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Transport Clerk

Job Reference booker/TP/423661/21700

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Planned Number of Hires:
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Any 5 in 7 days- double days, 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm
Working Hours:
40 hours
Hallwood Ave, Haydock ind. Estate off Millfield Lane ST HELENS
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Ops Support Roles
Business Area:
Booker Distribution

What's in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with 10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly pay day, ie. thirteen times a year. In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Free eye test when you spend £50 or more. You can also save 30% when you spend £50 or more on glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • Exclusive access to discounted RAC breakdown cover rates
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.
  • A great holiday package

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Haydock Distribution Centre in our Transport Department as a Transport Clerk. Our Regional Distribution centres supply our 198 cash and carry sites with all their products including Fresh, Frozen and Ambient stock. 

The successful applicants will be required to work 40 hours per week, working any five from seven days on a double days shift pattern- 6am-2pm,2pm-10pm, so there will be Saturday or Sunday working dependent on rotas. Sunday hours are paid at a premium rate.  

Please note that all candidates will have to undertake a drug and alcohol test as part of the pre-employment tests.

You will be responsible for

  • Holiday cover for other Colleagues within the Transport Team
  • Assisting in making decisions regarding drivers, loads and deliveries
  • Assist dealing with drivers, branches, customers, breakdowns and the VMU – including any issues that arise as a result of these
  • Assist collecting information required and logging it and informing the relevant people
  • Collate, check daily route/delivery point paperwork and assist with any anomalies.
  • Collate, check and provide reports on Vehicle utilisation, drivers hours and other Transport related KPI’s
  • All other legal, health and safety and employee requirements relating to the role
  • Dispatch and de-brief driver's ensuring all required information and paperwork is communicated and issued

You will need

Technical Skills/Knowledge/Experience (Advantageous, but not essential):

  • Knowledge of driver hours, tachograph’s and Working Time Regulations
  • Knowledge of road transport legislation 
  • Admin/clerical experience
  • Good PC skills and organisational skills
  • Advanced Exel Skills
  • Effective communication (both written and verbal) with all parties required


  • Flexible
  • Numerate and literate
  • Positive attitude
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Well-organised
  • Show initiative, resilience and tenacity
  • High Attention to detail

About The Company

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro Wholesale, Booker Retail Partners, Booker Direct and Best Food Logistics. Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*