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Transport Supervisor

Pontefract, West Yorkshire

£24455 - £26068 per annum

Permanent (Full time)

Are you an excellent multitasker with a passion for customer service? Then this is the role for you. A leading fashion retail brand, Next has a fantastic opportunity for a fulltime and permanent Transport Supervisor to join their team in Elmsall. This role is diverse, and ensures the transport operation runs smoothly, cost effectively and legally across the shift. As a Transport Supervisor, it is essential that you are proactive and customerfocused, as you will be in constant contact with Drivers and the wider warehouse team of staff. You will be actively supervising and coordinating a team of around 18 Drivers, ensuring everyone in your team is allocated the correct route and vehicle, taking into consideration Drivers hours and the vehicle mileage and maintenance schedule. Transport Supervisors ensure that all relevant safety regulations, legal and Company policies are adhered to and that staff are aware of their individual responsibilities to ensure everyones safety at work. You will be despatching Drivers with run sheets, manifests and vehicle check sheets and debriefing Drivers in accordance with Company requirements. In order to avoid disruption to our services, a key element of this role is to ensure all vehicles are maintained according to schedule and are monitored for defects, taking the vehicle off road (VOR) as applicable and arranging prompt repair. As a Transport Supervisor for Next, you are responsible for monitoring accidents/incidents and conducting relevant investigations and ensuring that all paperwork, reports and IT are completed accurately to meet defined deadlines. Keywords: Transport Supervisor Transport Supervisor Warehouse Logistics Distribution Benefits Bonus Scheme Pension Scheme ShareSave Scheme Staff Discount Staff Shop Additional Information This role is 40 hours per week, any 5 days from 7. Working hours are 14:00 22:30, and every 5th week is 13:00 22:30. Essential Skills To succeed in the role of Transport Supervisor, you should have experience of leading a team of 10+ and handling all associated people management related tasks. You will possess excellent communication skills when dealing with colleagues at all levels including when handling difficult situations and be a real team player who thrives in a fastpaced, busy and challenging environment. You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, particularly Microsoft Excel. Desirable Skills Previous experience of working within a similar role in transport is desirable along with good knowledge of Road Transport Regulations. About Company You know Next, but did you know were a FTSE100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. Were the UKs 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear were the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and its now possible to buy online from over 70 countries around the world! So weve gone global!

Posted 22 days ago

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