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Transport Supervisor

My client is a leading FMCG specialist in Leicester. The achieved continued growth throughout 2019 and are forecasting significant growth throughout 2020. Due to this, they require a Transport Supervisor to support this in house growth across the business and make sure the Transport team is meeting customer delivery targets.


The role of the Transport Supervisor will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure that drivers adhere to driving legislation at all times.
  • To support and assist in the cost effective running for the department.
  • To liaise with internal and external customers.
  • To carry out investigations / disciplinary when required.
  • To ensure that all routes start on time.
  • Make necessary adjustments for absence / sickness.
  • To schedule routes for ailed deliveries and error recoveries.
  • To assist in routing next day deliveries.
  • Motivate transport staff with the aim of improving effectiveness through the setting and monitoring of personal goals and measurable targets.
  • Ensure that customer-facing transport staff is suitably dressed, clean and presentable at all times.
  • Investigate and report on all customer complaints regarding transport staff.
  • Ensure that the Transport Manager is made aware of all accidents, dangerous occurrences and near misses and that the relevant reports are completed for all such incidents.
  • To ensure driver de-brief is carried out.


As a Transport Supervisor you will have the following skill sets and attributes:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • 5+ years experience within a similar transport environment.
  • Great communication skills, you'll be communicating with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous transport supervisory/management experience is desirable.
  • Experience working with transport management systems.
  • An understanding of the working time directive in order to control compliance.
  • Proven experience of managing and leading a small team.
  • The willingness to progress and develop into a senior role within the business.
  • CPC would be desirable.
  • Commutable to Leicester.

Job Offer

On offer to the successful candidate:

  • Salary - £26,000 to £30,000
  • Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm
  • Holidays.
  • Pension Contributions.
  • Additional Company benefits.
  • Commutable to Leicester.
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
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Job Type
£26000 to £30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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