Our Stories: Depot back-office and management
Working in one of our depots puts you at the core of our fast-moving business, driving part of a huge behind-the-scenes operation.Read More
The chances are you’ll have seen our brightly coloured vehicles on the road delivering our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? We’re a great company to work for and we have permanent opportunity for a Transport supervisor to become part of the Transport Team in our Paddock Wood depot.
We recognise that the quality of our Transport teams is instrumental to our success. Our Transport Supervisor needs to be able to induct, train, mentor and engage their teams, to inspire them to be the best they can be.
You’ll supervise the daily operation and performance of the transport department in order to provide the expected service to internal and external customers within budget. In doing so, you’ll make sure the depot fleet is compliant with all relevant legislation and all goods are delivered to designated delivery points in the timescale required.
You’ll ensure effective teamwork within the transport department and that all transport employees adhere to the required standards of performance.
You’ll be working closely along side the transport manager and other transport and warehouse staff to ensure all company equipment is maintained, including commercial vehicles, to a high standard and make sure all relevant records are maintained in order to conform to legislation as well as maintaining all documentation relating to tachographs and driver hours.
To be successful in this role you’ll have very strong people management skills and be able to build strong relationships with other departments.
You’ll need experience in a fast-moving food distribution environment; you will also have good computer literacy skills with knowledge of MS Office applications and be flexible in order to meet the needs of the business. If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you. The working pattern will be shifts across 5 days out of seven, including some weekend cover.
Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.
To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference LW/1505 to: Jo Aisbitt, General Manager, Urban Foodservice, Transfesa Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6UU or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org