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  • 25 Mar, 2020
  • Industries:- Warehouse and Logistics
  • Bilston, West Midlands

We are currently recruiting for a leading retail logistics distributor based in Bilston - WV14

Job Title: Transport Team Manager

Department/Location: Retail Supply Chain - Bilston WV14

Reports to: Operations Manager

Contract type: 6 Month Contract

Salary: £23,000 pa pro rata

About the role

As a Transport Team Manager you will ensure deliveries arrive at store on time and in a safe, compliant manner.

Ensure the delivery schedule is resourced to meet agreed requirements and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) by providing effective management, control of processes, good communication, great leadership and motivation, and training and development.

As a Transport Team Manager your duties will consist of:

  • Direct the daily activity to ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment for colleagues
  • Implement the daily schedule as issued by the Transport Planning Managers
  • Day to day management of driver colleagues
  • Delivery of Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Plan, manage and adjust staffing levels to meet operational requirements
  • Manage attendance in line with company process and hold relevant meetings within timescale
  • Manage any disciplinary/grievance issues that arise as per the Union/Company agreement, liaising with senior managers and HR department for clarification and support
  • Carry out new starter colleague probation reviews
  • Celebrate and recognise success of the team by using Colleague of The Month or regular feedback sessions to advise colleagues on how they are doing
  • Ensure Company policies and Standard Operating Procedures are communicated, implemented and enforced where appropriate
  • Strong knowledge of Transport operations and legislation
  • Previous Management experience
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Requirements
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good verbal and numerical skills
  • Effective everyday conversations to support team performance and development
  • Analyse data and information, establish root cause and put in place corrective action
  • Use knowledge to identify opportunities to improve operation and efficiencies and engage and support colleagues to help them deliver
  • Support change by sharing ideas and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Capable of coping with significant change and a fast-paced environment

About our client:

  • The biggest single price discount retailer in Europe, providing customers with amazing value and are part of the Steinhoff UK retail group. Serving 7 million customers a week in their stores
  • Offering a wide range of branded and own label products at amazing everyday value

If you have transport management / supervisory experience please please submit your CV to be considered for an immediate interview



About job

Job Reference: DANIPOUND11111_1585165038
Salary: Up to £23000 per annum
Salary Hourly:
Salary From: £23000
Salary To: £23000
Job Industries: Warehouse and Logistics
Job Locations: Bilston, West Midlands
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Supervisor, Team, transport, Manager

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