Transport Supervisor

Salary: Competitive Position: Full Time Location: Basildon
Posted: 25-09-21 Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Transport Supervisor looking for an exciting new challenge? Would you like the chance to work for a leading haulage firm? If the answer is YES, our client wants to hear from you.

Our client is a successful Petroleum Tanker haulage company operating throughout the UK and Europe. Due to continued success and growth, they are now looking to recruit a Transport Supervisor to join their head office team in Basildon, Essex.

What will I be responsible for?

Reporting into the Transport Manager, the successful Transport Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that all services are delivered to a high standard in accordance with customer requirements and company targets. This will be a dual role encompassing both scheduling and contact centre responsibilities. Main responsabilities:

  • Monitoring and tracking deliveries to ensure deliveries are in accordance with the schedules.
  • Responding to all incoming operational and delivery calls from drivers and customers in a timely and professional manner.
  • Reporting problems and dealing with any issues/queries that may arise
  • Implementing scheduling plans - assigning drivers to routes in real time and ensuring that all critical deliveries are completed and rescheduled where necessary
  • Optimising resource and adherence of Working Time Directive (WTD) and drivers’ hours legislation
  • Continual improvement for cost reductions, identifying where cost can be saved from tactical route changes

Essential Skills:

Could this be the ideal role for me?

If you have previous experience of the transport industry, this could be the ideal role for you. The successful Transport Supervisor, will also need the following skills and competencies:

  • Business standard IT skills (MS Office).
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Previous supervisory, team lead experience within a similar role.
  • A thorough understanding and working knowledge of the legal aspects of logistics.
  • Have a good use of intuition and problem-solving skills for productive outcomes.
  • Good self-starter with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work on your own and under pressure.

About Company:

Flexible Shift Patterns:

  • 4 on / 4 off (7:00 to 19:00) or
  • Monday to Friday (10:00 to 19:00)

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as our Transport Supervisor, you will be offered a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Holiday entitlement 20 days rising to 25 days after 5 years
  • Free parking on site
  • Training and Development - Support with continuous development
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Transport Supervisor, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest.