With 23 sites across Engand, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK.
As our company continues to grow, so does the number of locations we operate in. Whilst we will have opportunities across the UK for apprentices through to LGV Drivers, our main depots are located in North Tawton, Cullompton, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth.
So, if you have the drive to be the best and want to be part of a flourishing and ambitious company, have a look through our vacancies to see where you could join our winning team.
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At Gregory Distribution Ltd, due to expansion we are currently seeking a Milk Supervisor in our busy Wickham depot.
The position involves:
To ensure that all vehicles and drivers under your supervision are routed effectively to maximise their utilisation at all times, maintaining service levels to Customer and GDL requirements, whilst keeping control over associated costs.
To ensure that tankers operated from Wickham are, at all times, presented in a clean and tidy condition.
To ensure that drivers under your control are, at all times, dressed in accordance with company guidelines.
To ensure that vehicles, drivers and trailers operating from Wickham are operating in compliance with statutory obligations regarding Law and Health & Safety.
To ensure that GDL and Customers' paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.
To ensure that industrial relations are maintained and that local disputes are dealt with quickly and, where out of your control, ensure that your Senior Manager is aware of the situation.
Be responsible for the first level of disciplinary procedures to be taken against one of the staff under your supervision.
To ensure that customer hygiene requirements are followed and achieved.
To answer the telephone in a courteous manner, dealing quickly with questions that are raised either by the customer or Senior GDL Management.
Maintain good working relationships with, and between, drivers and customers (including farmers) to ensure that any problems arising are handled amicably and through correct channels.
Assist in the recruitment of drivers, ensuring that they are properly inducted and trained in operating procedures.
Route planning of ex-farm vehicles
Essential Skills required:
Previous experience of working within the milk collection environment is essential.
Leadership skills are essential as you will be managing a busy team.
Previous customer service experience essential, over the telephone and on email.
Attention to detail.
Ability to communicate at all levels.
Excellent organisational skills and prioritising workload.
Working to deadlines.
Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
Why Gregory Distribution?
Starting salary of £30,000 - £32,000 per annum.
Working week – Monday – Friday 0800 – 1800hrs
Opportunity to develop your career within an expanding business.
Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.
Pension and sickness scheme.
Childcare voucher scheme.
Free parking on site.
Strong culture of team work.
Who we are?
With 23 sites across England, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK.
So if you have the drive to be the best and want to develop your existing skills within our growing business, apply now for this vacancy.
Closing Date - 09 October 2017