Transport Administrator


Job Details


UK Cambuslang B&Q - 12628

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

25/09/2019 11:00

Role Overview

Wincanton are looking for an experienced Transport Administrator/Supervisor to join the B&Q team based in Cambuslang. You will be working a 48 hour working week, Tuesday to Saturday. We are looking for people who have the passion to lead a team to deliver excellent Customer Service.

We specialise in delivering home improvement products on behalf of the UK’s largest DIY retailer to private households. Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for managing the team and ensuring that the team delivers exceptional levels of customer service and ensure the customer receives their deliveries in excellent condition, on time and in full every time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting into the Contract Manager you will manage the operation within your daily area of responsibility, managing a team of warehouse and transport team members
  • Be responsible for achieving operational targets, goals and contractual KPI’s for the purpose of ensuring the provision of an effective and efficient quality service
  • To lead and motivate the team giving direction to ensure the depot maintains high performance levels
  • To ensure operational targets are met on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensure all staff comply with health and safety regulations
  • To provide accurate daily information to enable an effective handover
  • Proactively encourage a positive and constructive relationship on site with employee representatives
  • Provide cover for the Contract Manager
  • Undertake such duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the Site

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of Supervising a team within a Transport or Warehouse environment
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to engage and enthuse a diverse team in a time-constrained environment
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written, with ability to deliver direction and motivation in an effective manner
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with other internal teams and B&Q
  • Ability to work on your own initiative, working to strict deadlines
  • Have a flexible team-based approach
  • Passionate in delivering great customer service
  • Able to maintain excellent standards of health and safety

Salary and Benefits:

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary.

Benefits include:

  • B&Q 20% discount card (once completing satisfactory probationary)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Training and development opportunities including management training programmes
  • Uniform
  • Recognition schemes
  • Child care vouchers
  • RAC discount
  • Access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join.

These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

About Us:

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company, we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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