Transport Supervisor (Nights) - Swale

Ref: 503 Date Posted: Friday 17 Jun 2022
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client based in Teynham, Kent for a Night Transport Supervisor 

The role entails:

  • To ensure that all elements of the job are communicated effectively to all personnel especially drivers and sub-contractors.
  • 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 assist in the control of equipment ensuring that customer requirements are met and recorded.
  • To monitor RDC performances
  • To liaise with customers regarding present or future developments
  • To support and if necessary covering the Operations Manager in meetings or customer reviews
  • To ensure that all vehicle and trailer services are completed on time
  • To ensure Enterprise 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
  • To make appropriate changes to the plan based on changes within the operation

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience 

  • Experience of supervising workloads within a distribution/transport environment or similar
  • A sound understanding of vehicle planning within a transport environment or similar
  • Knowledge and experience of FMCG environment
  • Sound Geographical Knowledge
  • Basic understanding of driver’s hours regulations/Tachograph law
  • Able to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to work
  • Written and verbal communication Initiative and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel 
  • Raising others’ capability
  • Thoroughness/attention to detail

The salary for this position is £36,398 

The shifts are Wednesday - Saturday 19:00 - 07:00