Our Client are a market leader in pharmaceutical distribution looking to recruit for a new Transport Supervisor in their Stoke Distribution Centre.

Primary Purposes of Role

  • Ensure driver legislation is followed & maintained across all depots
  • To support the other members of the Distribution office & driving team, as required, ensuring the smooth running of the department

Responsibilities

  • Arrange delivery of the vehicles to and collection from the service centres
  • To support the department in ensuring that the legal obligations relating to the Goods Vehicle Operators License are met
  • To determine the required time intervals between inspections and services for each vehicle
  • To control the daily defect process for all vehicles and to organise the repair of minor vehicle defects
  • Ensure that all vehicle tachographs are regularly downloaded
  • To be on-call (as required) as a member of the 24 hr distribution support team
  • To arrange for the removal of the telematics unit from vehicles (at all depots) prior to their service and to ensure that the units are refitted immediately service is complete
  • Manage the loading schedule and ensure all vehicle depart on time
  • Ensure that inspection/service schedules are planned efficiently
  • Manage the departure schedule and make necessary changes to driver allocation to route in order to minimise “Driver No-Shows”
  • Ensure data is captured accurately to ensure KPI reports are completed on time

Candidate Requirements

  • HGV1 License
  • Display a complete professional customer service when interacting with internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of the current vehicle and O licence legislation and the ability to apply that knowledge to the fleet
  • Ability to coordinate service schedules with the needs of the delivery schedule
  • Ability to create a schedule that identifies appropriate dates for vehicle inspection and service

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