity

• Are best in class

• Do the right thing

• Share their knowledge

• Support and help others

• Work together & contribute

• Seek out improvements

• Don’t let our customer down

• Are ambitious

• Hold industry recognised qualifications or are interested in obtaining a qualification

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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