Warehouse Operative
Ollerton, GB
3d ago

Transport Supervisor Milton Keynes 2 Operations Full time Permanent

Clipper Logistics is one of the leading retail fulfilment businesses in the UK, with ability and agility at our core, our cutting edge operations allows us to provide world class customer service to customers such as John Lewis, River Island, Marks & Spencer and

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Transport supervisor, to join our site in MK!

What is the purpose of the role?

As a leadership position, the Transport Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and effective execution of the transport function.

Collaborating with key colleagues within the Milton Keynes team is vital in providing a first-class service whilst maintaining standards of performance.

With a team of transport assistants covering night and day shift operations the FLM ensures accurate briefing, debriefing, and tracking of drivers, resourcing, and plan execution in a cost-effective manner.

This is to be achieved within agreed SLAs, whilst maintaining legal compliance, resource management, employee relations management and health and safety compliance.

In this role you are accountable for :

  • Ensure that all operational processes are complied with as determined by the transport supervisor, included but not limited to, planning, execution, tracking, performance reporting, accident reporting, driver training, transport assistant training and POD management.
  • Identify, implement, and communicate continuous improvement initiatives to improve service provision, cost management and health & safety.
  • Ensure that the team of transport assistants are trained and competent in all associated areas and functions.
  • Ensure effective communications and data integrity across all shifts to maintain a smooth flow of information across all shifts.
  • In collaboration with the transport supervisor ensure maximum fleet availability at all times.
  • Actively manage and analyse data from a number of sources with view to maintaining service performance, cost, and legal compliance.
  • Ensure that the transport office is fully resourced at all times.
  • Identify gaps in resource for the transport office and effectively engage in the recruitment of new colleagues where appropriate and authorised to do so.
  • Act as a first point of investigation, counselling and discipline for all drivers and your team of transport assistants covering their performance, attendance, and legal compliance in line with all Clipper policies.
  • Maintain Clipper policy in relation to EU Drivers Hours Regulations and the Working Time Directive, ensuring that tachograph infringements are logged and acted upon.
  • Required skills, knowledge, and experience :

  • High performer (regularly achieves KPI target).
  • Reliable (high attendance and good timekeeping).
  • Assist with general duties within the transport function.
  • Highly flexible
  • Very trustworthy & honest
  • Good communicator
  • Works safely and follows Health & Safety and site rules
  • Self-motivated
  • Determined to work to a high-quality standard and challenges own performance and standards in order to achieve more
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to embrace change and adapt to a rapidly changing fast paced environment
  • Whoever you are, we'll take you far

    Ready to work with some of the biggest brands in the UK, from Pretty Little Thing and Superdry to Wilko? As part of our global team, youll get world-class training from day one and the chance to grow.

    Fresh ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Thats why were on a journey to become Britains most diverse logistics company.

    Join us and get your hands on the latest tech in everything from IT to business, at every level apprenticeships, graduates and senior management.

    Whatever your goals, and wherever you want to go, you can achieve it with us.

    Salary Competitive Hours 4 on 4 off Benefits Competitive Closing date 09-12-2021 Share :

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