Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1582
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week48
  • LocationBirmingham (Cannock)
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toSteve Wadsworth, Assistant Transport Manager
  • Closing Date29/01/2018 12:00 am
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Transport supervisor – Birmingham

The Role

We are excited to be recruiting for a Transport Supervisor to join our team. We are looking for a dynamic and passionate individual to bring fresh leadership concepts to our team. We want the role to drive forward improvements in order to provide the best service possible to our customers, coupled with high levels of employee engagement. We need an individual who thrives on working within the best team and embracing new ways of working. This job is all about people skills, as it requires positive management of productivity and maintaining good levels of morale within our driver force.

This is a great opportunity for individuals wanting to influence change and embed new processes and procedures.

The Company

You will most likely have tasted our food, as we distribute a number of well-known branded food, drink and non-food products, in addition to a wide range of own brand products to a varied customer base. Bidfood is a UK wide company with 26 sites from Scotland, to Land’s End.

This role is based out of our Cannock depot. At our depot we make over 5,500 deliveries to our customers each week, we have a number of teams who work together to deliver service excellence to our customers every day.
Our depot has a family feel, we value our employees and strongly believe in developing our people for the future.
We are a depot that ‘Can’nock – it’s in our name!

Our Values

Care – About what you do, no matter you do.
Share – Work together to make great things happen.
Dare – Take brave steps to deliver extraordinary results.
If you think you can embrace these values – we want to hear from you!


  • Managing the day to day running of a busy transport operation – dealing with internal and external customer requirements.
  • Managing an effective team and responsibilities for regular people activities.
  • Understand and implement Transport legislation.
  • Reviewing and creating fit for purpose workforce levels aligned to business requirements.
  • Managing costs in accordance with budget.
  • Embedding realistic processes to robustly manage company assets.
  • Ambassador for Health & Safety including training, driver assessments and risk assessments.
  • Implementing learnings from audits.
  • Drive engagement through your people and always work to improve ways of working.
  • Experience of routing/planning within a multi-drop environment.
  • Work with and monitor third party VMU.
  • Flexible approach to working pattern as the position will involve weekend working.
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and unsupervised.


Pension, 25 days leave per year (plus public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts, free parking and much more.

The role will be on a 5 out of 6 days working pattern.


To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference LMF/1582 to: Garfield Weston, Head of Operatoins, Bidfood Foodservice, Hickling Road, Cannock, Staffs, WS11 8JH or e-mail

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