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Transport Supervisor

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    £26000 - £30000 per annum

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    Tasha Bryant

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    11 days ago

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WR Logistics are currently recruiting for a Transport Supervisor in the Stourbridge area.

This is a permenant position in Stourbridge.

Hours and Pay

Pay £26,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Working hours are Monday - Friday 1100 - finish (usually finish between 1900 - 2100)


As the Transport Supervisor you will be responsible for dispatching freight into our pallet network, ensuring all procedure's are followed, supervising drivers and assisting fork lift truck drivers during offloading, efficiently loading the trunk trailers, loading general haulage trucks, dealing with customers and day to day administration.
You will be required to have a hands on approach and have good problem solving skills.

In conjunction with the Transport Manager and Sales Director help achieve various KPIs for overall gross profit, OTIF, and quality KPIs. These KPIs include direct labour costs, agency costs, and maintenance costs. With the support of the Transport Manager be responsible for the warehouse and housekeeping. The Transport Supervisor will maintain a safe and clean environment to ensure the safety of all is assured. Directly responsible to the Transport Manager.

Education and Experience

* At least 2 year's experience in Transport Planning preferred
* Experience with a Pallet Network operation preferred
* FLT License is essential
* HGV Class 2 is essential

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

* Responsibility for Drivers, their daily collections and drops and the efficient planning of their activity
* Responsibility for supervising the transport activity within the organisation
* Facilitate transport meetings when necessary
* Working with the Sales Director ensuring that customer expectations are met, and the customer is informed of any difficulties
* Working with the Customer Services Clerks to maintain quality records, especially damages and investigate to ensure long term solutions are achieved
* Comply with standard operating procedures, and suggest improvements, for driver operations in conjunction with the Transport Manager
* Ensure targets set are maintained throughout the business
* Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures in conjunction with the Transport Manager
* Implement with the Transport Manager, Sales Director and Managing Director continual improvement processes
* Maintain a high standard of discipline throughout, monitor attendance, time keeping in conjunction with the management team
* Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant roles and departments

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.