Transport Supervisor

  • €40000 - €50000
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Limerick

Transport Supervisor

My client, a leading retail and wholesale business is recruiting an experienced Transport Supervisor for their Limerick Cross Dock.

Reporting to the Transport Manager, the ideal candidate will have 3 years’ experience in foodservice/retail distribution coupled with a track record of people management, cost control and maximising productivity.

As a Transport Supervisor, you will organise, plan and manage the day-to-day transport operations which include 10 drivers and rigid trucks delivering to Retail, Healthcare and Hospitality customers.

Salary and Package:

  • Salary €40K-€45K negotiable but must reflect experience
  • Contributory Pension
  • Discounts on Products
  • Annual Bonus
  • Digital GP
  • Income Protection
  • Death in Service

Responsibilities for the job of Transport Cross Dock Supervisor:

  • Manage routes and drivers to ensure on-time delivery
  • Drive productivity and efficiency across all routes
  • Support driver performance and development through performance reviews
  • Liaise with the sales team regarding new customer routes and/or deliveries
  • Ensure fuel efficiency through monitoring, auditing and reporting
  • Develop a continuous culture of operational and customer service excellence
  • Ensure drivers demonstrate the company values
  • Ensure the company’s disciplinary code is adhered to at all times
  • Recruit and train drivers to meet the needs of the business
  • Ensure all standard human resource processes are implemented for transport team e.g., timekeeping, health & safety, holidays, accidents
  • Manage the performance and development of the transport team

Skills and Experience required for the job of Transport Cross Dock Supervisor:

  • 3 years’ experience in retail/foodservice distribution
  • Proficient in use of Paragon routing software, Bluetree vehicle diagnostics and warehouse management systems
  • Proven track record of effective resource management to maximise productivity
  • Proven track record of people management
  • C license holder
  • Up to date CPC
  • Current Tachograph Card

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