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Transport Team Leader

About the Employer

Job Description

On behalf of our client in the field of  supply chain business, we are looking for a Transport Team Leader - nights.

Working hours: 4 on 4 off  -  19:00 to 07:00 

The purpose of a Transport Team Leader is to be responsible for leading and supervising all aspects of the night function whilst providing support to the night management team.  

  • Ensuring best practice across all night operations functions
  • Ensuring all traffic desk functions are completed successfully, including but not confined to;
  • Local and distance collections
  • Traffic sheet/system husbandry
  • Live traffic desk function – efficient changes to existing plan
  • All breakdowns and other traffic issues that arise are dealt with in a timely and responsive manner.
  • Load build alterations and amendments
  • Tracking and Tracing
  • Discrepancy/rejection notification and reporting  
  • Dispatch function
  • Maintain all key internal communications with day shift functions (traffic, retail fleet)
  • Maintain and develop relationships with Spalding customer base

  • 1 years minimum FMCG distribution experience
  • Experience of communicating with drivers
  • Demonstrate cost control methodology within a traffic office environment
  • Knowledge of temperature controlled transportation is advantageous 
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations to allow efficient integration of both functions is desirable
  • Sound knowledge of the general logistics sector
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant legislations within the transport sector
  • Able to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment

  • Competitive salary
  • Competive holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health cash plans
  • Retail discounts via our benefit platform