Transport Supervisor

Avatar Recruitment Consultancy
From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
29 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Ref: ARC/050 Role: Transport Supervisor Location: Banbury, Oxon Salary: £28k - £32k Status: Permanent An exciting opportunity within a growing organisation is available for a Transport Supervisor to be based at their new distribution in Banbury, Oxon. The role of Transport Supervisor reports to the Logistics Manager and the purpose is to supervise the team of drivers, planning and coordinating transport resources to deliver excellent customer service and utilise the fleet in the most cost effective and efficient way. The Transport Supervisor will organise and manage the team’s daily workload via rotas to agreed targets, plan and organise resources (vehicles and manpower) from one week to one month ahead. Lead and motivate the team members to provide excellent customer service and maintaining high levels of hygiene and vehicle cleanliness. Maintain accurate data systems and information records ensuring the integrity of logistics systems to support the accuracy of information from other areas of the operation. Monitor and communicate performance against agreed plans, including annualised hours and update the Transport Manager on KPI’s. Resolve operational problems, achieving excellent levels of customer service within agreed parameters of cost. Identify and action training requirements for yourself and the team. Carry out safety checks in the area and take corrective actions to comply with H&S. Monitor and follow logistics systems and procedures, including driver’s hours, annualised hours and tacho analysis and reporting. A CPC and HGV Licence, or two years’ experience as a transport supervisor is essential for this role, along with excellent geographical knowledge, best practice of leadership skills and H&S knowledge, plus a good working knowledge of company logistics and operating procedures. Excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills and a passion for quality service is key to this role, along with the ability to think logically with honesty and integrity. Career progression within this fast paced organisation is available to the right candidate. This job was originally posted as