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Transport Supervisor

  • Location:

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Freight & Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Job Description

As the Transport Supervisor you will lead and direct the loading team, working closely with the transport department, the production teams and the drivers. Your role is to ensure our products are wrapped and loaded to the standards we set meeting defined objectives and day-to-day operational requirements. This is a key role to support the transport manager to ensure we have the necessary connection between the customers, drivers and loaders.

" Monitoring staff performance levels, providing feedback on achievement to the shift manager and helping to identify improvement opportunities.
" To ensure the smooth running of the allocated transport shift activity, ensuring appropriate resources (people, equipment) are available to meet planned activity levels.

" Put clear checklists in place for the loaders and follow up to ensure tasks are complete in full to the correct standard
" Regularly review wrapping standards (and audit accordingly), making the necessary changes/improvements
" Carry out the daily SQDC meetings
" Deal with day to day H&S issues - near miss/unsafe/accident investigations
" Ensure asset care checks are completed on time and in full
" Organise training so you have a complete multi skilled team across frames and loading
" Ensure housekeeping is kept at a consistent standard accordingly, ensuring training documents are up to date
" Deputise for the transport manager as and when needed (holiday cover)
" Attend driver`s meetings and have proactive input prior to the sessions
" Audit the success of the delivery experience for customers
" Measure OTIF and set KPI`s with the Transport Manager to make improvements as necessary
" Work with the Transport Manager to develop the Loaders and the Drivers - to make One Team
" Work well with production management to ensure the loaders/drivers are providing satisfactory service levels

HGV1 Licence is essential to be successful in this role.

For more information please call Chanelle on 01522 528115


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