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"The Payroll department not only deal with the on-going payroll processing of the Appleby Westward staff," (says Jo Hounsell, Appleby Westward's HR Director) they also work with a large number of our retailers who outsource their payroll to Appleby Westward'.


LGV Class 1 Driver

Employment opportunities

LGV Class 1 Driver

Grade 1a + Benefits

Friday to Tuesday - AM Shift
48 hours per week
Over a 17 week reference period

There has never been a more exciting time to work for Appleby Westward Group Limited. With a growing brand and established Company in wholesale/retail, we need dedicated people to join our team as we continue to expand throughout our territory.

We are committed to providing training and development, supportive working environments and scope for progression.

The Role:

Based in the depot, this role is responsible for the delivery of ambient goods to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of retailers’ orders, paying particular attention to route departure times and vehicle load capacities. This role involves ‘multi-drop’ deliveries, night-trunking to our Chilled and Frozen depot at Cullompton and loading of vehicles. The successful applicant will also be expected to ‘handball’ some deliveries into store on a regular basis.

Applicants should have:

Full clean valid LGV C + E driving licence
Driver’s full CPC qualification and digi card
Experience in driving rigid vehicles with drawbar trailers
Must have a smart appearance as this role is customer facing
Flexibility and good timekeeping is essential, as rounds could change at short notice to meet the operational needs of the business
You will be required to assist in the loading of vehicles as and when required
The ability to adhere to stringent Health and Safety guidelines

If you feel that you have the right attributes and experience to apply for this role then please send your CV, with a covering letter to:-

HR Department - Appleby Westward Group Limited
Forge Lane,
Moorlands Trading Estate,
PL12 6LX.

or by e-mail in Microsoft Word .Doc format to:


Closing date for applications to be received by is: Fri 16th March 2018

Benefits of working at Appleby Westward

At Appleby Westward our people are trained to deliver a quality service to our Retail customers. If you feel you could contribute to the success of our business, we should be pleased to hear from you.

Detailed below is a list of benefits we offer to our employees:-

  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Occupational Health Screening
  • Health Insurance
  • Incremental Holiday Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Staff Shop
  • Employee Social Events
  • Annual Flu Jabs
  • Counselling Service
  • Protective Clothing
  • HGV & Fork Lift Medicals
  • Training (Investor In People)
  • Suggestion Scheme
  • Subsidised Canteen

How to apply for a position at Appleby Westward.

To apply for a current vacancy or make a speculative enquiry, please send your cv or download and complete the Application Form below and send it to:

Appleby Westward Group Limited

Forge Lane
Moorlands Trading Estate
PL12 6LX

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