Job details

Driver Operations Manager
Tuscany Park, Wakefield

Job reference: NRD-ALX-004541

Location: Tuscany Park, Wakefield

Closing date: 17/02/2019

Employment type: Permanent/full time

The Recipe:

We’re going on a journey of innovation and continuous improvement and you’ll drive, through the team, safe, efficient and timely delivery of products out to our customers.  We work as part of a family and teamwork is very important to us, you’ll work collaboratively with the Bakery and Distribution management teams on a daily basis. Whilst having your eye on the budget you will be able to manage and maintain a fleet of approx. 50 commercial vehicles in accordance with Company policy, health & safety, statutory and legal requirements.  Most importantly, people are our most precious ingredient, with a team of 76 drivers and 5 Team Managers you’ll be passionate about developing people.

As “Britain’s Best Loved Food Brand” we have been baking bread since 1876.  Today we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,500 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 15 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free.  Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for.  Family and values are what makes us different and we are a proud bunch.  Join us and be proud to be Warburtons.

Essential ingredients:

  • The ability to collaborate with numerous stakeholders across the distribution network
  • An engaging and visible style of leadership
  • You will hold a current & up to date CPC
  • Working knowledge and experience of distribution management, preferably in a multi-drop environment
  • Experience of distribution systems, Operator Licence requirements and road transport  regulations

Extra Dough

  • And last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your bread’s worth;
  • Family time and your time is important to us and we know it will be to you, so you’ll receive five weeks holiday
  • Ongoing personal development either sponsored or supported
  • A slice of the annual profits
  • Award winning pension plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Discount Vouchers / products
  • Benefits for you and your family for example; discounted gym membership, child care vouchers, bike to work scheme


The closing date for this job has now passed.