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Warehouse Operative - North Tawton

Are you looking for a rewarding and successful career in one of the South West’s largest companies?


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 a vacancy for Warehouse Operatives, based at our North Tawton Head Office. This is a fantastic opportunity to continue your career with one of the country’s largest privately owned distribution companies.


We understand that our warehouse teams are the integral part of the business where every day your job role drives the distribution of goods and services to our customers. Gregory Distribution really value their staff and offer a friendly working environment, industry leading training programme and a competitive salary.


The position involves:

To receive and put away finished goods from our customers using MHE, RF scanners and paper based forms in accordance with operating procedures.

To pick and prepare orders for delivery into customer RDC’s using MHE, RF scanners and paper based forms in accordance with operating procedures. During this task you may also be required to make up orders by hand, sort finished goods and separate any non-conforming product. This will involve manual handling for which training will be provided.

To load prepared orders onto vehicles in accordance with operating procedures.

To unload, put away and pick packaging, materials and ingredients from our customer’s external suppliers for storage and distribution to the customer’s production facility.

To respond to telephone requests from customers for packaging and materials.

General housekeeping and upkeep of the warehousing area.


Essential Skills required:

Hold a current counter balance forklift license

Good numeracy skills

Confidence to communicate at all levels

Ability to work under pressure

Working to deadlines

Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative


Why Gregory Distribution?

Salary £19,656pa based on working 42 hours per week, on a 4 on 4 alternating days/nights rota.

Overtime is occasionally available.

Free uniform.

Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.

Pension and sickness scheme*

Leading industry qualifications*

Childcare voucher scheme.

Referral Scheme.

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

Application Form

Personal Details

Are you subject to immigration control?

Have you worked for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard before? If yes, please give details.

Do any of your relatives work for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard?





Qualifications & Training

Do you have a valid UK driving licence?

Please state why you are applying for this position

Career History

Please give details of your last three employers starting with your latest employer.
We will always contact the latest three employers once a job has been accepted.

Date of Employment

Date of Employment

Date of Employment

Interests and Activities


Are you currently registered with a Recruitment Agency?

Have you been registered with a Recruitments Agency in the past 12 months?

Have you worked for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard through a Recruitment Agency in the past 12 months? If yes, please give details.


Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, you are required by law to disclose any or all unspent convictions.

Do you have any previous unspent convictions? If yes, please give details below (including any driving offences).


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