Transport Supervisor (Full time)

We are looking to recruit Full Time Transport Supervisors at our distribution centre in Blairlinn. Pay, working hours & benefits: The hours of work for this role will be either Day or Night shifts between...

We are looking to recruit Full Time Transport Supervisors at our distribution centre in Blairlinn.

Pay, working hours & benefits:

The hours of work for this role will be either Day or Night shifts between the hours of either 6am - 6pm or 6pm - 6am on a 4-on-4-off basis. However, we do require some flexibility in regards shifts as the successful candidate will also be expected to cover sickness / holidays. We will offer a competitive salary of £32,000 DOE.

In addition to your pay you will also benefit from:

- 30 days annual leave (pro-rata).

- Regular breaks during your shift. 

- Full training provided.

- Free canteen facilities.

- 15% staff discount to use in any of our 300+ shops on a great range of food and household essentials.

- A smart uniform and all PPE provided at no cost to you.

- Free life assurance.

- Workplace pension.

As one of our Transport Supervisors you will: 

- Monitor all delivery runs, ensure that drivers are making deliveries on time and communicate with stores regarding any delays.

- Plan loads for the following days’ work, ensuring that kit is used as fully and efficiently as possible.

- Address performance issues or training needs.

- Liaise with the wider team at the depot to ensure that operational requirements are met.

- Issue progress updates to all appropriate persons. Where necessary provide detail regarding usage of kit and confirming that stores have been notified of time changes.

- Maintain ongoing coaching and support for Transport Clerks.

- Providing a safe working environment for all by adhering to H&S procedures and ensuring they are understood and practised by the team.

- Ensuring compliance of Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s) and ensuring the department continuously achieves a high level of customer focus & service.

You will need:

- A friendly, positive, hard working approach to work.

- Experience of working in a Transport environment;

- Knowledge of UK geography and road network;

- Experience of using a WMS;

- A proven track record of cost savings, productivity costs, quality control and error reduction;

- Excellent team building, leadership and motivational skills;

- Ability to communicate in an open and honest manner with the team;

- Flexibility to work various shift patterns in response to customer demand.

- A HGV Licence is desirable not essential.

A bit about us:

Farmfoods are a family business with ambition. We pride ourselves on offering our customers great value, quality products from clean and tidy shops with the friendliest team in retail.

We aim to offer sensational value to customers on a great range of everyday family oriented goods.  We back up our sensational value with a focus on delivering an ‘old fashioned’, genuine and friendly customer experience.

Our Transport Supervisors are the backbone of our distribution operation and are essential to ensuring our shops have everything they need to deliver a great service to our customers.

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