Are you looking for a rewarding and successful career? Do you enjoy working set days?
If you have answered "Yes" to the above then this could be the career for you.
At Gregory Distribution, due to expansion we currently have vacancies for a LGV CE Shunter based at our Shepton Mallet Depot. This is a fantastic opportunity to continue your driving career with one of the country’s largest privately owned distribution companies.
The position involves:
Shunting of trailers between warehouses, local customer sites and the main freight centre yard, to enable loading/unloading of vehicles.
Liaising with the transport office and providing information on trailers parked in the yard. This will include safety checks and load status.
Carry out local collections and deliveries as and when required.
Ensuring that deliveries are made on-time
Managing the external pallet storage area including unloading, loading and sorting of pallets.
Planning route on a day to day basis
Dealing with customers face to face and over the phone and providing a high level of customer service.
To hold a Class 1 CE Licence.
Be passionate about providing excellent customer service.
Working to deadlines.
Confident, polite and a team player.
Desirable to hold a current DCPC Card and Digital Tachograph Driver Card.
Good geographical knowledge.
Due to the nature of the role applicants must be fit, flexible, hardworking and self-motivated.
Why Gregory Distribution?
Salary £24,852 based on 48hpw working Monday to Friday plus 1 in 5 Saturdays on a rota basis.
Overtime occasionally available.
Free DCPC training during your employment*
Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.
Pension and sickness scheme*
Leading industry qualifications*
Childcare voucher scheme.
Mobile phone discounts*
Strong culture of team work.
Who we are?
With 32 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.
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, Willand, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth.
So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy.
Closing Date - 19 March 2018
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