Transport Supervisor

Posted 6 April by Think Staffing

Transport Supervisor

Our client, based in High Wycombe is looking for a Transport Supervisor join their experienced, busy team.

The employer is an established, profitable and continually growing FMCG business, so applicants will need to be versatile, energetic and enthusiastic because the company is vibrant and forward thinking. Applicants must have relevant transport experience.

Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • It would be advantageous for the successful candidate to hold a current Class 2 licence and Full CPC hours.

  • The successful candidate must be dynamic and passionate, have a positive 'can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference.

  • Knowledge of transport legislation and good geographic knowledge is key to the success of the role.

  • Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

  • FMCG, especially food service experience would be an advantage.

Role details:

The role of Transport Supervisor is an extremely varied and vital role to the Transport Department. The job purpose is to assist the Transport Manager with the day to day running of the Transport Department and to provide cover for the Transport Manager when required. This role would be ideal for an experienced Transport person who is looking for a job with long term career potential.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • To support the Transport Manager in the management of the transport department in a customer-focused, positive and professional manner.

  • To provide management cover for Transport Manager during their absence

  • To ensure orders are delivered safely, accurately and in a timely manner in line with company KPI’s

  • Maintain all transport related equipment, ensuring vehicles are in a safe and satisfactory condition

  • Ensure company expectations are met with vehicle and driver standards

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with all internal and external customers, including other employees, managers, visitors and delivery drivers.


Basic Salary: c£28,000 - £31,000 negotiable dependant on experience

Hours:- Contracted hours: 45 per week, Monday to Friday.

In return the staff benefit from a positive working environment and ongoing support from this Living Wage Employer. In addition: Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme & more.

The job is offered as a full time, permanent position.

If you are interested in this position and you have the relevant skills / experience please contact Jan by sending your CV in the first instance and you can also call Jan for more detailed information.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Recruitment Consultancy - Think Staffing

Application questions

Do you have the relevant transport experience?
Do you hold a current Class 2 licence and Full CPC hours?
Do you have knowledge of transport legislation and geographic knowledge?

Reference: 34851375

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