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Transport Supervisor - Nights

Location: Bristol

Reference: JS-TSN-BS_1593768017

Package: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits


Transport Supervisor (Nights), Severn Beach, Bristol

Immediate Start For The Right Person!

Resolve Recruitment are working with a large national supermarket chain offering fresh, chilled and frozen produce. Due to internal movement, our client seek an experienced Transport Supervisor to run the night shift in Severn Beach, Bristol.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Managing/supervising up to 40 drivers - checking in/out etc
  • Monitor all delivery runs, ensure that drivers are making deliveries on time and communicate with stores regarding any delays
  • Plan loads for the following days' work, ensuring that kit is used as fully and efficiently as possible
  • Address performance issues or training needs
  • Liaise with the wider team at the depot to ensure that operational requirements are met
  • Issue progress updates to all appropriate persons. Where necessary provide detail regarding usage of kit and confirming that stores have been notified of time changes
  • Maintain ongoing coaching and support for Transport Clerks
  • Providing a safe working environment for all by adhering to H&S procedures and ensuring they are understood and practised by the team
  • Ensuring compliance of Standard Operational Procedures (SOP's) and ensuring the department continuously achieves a high level of customer focus & service


  • Supermarket/foods experience strongly preferred
  • A HGV Licence is desirable not essential
  • A friendly, positive, hardworking approach to work
  • Experience of working in a Transport Supervisor role
  • Knowledge of UK geography and road network
  • Experience of using a WMS
  • A proven track record of cost savings, productivity costs, quality control and error reduction
  • Excellent team building, leadership and motivational skills
  • Ability to communicate in an open and honest manner with the team
  • Flexibility to work various shift patterns in response to customer demand


  • Hours - four on four off, 6pm to 6am
  • A competitive starting salary of £28,000 rising to £30,000 after a 6 month trial period
  • 30 days annual leave (pro-rata)
  • 15% staff discount
  • Free canteen facilities
  • A smart uniform and all PPE provided at no cost to you
  • Free life assurance
  • Workplace pension

For more information on this exciting and rewarding Transport Supervisor role, please APPLY TODAY.

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