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Drayman

City:  Chiswick
Department:  Supply Chain
Type of contract:  Permanent - Full-Time

 

Brewing has taken place on the River Thames for more than 350 years and the Griffin Brewery opened there in 1845. Based in Chiswick, West London our Griffin Brewery is London’s oldest continuous working brewery and became part of Asahi UK through acquisition in 2019. It was the first brewery to win the CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain award and has produced a wave of acclaimed ales. Through timeless classics, such as Fuller’s London Pride and an ever evolving portfolio, Fuller’s Griffin Brewery has long championed real ale and British brewing excellence, offering beers to suit all consumer tastes.

 

Asahi UK (AUK), part of Asahi Europe & International Ltd, aims to enrich consumer experiences through innovation, high-quality service and an exceptional portfolio of premium beer, ale and cider brands including, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Asahi Super Dry, Meantime, Fuller’s London Pride and Cornish Orchards. Our aim is to be the leading super premium beer business in the UK, through a brand mix that creates a compelling proposition. At AUK we operate as an end to end business unit responsible for sales, marketing, customer operations, production, supply chain and wholesale operations in the UK & Ireland. For further information, visit www.asahibeer.co.uk

 

Drayman

 

Asahi UK are looking for a Drayman to join our team at our Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, West London.

 

Working with an HGV driver you will be responsible for the safe delivery of goods to Asahi customers. The role requires the loading and unloading of vehicles, ensuring goods are safely secured.

 

Key Accountabilities and Outputs

 

  • Safe loading of vehicles and ensuring load security at all times
  • Delivery of kegs, casks, packaged beer, wines and other products 
  • Ensure excellent customer service levels are delivered and maintained at all times
  • Proactively minimising day to day delivery failures by identifying solutions where required
  • Actively promoting and engaging with new ways of working and Distribution processes
  • Effective day-to-day communication between yourself, line managers and the warehouse teams
  • Complete delivery risk assessments at new and existing accounts
  • This list is not exhaustive and duties may change from time to time

 

Experience, Competence Requirements and Personal Characteristics

 

  • Appreciation for nature of the work, with heavy lifting a key activity of day-to-day work, a key of beer weighs 61 kg and a kiln of beer weighs approximately 100kg. the job could involve delivering up to 250 of these per shift
  • We are looking for a smart and organised individual with a positive attitude who can be an ambassador for Asahi
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Two-man multi drop experience is desirable 

 

We are committed to nurturing a workplace where we celebrate and respect difference, and support everyone to be true to who they are! At Asahi Europe and International we believe you can SHINE AS YOU ARE - no matter your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs.  We want to support you to be courageous in your individuality and to know that whoever you are and whatever your circumstances, you can belong with us without having to conform. 

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