Transport Supervisor
Next Retail Ltd
York, England, GB
2d ago

Salary up to £26,200 dependent on experience, plus shift premiums and flex payment

40.25 hours per week, 2 week shift rotation

Wednesday Saturday 1900 0700 and Thursday Saturday 1900 0700

Central Transport South Elmsall, WF9

Redhouse Regional Service Centre, Doncaster, DN6

Flexibility to cover across Elmsall, Redhouse and Dearne Valley required

Life at Next Distribution

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25% discount on Next merchandise
  • Up to 70% discount at our staff shops
  • Eligibility to join our Sharesave Scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free Parking
  • Where will Next take you?

    Next is one of the UK’s best known retailers on the high-street and most established online. Behind the scenes we are at the cutting edge of Warehousing and Logistics, employing more than 7000 people across our distribution network.

    Life as a Transport Supervisor at Next is full of variety and challenges, it’s fast paced and just like fashion trends is constantly evolving.

    We look after over 2 million customers, and it takes a large, talented and efficient distribution operation to make that happen.

    Our largest distribution centre processes around 600,000 units per day to our retail stores and to our customer’s doors which is by no means straightforward.

    Online retail has never been more important than it is now. In these constantly changing and unprecedented times, our continued success is dependent on the expertise, passion and adaptability ofthe teams across our distribution network.

    About the role

    We are currently recruiting for a full-time and permanent Transport Supervisor in the Central Transport Team covering the transport operations at Elmsall Way, Redhouse RSC and Dearne Valley.

    The role is diverse, and ensures the transport operation runs smoothly, cost effectively and legally across the shift.

    It is essential that you are a proactive, customer-focused Transport Supervisor as you will be in constant contact with Drivers and the wider warehouse team of staff.

    You will be actively supervising and co-ordinating a team of around 15 - 20 Drivers, ensuring everyone in your team is allocated the correct route and vehicle, taking into consideration Drivers’ hours and the vehicle mileage and maintenance schedule.

    Transport Supervisors ensure that all relevant safety regulations, legal and Company policies are adhered to and that staff are aware of their individual responsibilities to ensure everyone’s safety at work.

    You will be despatching Drivers with run sheets, manifests and vehicle check sheets and debriefing Drivers in accordance with Company requirements.

    In order to avoid disruption to our services, a key element of this role is to ensure all vehicles are maintained according to schedule and are monitored for defects, taking the vehicle off road (VOR) as applicable and arranging prompt repair.

    As a Transport Supervisor for Next, you are responsible for monitoring accidents / incidents and conducting relevant investigations and ensuring that all paperwork, reports and IT are completed accurately to meet defined deadlines.

    About you

    To succeed in the role as Transport Supervisor, you should have experience of leading a team of 10+ and handling all associated people management related tasks.

    You will possess excellent communication skills when dealing with colleagues at all levels including when handling difficult situations and be a real team player who thrives in a fast-paced, busy and challenging environment.

    Previous experience of working within a similar role in transport is desirable along with good knowledge of Road Transport Regulations.

    You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, particularly Microsoft Excel.

    We require one Supervisor for Redhouse and one for South Elmsall

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
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