Transport Shift Manager

Job Details


Muller Stonehouse

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

30/11/2019 23:45

Transport Shift Manager

A vacancy has arisen for a Transport Shift Manager, based at the Stonehouse Depot operating on our Milk operation.  The role will be looking after the Stonehouse operation.


The Role:


  • Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager, the role will be responsible for the control of the collection, delivery and transhipment of the milk within the 4 sites that it encompasses
  • The working week is operated on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (12 hours 06:00-18:00) over 365 days per year
  • This will involve managing the operation and implementing solutions to problems that occur during the shift and ensuring that the operation adheres to all compliance laws & regulations
  • The role includes the collation and data entry of paperwork.  This incorporates the daily completion of KPI spreadsheets and reports for our main customer Muller.  Furthermore, in-house work such as tacho and timesheet analysis / mix telematics and control is also required
  • Dynamic problem-solving capabilities is a must


The Person:


  • The successful candidate must be innovative and self motivated, capable of working in a high- pressured environment and as part of a depot team
  • You should be well organised, have good interpersonal skills and an ability to effect change where required
  • Experience in milk operations preferable but not essential
  • Applicants should also ideally process good administrative and PC skills
  • You must be proactive
  • You must have a driving licence and a LGV would be advantageous
  • A CPC would be preferable although not essential



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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