Transport Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 00077344-1
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bothwell, Lanarkshire
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Scotch Frost of Glasgow Ltd is a leading supplier of Oriental food, beverage and catering supplies to restaurants and takeaways throughout the UK. We operate nationally with strategically placed sites located in Glasgow, Harlow and Newcastle.
We value excellent service and product safety above all else and we pride ourselves on our product range, innovation, best value and dedication to our customers.
Our product range covers ambient, chilled and frozen products and in 2020 we launched a home delivery service, bringing our food industry knowledge and professionalism to households across the UK.
We are fully committed to providing a high standard of food quality, safety and service to our customers. Further investment has also enabled us to upgrade our IT infrastructure and improvements such as this allow us to be at the forefront of food supply in the UK; both now and as we look ahead to future expansion.
Health & Safety remains a fundamental priority for us, and we are committed to maintaining a safe working environment for all team members, particularly as a result of Coronavirus. Strict adherence to preventative measures such as enhanced cleaning procedures, provision of personal protective equipment (PPE), social distancing and hygiene protocols at each of our sites; not only protects the safety and wellbeing of our people, but also their families and wider communities in which we serve.
What's on Offer?
Rate of Pay:
£26,000 - £30,000 per annum (dependant on eperience)
Contract Type:
Permanent Contract - immediate start
Shifts:
45 hours per week
This role will require weekend cover and occasional Class 2 driving, multi-drop delivery, will be expected.
Other Benefits:
Company uniform provided, 29 days holiday entitlement, NEST Pension Scheme, training, continuous investment in your professional development, employee discount and free car parking on-site.
About You
We are currently looking for an experienced and proactive Transport Supervisor to join our well-established team based in Bothwell, Glasgow. Our distribution team play a crucial part in daily operations, and your role will be vital in ensuring legal compliance, as well as providing leadership to all Drivers and Van Assistants, resulting in a smooth and efficient delivery service to our loyal customers.
You will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work in a physically demanding and fast-paced environment. You will be a natural team player and possess a true commitment to customer service, with a keen desire to deliver and maintain our high standards at all times.
Typical Duties / Tasks
You will take responsibility for all Drivers and Van Assistants within the Transport team. You will also ensure that all routes are planned, taking into consideration both EU and WTD legislative requirements. You will work in partnership with the Warehouse Manager to safeguard the loading / routing of all vehicles. You will also support the Transport & Operations Manager with regards to adherence of legal compliance for both Drivers and vehicles, and you will be proactive in terms of maintaining excellent levels of customer service.
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Ensure compliance of Operator License requirements in all areas of the Transport department, in partnership with the Transport & Operations Manager
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Recruitment and Induction of new Drivers / Van Assistants
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Ensure Drivers complete daily walk-around vehicle checks and record all defects accurately
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Liaise with the Warehouse Manager to ensure vehicles are correctly and safely loaded and can leave the Depot at the scheduled time
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Action all vehicle defects for repair and complete required documentation
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Inspection of all vehicles to maintain standards of hygiene, both inside and out
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Management of PMI, service, MOT, etc. for all vehicles as required via planned maintenance schedules
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Conduct weekly download of driver digital tachograph cards
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Driver scheduling: planning for routes, absence cover etc.
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Conduct spot-checks on a weekly basis to ensure driver compliance of Digital Tachograph and Driver Qualification Cards
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Report any vehicle damages, ensure completion of accident reports and relevant repairs to be undertaken
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Implement non-conformity procedures where appropriate
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Review stock control records overages, shortages, damages, loss and consumables
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Deliver products in a timely and efficient manner to our customers throughout Scotland when required
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Deal with handball and pallet deliveries upon arrival at customer site, ensuring that no damages occur whilst in transit, or at point of delivery
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Collection of payments from customers, ensuring that receipts are completed accurately, as well as safe storage of all collections
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Promote good housekeeping standards throughout Transport area and yard
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Escalate any driver or vehicle concerns to the Transport & Operations Manager.
What You’ll Need
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Transport Manager CPC (desirable, but not essential)
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Full Class 2 License
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Driver CPC Card and Digital Tachograph Card
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At least 1 Years’ experience in a Supervisory position
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Knowledge of Operator Licensing requirements
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Experience of working / planning in a multi-drop environment
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PC literate with intermediate skills of Microsoft Word and Excel
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Geographical knowledge of Scotland is an advantage
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Proactive approach to promoting and maintaining safe ways of working
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Ability to adapt to changing demands and adaptable workload
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Accuracy and attention to detail.
Interested?
Apply with a current CV that demonstrates your Transport Supervisor experience, and we’ll aim to get back to you as soon as possible!
Scotch Frost of Glasgow Ltd (and associated divisions) will not accept any unsolicited CVs from recruiters or Employment Agencies in response to this role