Careers - Operations

Our warehouses are based at both Ilfracombe and Kidlington, where products are picked, packed and loaded onto lorries ready for drivers to deliver goods to customers via our multi-temperature fleet. Our “Warehouse 2 Wheels” initiative provides opportunity and support for individuals wanting to progress their career within the company.

Drivers: 7.5t and Class 2

Based:                                  Ilfracombe, Devon             

Accountable to:                Customer Fulfilment Manager

Job Type:                             Full time

Contract:                             Permanent

Salary:                                  Up to £30,000 (Class 2), Up to £28,000 (7.5t)

About Savona

Savona services 20 counties across the South East, South West and Central England, delivering in our fleet of 50+ multi-temperature vehicles to the hospitality, education, care, contract catering and leisure sectors. We are a modern brand, on a mission to provide excellent customer service with the values we hold dear. Employing around 160 staff, we have two locations: Kidlington in Oxford and Ilfracombe in Devon.

The Role

The purpose of this key role in the business is to delivery food and non-food products to our customers across the South West, in multi-temperature vehicles.

No Sunday working.

Person Specification
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

This requires a self-motivated individual. Driving experience preferred.

  • Good Communicator
  • Attention detail, methodical and thorough
  • Able to adhere to processes
  • Able to build productive working relationships with staff and peers

Employee Benefits

Competitive Salary

Reward and recognition scheme

Long service awards

Company Pension scheme

Death in service benefit

Employee Assistance Programme

Access to discounted food

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV to our Customer Fulfilment Manager, For an informal discussion about the role, please call him on 01271 862569.

Warehouse Operatives – Night Shift

Location: Ilfracombe, Devon
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Upon successful completion of a 3 month probationary period a £500 bonus will be paid
  • We also offer a successful “Warehouse 2 Wheels Scheme”, where if you are suitable we can offer HGV training and upon completion transfer to our transport department when a position becomes available

Hours: 21:00 – 06.00, Sunday to Thursday. Friday’s on a rota basis with overtime paid.

Main duties will include picking, packing and loading of customers orders.

You will need to be physically fit, a team player and be prepared to work hard.

Qualifications and Skills:

Although warehouse experience is preferred, it is not essential. A strong work ethic and pride in the job you do is essential.


Salary: £21,965 per year

PLUS up to £2000 per year potential added earnings to be achieved from fully paid enhanced training in the following areas:

    • Forklift Training
    • Freezer Picking
    • Ambient & Chilled Picking
    • Administrative support

As a Savona Foodservice employee you will also receive the following benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

To apply please send your CV to Dean Wilkins:

We're a modern brand...

…On a mission to provide excellent customer experience with the values we hold dear.

  • We care passionately about quality of service, our staff and our partners
  • We’re independent, and not afraid to do things differently
  • We believe in an honest price-value relationship
  • We love our environment, and set ourselves high sustainability targets