Role details

Transport Supervisor

Sevenoaks   •   £26,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity within a fast paced distribution environment.
  • Based in the Sevenoaks area.

About Our Client

Our client are a food distribution business based in the Sevenoaks area.

Job Description

The Transport Supervisor will be responsible for leading the traffic department ensuring the planning of resources, managing vehicle utilisation and ensuring Drivers are given clear and precise instructions. They will ensure that all service levels are met cost effectively and within the constraints of the driver's hours and Health and Safety regulations.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all elements of the job are communicated effectively to all personnel especially drivers and sub-contractors.
  • To plan the effective utilisation of drivers, vehicles, sub-contractors and agency drivers.
  • To ensure that people under your control work within a safe environment and follow drivers hours regulations when driving
  • Close liaison with fellow team members and management to discuss efficiencies and agreed operational practises.
  • To liase with customers regarding present or future developments
  • To ensure that all vehicle and trailer services are completed on time
  • To ensure completed daily and all trips fully resourced on a daily basis
  • To undertake additional tasks/duties as may be required by management from time to time

The Successful Applicant

The successful Transport Supervisor will have the following:

  • Previous management experience within transport operations.
  • Management CPC is desirable, but not essential.
  • Fleet management experience.
  • A good level of IT literacy.
  • Possess a drive for results.

What's on Offer

A competitive package.

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