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Working at Brakes

What we do


Your local pub, your favourite restaurant, your children’s schools all have one thing in common – Brakes. There are a lot of hungry mouths to feed out there and every day we deliver 1.5 million products from our fleet of 2000 trucks to thousands of restaurants, pubs, hotels, schools, hospitals and care homes in every corner of the UK. Our customers count on us for exceptional food and service, and as our response to Covid-19 proved, our 6,000-strong workforce is dedicated and proud to play their part in feeding the nation. We’re growing and we’re always on the lookout for people who share our big appetite for success. 

Here at Brakes, we have a simple mission – to be our customers' most valued and trusted business partner.  And as we have been serving chefs across the food industry for over 60 years, with a business built on quality, reliability, innovation and trust, it’s no surprise that we know we’re doing.   

And with a culture where everyone works together as one team to be the best we can be, with a real focus on our brilliant people, there is no doubt that we have the right ingredients to make your career a successful one.  So whether you are interested in driving, warehouse operations, logistics and supply chain, finance, food, sales or administration we’ll have the right opportunity for you.

Working at Brakes centres around our Values and we live and breathe them in all that we do.  If you share them, you’ll love working for us!  Our values are:

  • Integrity - Committed to doing the right thing
  • Inclusiveness - Creating an open, diverse and respectful environment
  • Excellence - In everything we do
  • Teamwork - Working as one to help our customers succeed
  • Responsibility - to our customers, colleagues, shareholders and communities

If you’re looking for development we can help you achieve your aspirations. We have clear career paths and learning programmes which will support you at every step of the way.  We also have a whole range of Apprenticeships and a Graduate Programme so there really is something for you at every level of your career whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional.  And being part of Sysco – the Global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products; the opportunities really are endless. 

Start your journey today…. 

To be our customers' most valued and trusted business partner

What you'll get

  • Career progressionWe have development plans and programmes for everyone!
  • Company cultureGreat team ethos and working environment :-)
  • Corporate social responsibilityMeals & More charity, sustainable sourcing, green fuel
  • Work environment & equipmentFree parking and subsidised cafes, new lorries, innovation kitchen
  • FinancialPension, recognition rewards, denplan plus much more
  • Learning & developmentWarehouse to Wheels programme to train up new drivers!
  • Food & drinkSubsidised Cafes and product tasting events - yum!
  • Equality & diversityOpportunity for all
  • Deals & discountsDiscounts on Brakes products and in many restaurants and retail shops
  • Holiday & travelExcellent holiday allowance and option to purchase more

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