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Careers with us


Trainee Multi Drop Drivers - Shepton Mallet

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 THREE vacancies for Trainee Multi Drop LGV Drivers in our Shepton Mallet depot. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your driving career with one of the country’s largest privately owned distribution companies.




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.


Personal Attributes:

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*

Free Uniform.

Pension and sickness scheme.

Buddy scheme.

Career progression.


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

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).


By applying for this vacancy, you consent to us holding and processing your personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) in relation to and in consideration of this application. You also consent to us storing your personal data so that we may from time to time, consider you for and contact you about other suitable positions within our company.