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Transport Supervisor - Rochester

Location:
Rochester Depot
Department:
Transport
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary Plus Bonus
About The Company
Wren Kitchens are not only passionate about kitchens, but we are also passionate about our people! We have achieved incredible milestones over the years; opening over 100 showrooms, launching in the USA, and winning multiple awards including the UK’s Number 1 place to work!
 
This is thanks to our team, the Wren family, who have inspired us to push limits and make a difference. With our exponential growth, we are looking for incredible individuals to join us and continue our success story!
About The Role
Due to the continued growth of the business, we are looking to recruit a Transport Supervisor to join our depot in Rochester. The Transport Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of the Transport Depot and covering the Transport Manager in their absence.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to work aspart of an award-winning Transport team, who have won numerous awards for Operational, Business and H&S excellence over the last two years. Most recently, at the 2021 Motor Transport Awards, we were winners in 5 categories including;

•    Operational Excellence
•    Business Excellence
•    Home Delivery Operator of the Year
•    Safety in Operation
•    Training


As well as working for an award-winning team, you'll also benefit from great opportunities to progress in your career on one of our approved pathways, participate in training to further advance your skills and we'll even put you through qualifications to help enhance your personal development!
 

The Transport Supervisor will work fulltime, 5 days out of 7, Monday to Sunday, across 3 shift patterns; 04:00-13:00, 07:00-16:00 or 11:00-20:00. This will be one full week on each shift pattern before rotating.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist our transport management team in the smooth running of the transport function
  • Ensure that the Home Delivery operation runs as smoothly as possible
  • Ensure all vehicles are maintained in line with legal requirements
  • Assist drivers with tasks in the Transport Yard when required
  • Assist with boxing the vehicles for deliveries
  • Ensure drivers are managed correctly to work within the driver's hours and working time regulations, using the company recognised processes to manage full compliance
  • Thoroughly investigate any incidents, accidents and near misses when required
  • Assist the training team with the addition of new drivers to the transport department
  • Support the Transport Manager and training team with the recruitment of new drivers
  • Be flexible to cover holidays etc
In addition to any other duties, as a responsible person you must ensure that you have read, understood and adhere to polices and procedure relating to Health and Safety, and your responsibilities located in the Integrated Management System (IMS) Responsibilities document.
 
About You
Essential:

•    Must be experienced working within a transport office for multi drop deliveries
•    Must have a minimum of 1 years team leader / management experience within a transport or logistics office

Desirable:


•    Strong IT skills - in particular Excel
•    Experience working in multi drop / home delivery service
•    Strong knowledge of driver hours and working time regulations
•    Strong knowledge of driver compliance
•    IOSH Certificate and First Aid Certificate
•    LGV Licence and CPC Card