Gregory Distribution

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.

If you have recently applied for a vacancy via our website and have not heard back from us, please contact our recruitment team.

Contact us: Freephone 0808 168 9048 or recruitment@gdl.uk.com

Gregory Distribution Medina Dairy Limited Bristol, Whitchurch Road, Bishopsworth, Bristol, United Kingdom
11/01/2018
Full time
Apprentice Drivers - Medina Milk 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 a Trainee Milk Tank Drivers based at our client site, Medina. 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 YOUR PROVISIONAL LICENCE.   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: 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 £7.50ph with a pay rise once you have passed your test* YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PROVISIONAL CAT C LICENCE. 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 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. 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. Closing Date - 22 January 2018
Gregory Distribution Minworth, United Kingdom
11/01/2018
Full time
Driver Trainer - Minworth At Gregory Distribution Ltd (GDL), as a result of continued growth, we have a vacancy for a LGV Driver Trainer based in our Minworth Depot. This is an exciting opportunity to make your own within the GDL business. Reporting to the Operational Training Manager based in Cullompton, you will work closely with Transport Managers, Supervisors and Drivers to assess, train and monitor drivers who are being recruited into or are employed by the company.   The position involves: Carrying out driving assessments on all potential new drivers at interview stage. Deliver the Driver Certificate of Competence (DCPC) including the induction of all new drivers. Deliver DCPC and refresher training on; Defensive and fuel economy driving. Customer care and paperwork. EU and UK driver’s hours and tachograph regulations. Driver procedures. Health and safety and safe systems of work. Specialist equipment. Road Transport working time regulations. Vehicle telematics and other on-board systems. The Driver Trainer/Assessor must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the transport industry/driving instructional skills, which give confidence to those they will be assessing/training. Carrying out periodic assessments of all drivers and identifying training needs, this will involve travelling to a variety of sites. Ensure good communication and working relationships with drivers and managers are maintained. Maintain robust and accurate training records. Providing support to recruitment events and occasional out of hours training activities.   Essential Skills required: Training and assessing experience preferably within a Logistics environment. Hold or be working towards a recognised LGV training or assessment qualification. At least 3 years LGV CE driving licence. Computer literacy – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Transport legislation, safe and fuel efficient driving theory. Good interpersonal skills, confident, able to work on own initiative and as part of team. Effective communicator, with the ability to develop internal and external relationships. Able to work flexible hours, with ability to work weekends as and when required   Desirable Skills required: DSA registered LGV Instructor – Fork lift instructor Teaching qualification (PTTLS or above.   Why Gregory Distribution? Starting Salary of £28,625 Dependant on Experience. Hours of work are 48 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Free DCPC training during your employment* 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, 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 - 29 January 2018