Are you looking for a rewarding and successful career? Fancy working from a mobile office, with a different view every day?
Have you ever considered training to be a LGV Driver…?
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 TWO vacancies for Trainee Milk Tank Drivers based at our Wickham depot. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your driving career with one of the country’s largest privately owned distribution companies.
DUE TO LICENCING LAWS YOU MUST BE 18 OR OVER TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY.
The position involves:
Loading/unloading of vehicle.
Planning route on a day to day basis.
Dealing with customers face to face and over the phone.
Keeping in regular contact with the transport team for updates on progress and managing our customers’ expectations.
Attending regular training sessions.
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PROVISIONAL LGV CAT C LICENCE - you can apply on the DVLA website requesting forms D2 and D4, please go to www.gov.uk/dvlaforms
Be able to attend an Assessment Day on 2nd May in Shepton Mallet.
Be passionate about providing excellent customer service.
Working to deadlines.
Confident, polite and a team player.
Good geographical knowledge.
Willing to complete coursework as part of your training – Level 2 Apprenticeship in Driving Goods Vehicles.
Due to the nature of the role applicants must be fit, flexible, hardworking and self-motivated.
Why Gregory Distribution?
Competitive starting salary of £7.83ph with a pay rise once you have passed your test*
Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.
Leading industry qualifications.
Free Professional LGV training*
Pension and sickness scheme.
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, 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.
Interested applicants should apply via our website www.gdl.uk.com or contact our Recruitment Team in Cullompton on: email: [email protected] or call 0808 168 9048.Note to recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit direct, but we do have a Preferred Supplier List for when we need a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.
Closing Date - 25 April 2018
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?
Do you have a valid UK driving licence?
What level of licence do you possess?
What type of licence do you possess?
What categories of LGV licence do you possess?
Do you hold a Driver CPC qualification card?
When does it expire?
How many hours have you completed towards your next DCPC?
Please give details of your last three employers starting with your latest employer.
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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.
Date of Employment
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Do you have any previous unspent convictions? If yes, please give details below (including any driving offences).