Transport Supervisor

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Transport Supervisor

Location:
Warwickshire

Salary:
£31,338 + £2,000 night allowance

Date Posted:
March 2024

Job Family:
transportation

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Company Description

Warrens (Part of the Culina Group) provides baked goods transport and warehouse services and has a trusted reputation for customer care, flexibility, speed and responsiveness.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive… A place where you’re valued, challenged, and inspired!

Job Description

Warrens are looking for an experienced Transport professional to supervise the operation based at our central Rugby hub. This role will oversee the transport plans, meet customer demand and supervise transport planners to achieve SLA’s.

Shift: 4 on 4 off Nights 18:00 – 06:00

Salary: £31,338 + £2,000 night allowance

Main Responsibilities & Objectives:

  • Effectively manage and plan driver and vehicle resources to achieve delivery/collection times and client SLA’s.
  • Liaising with the shunting operation covering pre loading and unloading operation.
  • Ensuring that service levels are achieved and maintained, in conjunction with other departments.
  • Optimising resources and adhering to WTD and drivers’ hours legislation.
  • Using the Driver rota, planning runs according to shift pattern and available hours, taking into account holidays and sickness.
  • Controlling equipment through sign in/sign out procedure.
  • Ensuring legal compliance regarding any defects, services, MOT’s, etc.
  • Investigate all incidents of fleet damage, RTI’s, HPNM’s and escalate to line managers for further support.
  • Carrying out disciplinary hearings, return to work meetings, substance misuse procedure, etc.
  • Ensuring any risk assessments at the depot are organised and carried out accordingly.
  • Ensuring all accidents/incidents/near misses are logged and reported in line with company procedures.
  • Maintaining clear and effective communication with drivers, communicating accurate start times, load information, directions, additional shifts, etc.
  • Ensuring adherence to all statutory and legal requirements, adhering to all health & safety/ safe systems of work.
  • Pre Brief and Debrief of all drivers ensuring company standards are maintained and adhered to.

Qualifications

  • Significant knowledge & experience of tachograph/ driving rules and regulations.
  • CPC National desirable but not essential.
  • Previous management/ supervisory experience.
  • Planning and organising skills, high level of numeracy.
  • Negotiating skills, ability to influence and steer.
  • The ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
  • Have knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers’ hours.
  • Significant transport experience in FMCG environment.

Additional Information

As part of our drive to make Warrens a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave – Competitive holiday entitlement of 20 Days including bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme – we want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirement so we offer a great contribution of 4% employee and 4% employer.
  • Life Assurance –  x2 your annual salary.
  • Wellness – Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses.
  • Reward & Recognition – We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via Employee of the month and year, special recognition and long service awards.
  • Everyday discounts – via our benefit platform you will have access to over 50 retailer discounts for everyday savings!

If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!

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