Matus Turan

Current Role: Warehouse Service Coordinator

Location: Reading Distribution Centre

Joined Tesco: March 2016


Read Matus's story

I used to work in a small company back in my home country, Slovakia and my brother in-law said I should come over and work for one of the biggest depots in Europe. It was the best decision I’ve ever made.

It’s great working for such a passionate team, I’m learning something new every day and developing my own skills operationally and with people.

And, being able to work night shifts is great, as I can easily balance my work life with my home life. When I wake up I have the day to myself and I always make the most of the time off. 

The biggest benefit for me are the opportunities available and the chance to get on in my career.

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“My manager inspires me to come to work.”

The opportunities for self-development, coupled with support from colleagues and managers are among the reasons I love my job so much. My career has developed rapidly, from starting as an assembler/loader, to then becoming a trainer and working with new people. I am now a service coordinator managing different departments in the distribution centre.

It feels more like being part of a family than just a team, from the moment I started on my first day to where I am now.

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“There are so many opportunities to develop and learn.”

In my spare time I love to travel, and have been lucky enough to have visited most of Europe. Day by day I enjoy reading good books, going to the cinema and self-learning. My Tesco Colleague Clubcard means I get loads of vouchers and money off for cinema tickets which both myself and my wife enjoy.

The one thing I will always say about Tesco is that if you want to get on and develop the opportunities are here for you. You just need to want it.

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