Driver Team Manager - Peterborough & Nottingham
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Multi Drop Driver Team Manager / Team Leader - Peterborough & Nottingham
Location – This role will be balanced between working from home and spending time ‘on site’ at our Peterborough distribution hub based in Brightfield Business, Bakewell Rd, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6XU & our Nottingham distribution hub: Nouvelle Farm, Wysall Rd, Costock, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 6XQ with a requirement to travel further afield as and when needed.
What you’ll be doing…
You’ll be an experienced Driver Team Manager / Team Leader leading a team of multi drop delivery drivers, making sure that our high standards and schedules are always met. Supervising and motivating the team, you’ll make sure that our dedicated drivers time is used effectively, best practice is always achieved, and everyone’s skills grow and develop. You will be responsible for leading drivers across our two hubs in Peterborough & Nottingham, offering leadership and technical expertise to ensure orders are delivered safely.
Drivers are also the face of Riverford for many customers, and you should encourage your team to build relationships and offer great service on the doorstep. This is a hands-on role. Over 50% of your time will be in direct contact with the team, including going out with drivers to offer feedback and support. Experience in a multi drop driving environment is essential to make sure you’re confident in role modelling the technical skills and behaviours of an exceptional delivery driver.
This is a permanent contract working 40 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday. As the Driver Team Manager you’ll need to be available most mornings to meet with the driver team, start and finish times vary but are usually 4am until finish – so, flexibility is required.
Work with us at Riverford, and join a thriving employee-owned business
* Be part of a friendly, inclusive team
* Lots of opportunities to learn, grow, and progress in your career.
* We’ll give you an abundance of free organic fruit and veg, annual profit share- tax free (10% of all our profits are split equally between all co-owners) and a bounty of co-owner benefits to include; 33 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays) and a generous company pension scheme,
More than just a veg box….
Riverford are mad about organic veg. It’s at the core of everything we do. We love to grow it, pack it into boxes, and deliver it to around 90,000 homes across the UK every week.
This takes loads of brilliant people – and working here makes you a ‘co-owner’, since Riverford is employee owned. Success means much more than just profits; we want this to be a place people enjoy coming to work, and a business our co-owners feel proud of!
In 2021, we were delighted to be awarded two-star Best Companies accreditation, recognising Riverford as an ‘outstanding’ place to work
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