Role details

Transport Supervisor

Leicestershire   •   £16,000 - £26,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Temp to Perm Transport Supervisor - 4 on 4 off
  • A Leading FMCG Distributor

About Our Client

Our client, a leading FMCG company based in Leicestershire are looking to bring on an additional Transport Supervisor during the Christmas peak.

Job Description

As a Transport Supervisor, you are responsible for ensuring the department achieves the best possible level of service to internal and external customers. You will liaise with drivers and other departments to ensure all loads are routed, loaded and despatched on time. The main criteria for the role is:

  • Communication
  • Process and Administration
  • Daily ownership of the delivery plan
  • To engage with all levels ensuring that operational objectives and KPI's are achieved
  • To respond and resolve to customer queries quickly and effectively
  • Responsible for proactively managing drivers to the daily plan
  • Responsible for ensuring sufficient drivers are in place to meet business needs
  • Managing ad-hoc issues or escalation to the Transport Managers
  • Provide administrative support and cover to the transport team
  • Hold regular briefings with drivers


6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

4 on 4 off

The Successful Applicant

A Transport Supervisor will possess the following skills:

  • Able to demonstrate high level supervisory skills
  • Effective communication ability
  • Takes ownership and demonstrates the ability to deal with complex issues effectively
  • Has the ability to problem solve and apply lateral thinking as appropriate
  • Has the ability to make decisions appropriate to the issue at hand.
  • Has effective planning skills
  • Able to prioritise workloads to meet competing and conflicting demands.
  • Working knowledge of Transport operations legislation
  • Works co-operatively and willingly with others to achieve common objectives
  • People Management can lead and supervise the team effectively
  • Has a sense of urgency and can work at pace diligently to achieve timelines
  • Familiar with working within a high performance atmosphere

What's on Offer

Salary c. £25,000

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