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Transport Supervisor

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but were sure youve tried our products. Were a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UKs food retailers with everything from sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.
Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 18 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 11,500 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.
Carmarthen is a distribution depot serving local convenience retailers and forecourts across the region. The depot operates a fleet of 14 vehicles.

What you'll be doing

AsTransport Supervisoryou will plan and lead the transport teamto ensure delivery ofrequired products to customers/distribution centres in line with agreed timescales:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the team of up to 17 drivers to ensure that they are appropriately trained andoperate to Group policy standards
  • Monitor operational practices to ensure that safety and compliance with the road traffic act are the critical priorities at all times
  • Schedule and complete maintenance of the vehicle fleet to ensure compliance with the vehicle check and servicing practices, cleanliness, food safety requirements and leasing agreements
  • Maintain close communication with Greencore sites and customers/depots to ensure that all parties are kept informed of any schedule or revised collection or delivery times
  • Provide information and insight to inform the creation of the weekly route plans and associated drivers rosters
  • Monitor and adapt route and/or resource plans in response to any changes so that the distribution service operates with maximum efficiency and effectiveness
  • Supervise the loading of vehicles to ensure that it is in the correct order in alignment with the vehicle route
  • Consistently operatein a manner which ensures the quality and safety of chilled food goods and compliance with legislative and Group standards
  • Taking responsibility for the transport department in the absence of the Transport Manager

What we’re looking for

You will need to be adaptable to the large scale and fast pace of food distribution alongside:

  • Considerable people management experience of leadingdiverse teams and contributing to operational business success
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Food safety and/orHealth and Safety qualifications are desirable
  • Computer literacy able to utilise MS Office Suite for general recording and reporting
  • Experience of promoting cost efficiency

The shift pattern for this role is Monday - Saturday, 5 days from 6with one rest day in between (3am to 11:30am)

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days leave plus 8 statutory holidays
  • Company pension offering up to 8% matched contributions
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications offering fully funded further study
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform 'my core benefits', cycle to work scheme and opportunity to purchase 5 extra days holiday

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career

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