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Interim Transport Supervisor

  • Job reference: 922857
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: GBP100 - GBP120 per day
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Sector: Transport and Logistics, Transport Supervisors
  • Date posted: 02/12/2018

My global 3PL client is looking to hire an immediately available, interim First Line Manager, to cover a period of long term sickness. The role will be based at their Bedford Depot.

You will report and support the Transport Manager and your shift pattern will be Monday-Friday 6am-2pm.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Day to day management of Depot and Outbase depots with a focus on Quality and Compliance.
  • Monitoring KPI data, identifying trends with a view to improving efficiencies and achieving continuous improvement targets.
  • Quality procedures and documentation are kept in line with Company expectations at all times, this is to include audits and re-training of Teammates.
  • Investigate client complaints and when required, complete deviation reports in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with other Depots or departments within the Company network to ensure operations are satisfactorily completed and also promoting good working relationships to maximise performance.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety of the team, ensuring safe working practices are adhered to at all times e.g. accidents, investigations, risk assessments, audits, daily checks and regular Health and Safety meetings.
  • Monitor drivers hours and ensure Tachograph records are maintained and meeting the legal requirements.
  • Ensure vehicle maintenance schedules are implemented, strictly adhered to and vehicles are presented when scheduled or requested.

You will require the following;

  • Previous traffic office/warehouse practical experience
  • Leadership and people management experience and skills
  • Articulate, numerate and computer literate including the use of Microsoft packages
  • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Able to work within a team and individually
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Good geographical knowledge both locally and nationally
  • Flexible in approach and able to work a rotating shift pattern where required
  • CPC or knowledge of transport legislation

What's on offer?

  • Competitive daily rate
  • Immediate start available

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