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Transport Supervisor

Location: Avonmouth

Reference: JS-TS-HALL_1637853918

Package: Up to £30000 per annum + overtime + excellent benefits


Transport Supervisor, Avonmouth/Hallen, BS10

Resolve Recruitment are proud to be working with one of the UKs largest waste management companies. Due to a new depot start up, they seek an experienced Transport Supervisor to assist in the smooth running of a busy transport division at their site in Avonmouth/Hallen.

Staff Directly Responsible to Job Holder

  • LGV Drivers
  • Drivers mates

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To ensure the Company's compliance with the Road Traffic Act.
  • To ensure the Company's compliance with the Environmental Protection Act.
  • To route vehicles efficiently to minimise dead mileage.
  • To monitor drivers work performance throughout the course of the day to ensure maximum productivity.
  • To complete a production report form for each driver when productivity is below the specified target.
  • To check and file driver tachograph cards in compliance with the Road Traffic Act.
  • To issue sales prices as directed from specified lists in answer to telephone enquiries.
  • To action and resolve invoice disputes
  • To receive and execute customer orders.
  • To record all orders and allocate to vehicles.
  • To ensure all loads or collections not carried out on the specified day are carried out as a priority on the next working day.
  • To motivate the workforce and maintain high morale.
  • To comply with the Company's credit control procedure and maintain customer stop lists.
  • To ensure vehicles are kept in a clean and tidy condition.
  • To ensure driver compliance with the vehicle defect reporting procedure.
  • To ensure that all company premises including skip park, vehicle parks, canteen, toilets and offices are kept in clean and tidy condition.
  • To ensure that waste containers are parked in accordance with procedures and within the designated area.
  • To monitor stocks of waste containers and ensure availability of specific types for new contracts.
  • To observe and implement Company safety procedures.
  • To recommend improvements to working practices and procedures.
  • To check the accuracy and standard of documents returned from drivers.
  • To ensure that sales documentation is adequately complete and correctly batched prior to computer input.
  • To ensure a high quality of service to the Company's customers.
  • To be polite, courteous and helpful in all dealing with the customers and general public.
  • To comply with the Company cash sale policy.
  • To recommend ways in which efficiency and profitability may be improved.
  • To read, observe and implement Company procedures.
  • To liaise with workshops to ensure that drivers are allocated sufficient time to clean vehicles prior to scheduled service appointments.
  • To prepare schedules of costings to achieve the most economic disposal of wastes at Company owned and other landfill sites.
  • To undertake other duties that may be reasonably assigned from time to time.

The person:

  • Experience managing drivers, vehicles, routes and all the legalities involved
  • Experience supervisor, motivating and training staff on an ongoing basis
  • Any experience in waste is a bonus

The package and hours:

  • Starting salary of £29,904 p/a + overtime + benefits
  • Working Monday to Friday approx. 0800 to 1700 - some flexibility available

For more information about this exciting and rewarding Transport Supervisor career, please APPLY TODAY.

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