Warehouse / Transport Supervisor

Job Title: Warehouse / Transport Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ringwood, Hampshire
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: February 19
Reference: BBBH13813_1548842986
Contact Name: Kristy Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2019 10:09

Job Description

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Transport Supervisor to join a well established company in Ringwood.

Job purposes:

To ensure the smooth operation of all fleet vehicles, route plan, assist with breakdowns, licence checks and ensuring all 14 drivers are looked after.


*To ensure all deliveries are completed and dispatched daily.
*Routing drivers to ensure the most economical route is taken, no vans to go overweight.
*Monitor holiday cover and peak periods.
*Maintenance and servicing of all vehicles including all checks.
*Looking after the tracking system on all vehicles.
*Maintenance of grounds and machinery.
*Ensuring all deliveries are carried out including making some themselves if required.
*Liaising with internal departments over deliveries and special requirements.
*Good IT skills.
*Recruiting new team members.
*Making sure that all personnel are trained to the expected standard of each individual job role.
*To be available out of hours if the alarms are sounded (key holder).
*To complete all the returned collection notes that have been processed ad placed in the collection area daily, and returning to credit control on completion.
*Ensure all damages and shorts are reported to the purchasing department.
*To ensure that the vehicles are being utilised to their full potential, ensuring that delivery performance is being managed.
*Run an order status report daily ensuring that all orders are captured and if any underlining issue that is preventing dispatch then this is communicated to the sales team.
*To communicate to the Warehouse Supervisor at all times on decisions that could affect the daily performance of the contract.

Additional duties:

*Covering the Warehouse Supervisor when they are on holiday.
*Run picking sheets for the warehouse team.
*To collect and process all orders that have been placed from the answer phone/fax machine that is for delivery prior to vehicles leaving.
*Ensure all documentation is available for each driver prior to vans leaving.
*To conduct circle counts (stock take) assisting in improving stock accuracy and aiming for a 99.8% accuracy level.
*Ensure all purchase orders are receipted for all stock that has arrived, releasing stock for all deliveries due out the next day.


05:00 - 15:30 subject to business requirements.
Real flexibility has to be given

Salary is competitive with an excellent benefits package

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