Mon- Fri 6pm - 4am
Responsible for the daily transport operational requirements of the Bicester depot. Ensuring that customer orders are delivered in full, on time and within budget, whilst at all times, ensuring customer requirements and all legal responsibilities are met.
Shift supervision of the supporting transport office functions and drivers to ensure an efficient cost effective distribution operation is delivered.
Key responsibilities of this role will be the effective scheduling, deployment, monitoring/despatch and de-brief of all delivery routes. Management of drivers including driver utilisation and behaviour is key and is aimed at removing excessive costs or downtime out of our business
Key Activities & Responsibilities:
To take full responsibility for the daily despatch/delivery operations including management of resources ensuring that both company profitability and customer requirements are met.
Assistance to ensure that the department’s annual and monthly business plans are implemented and all ongoing monitoring is in place and is relayed to the reporting line manager.
Communicate and ensure implementation of all business plans or specific directives to all direct and indirect reports to ensure full compliance and ownership is achieved.
Via vehicle scheduling ensure that all vehicle routes and drivers are fully optimised and monitored.
Full deployment & debrief of all drivers ensuring daily processes and procedures are adhered too, and that it is handled in a business professional environment that is conducive to the business and the individuals.
Ongoing monitoring of route, time compliance and driver behavioural driving styles that produces a more efficient and cost saving department.
Management of resource levels through efficient control of absence/holidays ensuring that all routes are fully covered and, where required remedial actions are taken
Responsible via both formal and informal meetings ensure that your line manager is kept updated on any opportunities or threats that could impact the business
Manage external driver agencies and their personnel as required ensuring that working practises are always adhered too. This will also include monitoring and tracking of all financial budgets.
Ensure that all vehicle and driver legal responsibilities are in place on behalf of the company and that all company personnel adhere to those requirements.
Attention to detail
Willingness to develop product knowledge
Willingness to learn and progress
Ethical and honest
A “can do and will do” attitude