Transport Supervisor (Logistics, Distribution, Driver)

Wednesbury, West Midlands
Up to £28,000 depending on experience
05 Jun 2018
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is a leader in the European textile service industry and delivers a complete textile rental and laundry service to all types of activities. Working across four business lines – Hospitality, Healthcare, Workwear and Facility, they work with thousands of organisations all over Europe.

They have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Transport Supervisor to join their Logistics team based at their depot in Wednesbury. This is a permanent, full time position working Monday – Friday with a morning start. As the operation runs 24 / 7, a level of flexibility is needed as you will be required to take calls outside of your working hours.

Within the role you will supervise all drivers effectively, ensuring a scheduled service of delivery and collection from the branch to the customer, which is within agreed costs and is consistent with current legislation. Training, motivating and disciplining your drivers and baymen, you will know and understand all routes and loading requirements, identifying gaps in utilisation.

Deputising for the Transport Manager in their absence, you will ensure that relief driver arrangements are made to cover any route where needed, and will act as relief driver if necessary. 

They are looking for someone who has a proven track record in a similar role. A team player, who can manage and lead your team, you will be hands on and willing to pitch in where needed.

With a full driving licence and basic computer skills, you will be an excellent communicator who is good at problem solving. A class 2 licence is desirable but not essential.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.