HGV Driver / Loader

10.87 - 10.87 GBP Hourly + GBP10.87/hour
30 Sep 2019
28 Oct 2019
Contract Type
About the company

Gate Gourmet is the world's largest independent provider of catering services for airlines and are the core business behind gategroup, whose eleven associated brands offer customers a comprehensive scope of products and services for virtually any on-board need. We provide more than 200 million meals a year to our 270-plus customers at some 120 airport locations around the globe

Scope of the role

We are currently looking for Driver / Loader to join our team at Newcastle.

The primary function of this role is to undertake the delivery, offloading and loading of catering uplifts to various aircraft at Bristol airport and when necessary handover the flights to the airline crew. This role is customer facing and requires good communication skills and a professional image. It involves food and equipment handling in a secure environment where compliance with procedures is mandatory. The flexibility to work shifts covering early morning, late shift and nights is required..

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Driving HGV 15 - 18 tonne company liveried vehicles in a secure & controlled environment
Carrying out legal checks of vehicles prior to use
Loading and unloading catering uplifts to aircraft
Liaison with customer flight crew and working in collaboration with other ground handling suppliers
Maintaining the cleanliness and tidiness of the vehicle
Adhering to all Road Traffic Acts and additional Airport By- laws
Additional duties such as Bar and stores packing or search and sealing will be a daily requirement
Plus any additional warehouse dutiesQualifications and Experience


Educated to High School level.

Work Experience

HGV experience desirable.
Airport Airside Driving an advantage

Skills & Knowledge

Road Traffic Act
Driving LGV 15-18 tonne vehicles, vans and cars.
Digital Tachograph knowledge and possession of a digital tachograph card.
Clean Driving Licence. However up to 3 points will be considered.
Driver CPC qualification essential.Salary/ Shift Pattern

Shift pattern : 7 days per week 4 on 2 off (may change to facilitate operational requirements)
Shift Times : Currently 6 hour early shifts (Apply online only) (may change to facilitate operational requirements)
25 hours per week