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Driver HGV Class 2

Newrest is looking for a Driver to support its activities in United Kingdom.

Company Overview :

Newrest have recently opened their UK Regional Office and first UK production unit in Colnbrook. This is an exciting time to join our growing team, to build your career and experience. We invest in our staff and grow our talent pool internally.  

Job Summary :

Responsible for delivering the meals and catering to commercial aircraft for food service and catering. Load and unload catering on and off the truck and aircraft in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with airport safety rules, airline requirements and Company Safety procedures. To provide excellent standards of service at all times to maximise client enjoyment of products and to ensure the site and its assets are safe and secure at all times.


  • Ensure Tacho is used for every trip
  • Check your vehicle prior to use at start of shift, including checking your load prior to departure to the airport to ensure it is all present and correct and secure
  • Ensure vehicle is security checked and sealed by authorised person before departing to the airport with specified documentation
  • Drive to the aircraft adhering to DVLS, local and airport rules and or law
  • Drive on to aircraft as per your training, ensuring you do not deviate from it at any point
  • Load aircraft as per the galley plans and adhering to company policy’s
  • Hand over to crew ensuring security paperwork is handed over to crew and the delivery note is signed
  • Return catering to the unit and ensure it is offloaded into the relevant department
  • Any other duties as requested by your manager


  • Must hold a current Class C licence, Class 2 HGV licence
  • Minimum 1 years’ driving experience in catering (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills, with a customer centred approach to service Delivery
  • Good numeracy
  • Customer service focus
  • Good team work skills
  • Operational awareness, understand of HACCP, COSHH, DVLA requirements and any other vehicle requirements as specified by your manager
  • Self-motivation, commitment and enthusiasm and the ability to work calmly under pressure
  • The ability to be an effective ambassador for the organisation at all times and whilst wearing uniform off duty

Benefits and Perks :

  • Salary £28,000 per annum, plus overtime.
  • Uniform, free company paid meals, free parking

CONTRACT : Permanent contract – Starting date as soon as possible

LOCATION : Position located in Colnbrook – United Kingdom

SALARY : Depending on experience and profile

Newrest, a specialist in out-of-home food service, is the only major catering company active in all catering and related hospitality segments: airline catering, buy-on-board, duty-free on board, contract catering, remote site and support services, rail catering, airport and motorway retail concession.

With 2016 revenues under management of 1,693.6 M€ and more than 29,500 employees world-wide in 48 countries, Newrest offers career opportunities in France and abroad within a Group that is constantly looking for new talents for our numerous subsidiaries spread out on five continents. Join Newrest to participate in an exciting entrepreneurial adventure offering unique career opportunities.

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