Driver Porter

Job Description

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Free meals
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families

Rocket Food is a leading provider of gourmet catering solutions, specializing in creating exceptional dining experiences for high-profile events, private parties, and corporate functions.

Rocket's reputation as London's leading caterer is founded on exceptional food, industry-leading creativity, and faultless service. From standout food stalls to fine dining, the team are experts at elevating every event, wedding and party into something personal and unforgettable.

Included in Tatler's 2022 Wedding Guide as the luxury caterer replied upon by the great and glamorous of London , we are accredited at over 45 of the most prestigious venues from the V&A to the Natural History Museum and for the past 24 years have been the go-to caterer for luxury events. Under the Rocket umbrella we also have Formula 1 contracts, the high-end canapé delivery service, Pocket Rocket, and our new office catering service, Made by Rocket.

What we're looking for:

A reliable and dedicated Driver Porter to join our dynamic team. As a Driver Porter, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our catering services by facilitating the efficient transportation of culinary delights and equipment to various event locations. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced environment and contribute to delivering exceptional dining experiences to our discerning clientele.

What you'll do:

1. Safe Transportation: Safely and responsibly operate company vehicles to transport food, beverages, equipment, and supplies to event venues, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to traffic regulations.

2. Loading and Unloading: Assist in the loading and unloading of catering materials, including food trays, beverage dispensers, serving utensils, and decor items, while maintaining their integrity and presentation.

3. Inventory Management: Maintain accurate records of inventory levels, ensuring that all items are accounted for before and after each event, and report any discrepancies to the appropriate personnel.

4. Vehicle Maintenance: Perform routine inspections and maintenance checks on company vehicles to ensure they are in good working condition, including monitoring fuel levels, tire pressure, and cleanliness.

5. Customer Service: Provide friendly and professional customer service when interacting with clients, venue staff, and other stakeholders, representing the company positively and courteously.

6. Problem Solving: Proactively identify and address any logistical challenges or issues that may arise during transportation or at event sites, seeking solutions in collaboration with team members and supervisors.

7. Adherence to Health and Safety Standards: Follow established health and safety protocols and guidelines to ensure the wellbeing of yourself, your colleagues, and our clients, particularly regarding food handling and vehicle operation.

Qualifications:

Full valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Previous experience in driving commercial vehicles preferred.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities.

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Physical stamina and strength to lift and carry heavy objects