HGV Driver

We are currently looking to recruit HGV Drivers based at our site in Wigan. This will involve deliveries to all major UK supermarket RDC’s that we service, using our dedicated fleet which involves single and double deck trailers, with the vast majority being bay to bay work.

Candidates must have:

  • A valid C+E Licence
  • A valid digital tachograph
  • An up to date DQC
  • Minimum 2 years driving experience

In return, you can expect from us:

  • Average salary £43,000 – Potential to earn £55,000+  ( HGV driver roles are a hourly rate and  weekly paid)
  • Overtime paid after 10 hours per shift   £19.50 for overtime 
  • £13 per hour
  • Night out allowance paid at £26.20 (Tax free)
  • Weekend premium (£42 per day)
  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week
  • Fully funded DCPC training
  • Company Pension
  • Modern, well maintained fleet (With new tractor units coming in 2022)

Shift -

Friday - Sunday 

Friday - Monday 

Start times vary between 0001 – 1100, but will be discussed in greater detail at interview.

Bakkavor specialise in making and developing private label prepared foods for the top global grocery retailers and well-known international food service operators. As a company we now supply over 5,000 products to the world's largest retailers.

As a leading manufacturer of fresh prepared foods in the UK and the only fresh prepared foods company to trade on an international scale, Bakkavor is always looking for talented individuals who have a can-do attitude and want to make a difference. We encourage personal initiative and empower our people to make things happen. Our approach is relaxed and our culture is highly service-orientated.


Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Manufacturing

Wigan, GB

Date:  20-Jun-2022