Job Openings Transport Supervisor

About the job Transport Supervisor

We are TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring!

We are a Great Place to Work and an Age-Friendly Employer and we provide appreciation, progression and work-life harmony as standard!

As one of the UKs largest distributors we stock and distribute products from Europes leading flooring manufacturers and operating out of 17 branches UK-wide, and continuing to grow!

Our success is a result of the hard work and dedication of our talented colleagues, we are recognised as a Great Place to Work and therefore our mission is to create the ideal space for our colleagues to continuously develop and grow their career with us.

Entry/Promo: You will become the next generation of TradeChoice Operations Managers!

You will receive:

  • 25 days annual leave, option to buy +3 days, Christmas break + Bank Holidays
  • Long-service holidays
  • Long-service awards
  • 24/7 wellbeing support and counselling (EAP programme)
  • Internal GP medical helpline
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • Bike2Work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Colleague discounts
  • Shopping vouchers
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Workwear and PPE (operational roles)

As a TradeChoice Transport Supervisor, you will:

  • Carry out/support pre-brief & debriefs at the start and end of shift.
  • Manage driver performance to achieve excellent customer service, ensuring high satisfaction and delivery accuracy.
  • Ensure product returns procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure all relevant information is recorded for transport KPIs.
  • Liaise with the Transport Manager to plan inbound trunking.
  • Liaise with the Branch team to resolve any customer issues.
  • Arrange (or assist with arranging) service and maintenance of vehicles in line with legal requirements.
  • Support in managing and monitor driver hours in line with DVSA/working time directive.
  • Assist in managing transport documentation in line with relevant legislation, and in preparation for transport audits.
  • Investigate driver incident reports, undertaking investigations when required.
  • Attend daily & weekly teams meetings to discuss performance, plans & targets for the branch transport plan
  • Promote health and safety, leading by example.

Your working pattern:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 6:30am to 3pm
  • 30-minute Break

You:

  • Experience of performance management and development.
  • Basic knowledge of risk assessment/H&S principles.
  • Competent in technology, systems and databases (desirable).
  • Experience Supply Chain systems (e.g. Descartes) (desirable).
  • Good leadership and organisation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable lifting, moving and carrying items up to approx. 25kg
  • Able to delegate workload (desirable)
  • Reach/Counterbalance FLT Licence (desirable)

Progression opportunities:

  • Transport/Warehouse Manager
  • Trade Counter Manager
  • Internal Sales Executive

Please ensure you are happy with the commute before applying.

If you have not received an update within 14 days of applying, this means you have not been progressed to the next stage.

More about us:

We have been Distributor of the Year since 2016 under the Contract Flooring Journal!

  • Every day we demonstrate commitment, respect, integrity, trust, teamwork and fun.
  • We truly care about diversity and inclusion, mental health and wellbeing.
  • We are dedicated to the development, retention and motivation of our people.