Transport Supervisor

  • Location

    Pontefract, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Industrial Driving, Warehousing, Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £10.96 - £11.79 per hour

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

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  • Consultant:

    Imogen Wilson


Location: South Elmsall, near Pontefract (free parking onsite)

Pay: £22,797 - 24,521 per annum (£10.96 - 11.79 per hour) dependent on experience

  • Role 1 = Days: 0600-1430 5 days out of 7
  • Role 2 = Noons:1400-2230 5 days out of 7

Working in the Central Transport Team for the UK's best known retailer you will be responsible for a team of 18 drivers allocating correct routes and vehicles, taking into consideration driver hours, vehicle mileage and maintenance schedule. You will despatch all the drivers with run sheets, manifests and vehicle check sheets and debrief all drivers on their return. It is your responsibility to ensure all vehicles are maintained, monitoring defects, taking vehicle off road and arranging prompt repair as necessary. In addition you will monitor all accidents, conduct investigations and complete all associated paperwork accurately.

Previous experience of working at Supervisor level in a transport department is essential, with excellent people management skills leading teams of 18+ drivers. Good knowledge of Road Transport Regulations together with proficiency in MS Office in particular Excel is also required for this role. You must be able to handle difficult situations in a fast paced, busy and challenging environment.

This role would suit: Transport Supervisor, Transport Team Leader, Transport Lead, Transport Manager, Logistics Supervisor, Fleet Supervisor, Supply Chain Supervisor, Driver Manager, Transport Planner, Warehouse Supervisor, Goods Out Team Leader, Goods in Team Leader

Commutable from: South Elsmall, South Kirkby, Woodlands, Adwick le Street, Darrington, Pontefract, Barnsley, Wakefield, Ackworth, Askern

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.