Driver's Mate

  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • Thornliebank
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Salary :
  • Competitive + Benefits
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • We’re a team of drinks industry obsessives, driven by supporting the trade – day in and night out. Passion paired with unparalleled industry insight mean we’re always moving forward, collaborating with our customers to understand the needs of their business and to ensure we’re supporting their future growth. We are one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers, supplying drinks to several thousand venues in every part of the UK and every segment of the trade, from luxury hotels and world-class event spaces to local restaurants and community pubs. With over 200 years of on-trade experience behind us, and unique insight into the future of our industry, our experience matters.

    Join our team as a Driver's Mate at one of our regional depots, where you'll embark on daily adventures assisting our Drivers with deliveries to renowned pubs, clubs, hotels, and restaurants throughout the region. In return, you'll receive fantastic benefits and the chance to advance your career in an exciting organisation with bold plans for the future!

    Due to the handling of alcohol, you must meet the minimum age requirement to handle these products and enter customer premises.

    About the role

    • Collaborating closely with our drivers to transport our beverages to various pubs, clubs, bars, and restaurants across the country, where each day brings new experiences.
    • Engaging in a variety of tasks, including map navigation, assisting with loading, and unloading, aiding with tricky manoeuvres, and managing paperwork.
    • Prioritizing safety above all else and maintaining a professional and friendly demeanour with customers.
    • Operating from one of our numerous regional depots, all conveniently located with excellent road access and onsite parking facilities.
    • Interacting with customers to review their delivery orders, ensuring accuracy, addressing any concerns they may have, and resolving issues such as missing items.

    About you

    • The ability to handle heavy lifting.
    • Readiness to take initiative and work effectively as part of a team.
    • Dedication to delivering exceptional customer service.
    • Strong organizational skills and a willingness to acquire new skills.
    • Exceptional numerical and literacy skills
    • Proficiency in utilising hand-held technology for capturing order queries.

    What we provide:

    • Generous salary
    • Additional week's holiday purchase option
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
    • Life Assurance
    • Benefits scheme offering vouchers, discounts, and more.
    • Excellent working environment with opportunities for development

    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

  • Full job description :
  • Driver_s_Mate.docx