Transport Supervisor

Reference

JD-LZ-01

Job Title

Supervisors, Transport Management & related

Salary

£35,000 Per Annum

Benefits

+ Excellent Benefits

Town/City

Somerset

Contract Type

Permanent

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Transport Supervisor

£35k + Excellent Benefits

Somerset

 

Our client is a leading FMCG Distributor who are currently recruiting for a Transport Supervisor to manage their busy distribution operation in Portbury, Somerset on a Monday - Friday basis.

 

Key Accountabilities as Transport Supervisor:

Organise driver workforce, delegate tasks and deal with day to day staffing issues as necessary to ensure adequate staffing and performance levels are maintained so the Transport operation runs smoothly, and customer service requirements are met.Management of the Portbury driver workforce in line with policy including disciplinary, absence management, driver standards etcDay to day point of contact for drivers both out on the road and on debrief.If working in planning function, responsible for routing vehicles across the network in compliance with legal constraints i.e. vehicle weights, WTD, as well as customer requirements.Work collaboratively with the Distribution Team to ensure that all breakdowns and delays are dealt with in a speedy manner, where appropriate liaising with and updating customer services on progress.Lead, develop and motivate direct reports so that they deliver or exceed their objectives and KPI’s, identify future potential and develop in line with business needs.Ensure compliance against, legal, Health and Safety procedures / checks and act on issues as necessary in order to ensure that any issues are identified, rectified, reported and a safe and legally compliant environment is operated at all times whilst constantly improving the safety culture.Work with the Driver Trainer to improve key efficiencies and improve driving standards, safety, driving ability and fuel efficiency.Support and implement ways in which reduce cost and optimise performance.

The Ideal Person for the Transport Supervisor role:

CPC Holder (Certificate of Professional Competence)Previous experience of running HGV Transport operationPrevious experience of managing a driver workforce (e.g. disciplinary, absence management, driver standards)Full understanding of Working Time Directive, Drivers Hours and Operators licensing complianceAbility to communicate well at all levelsExperience of routing and tracking applications

This is a fantastic opportunity – we look forward to your application.

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