HGV Driver

Job reference: 000390

Closing date: 04/03/2020

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: As required EU working regulation driving

We are currently looking to recruit a driver on a full time, permanent basis at our site in Wingham.

The successful candidate will be responsible for moving grain and TASCC approved products from farms and stores to customers across the UK on a daily basis. This role will involve nights out sleeping in the cab throughout the week.

As our drivers are a key point of contact with our customers, they are crucial to the success of the business. The ideal candidate will adopt a customer-focused approach, taking responsibility and using their initiative to ensure they operate efficiently and represent the company at a high standard.  Full training will be given in all aspects of the job. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full driving licence
  • Class 1 HGV Licence
  • Driver CPC Training

Why work for Frontier?

At Frontier, we believe in rewarding our people for a job well done. As an employee you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary - (Expected earnings between £30,000 & £35,000)
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Salary Exchange Benefits (Holiday Purchase, Cycle to Work)
  • Employee Discounts Programme
  • Life Assurance of 3x Salary
  • 25 Days Holiday (subject to contract)
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Frontier people use their skills, training and expertise for the benefit of customers. Frontier encourages, supports and rewards colleagues who consistently demonstrate its values when dealing with each other and customers.

The company operates a reward and recognition scheme built around celebrating colleagues who demonstrate exceptional performance as measured against the company values.

Frontier is proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces as measured by the Great Place to Work Institute. The Great Place to Work compares companies in over 45 countries worldwide and benchmarks the feedback from more than 10 million employees who take part in its surveys.

In 2019 Frontier was ranked 18th best large workplace in the UK. The Great Place to Work programme measures company culture based on trust, behaviours and the environment, as these factors underpin the world’s most desirable workplaces and successful businesses.

About Frontier 

“Frontier is about working hard, working together and enjoying the success that comes from that” Mark Aitchison, Managing Director

Frontier Agriculture is the UK's leading crop production and grain marketing business, recognised for its close customer relationships with farmers and grain consumers and its successful management of the whole arable supply chain. 

Formed in 2005, Frontier is a joint venture between Associated British Foods and Cargill plc and now turns over around £1.5 billion per annum. Frontier has 44 sites across the UK and employs more than 1,100 colleagues.  Frontier’s main offices are in Perth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Cranswick, Witham St Hughs, Diss, Sandy, Andover and Ross-on-Wye.

Operating across all aspects of arable crop production and grain marketing, Frontier supplies seed, crop protection products and fertiliser to farmers, as well as providing specialist agronomy advice through our team of 160 agronomists. Frontier's grain marketing business has well-established contracts with the UK's key grain consumers, giving our farmer customers unrivalled access to end markets. Frontier has a number of divisions providing additional specialist advice to growers. These include SOYL precision crop production and Kings who are experts on game cover, conservation crops, green cover and forage crops.  

Frontier’s values are integrity, customer focus and expertise. This means choosing to do the right thing for customers, colleagues and ourselves and collaborating to put the customer at the heart of everything we do.


The closing date for this job has now passed.