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Transport Supervisor - Class 2 License

Transport Supervisor
£22-24,000 dependent on experience
Monday to Friday 6am to 3pm
South Bolton

The Candidate

You will have the following skills, experiences and attributes…

  • Experience of working as a Transport Supervisor or similar.
  • You must have a Class 2 license and Driver CPC.
  • The ability to manage performance and quality through self and own teams, striving for ongoing success, pushing boundaries and challenging day to day obstacles.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral and presentational skills as well as excellent writing skills.
  • A motivated self-starter, capable of both working in a team as well as alone.
  • Good self-motivation, time management and personal target-setting skills.
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Manages own workload/area of responsibility for self and the team.

The Role

Your main roles and responsibilities will include…

  • Management of a fleet of circa 30 vehicles including 18t, 7.5t, vans etc.
  • Supervising a team of 20-30 staff.
  • To be responsible for the co-ordination of daily transport routes and planning, ensuring maximum vehicle utilisation and load consolidation as required.
  • Responsible for daily backhaul schedules and driver's paperwork.
  • To debrief drivers on a daily basis, creating reports of all activity undertaken and acting on any issues raised.
  • Ensure all drivers adhere to drivers hour and working time directive legislation and signed records are kept to verify that any transgressions have been communicated to drivers in question.
  • To be an active member of the team ensuring support and co-operation is given to other members to assist achievement of distribution objectives.
  • Be willing to drive HGV’s as required.
  • To develop your team in order to maintain effectiveness in their roles.
  • To be aware of the Health and Safety requirements and other company policies in respect of Health and Safety issues.

    To be an effective role model in this area.

The Company

Our client is currently looking to recruit a Transport Supervisor for their operation in South Bolton.

The company is enjoying sustained growth and are therefore looking for enthusiastic individuals who will share in their desire to grow and progress.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and successful company.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £22k - 24k per year
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: Steven Jakara
  • Tel: the 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SJTSBOL
  • Posted: 2016-08-30 14:51:00 -

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