Transport Operations Supervisor


Job Details


UK London Gateway EnergyLink

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Upto £35k + company benefits

Closing Date

24/01/2021 12:00

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity has opened for an experienced Location Operations Supervisor to join our team at our site in DP World, London Gateway

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. 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.”

How will you contribute?

  • Reporting to the Location Operations Manager with the responsibility for a team of fuels drivers.
  • Daily resource management of drivers and all operational requirements, ensuring the site runs efficiently and effectively.
  • Proactively motivating and engaging with driver teams to achieve customer KPI’s
  • To ensure the operation achieves all weekly KPI’s, through effective use of vehicle telematics, driver resourcing and tacho management.
  • To ensure the department operates within the legal constraints of the site operator’s licence
  • Ensure the operation is fully compliant with legislation and company tachograph policy.
  • Ensure the operation complies with the Road Traffic Act.
  • Ensure department complies with health and safety legislation.
  • Carry out investigations where applicable

What will you bring?

  • Experience of working within a transport environment, preferably in the fuels sector with full knowledge of transport legislation.
  • Knowledge of vehicle telematics.
  • Previous experience of investigation and grievance procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of transport driver targets
  • Experience of supervising / managing a team
  • Experience of working within a unionised environment.
  • Excellent PC skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage change effectively is essential
  • Experience of conducting appraisals / performance management is desirable
  • Strong literacy, numeracy and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of EU driving hours / WTD is a necessity
  • Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Resilient, persistent and tenacious

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, private healthcare, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme ,employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more

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

Apply Now!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

Note to recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit direct, but we do have a Preferred Supplier List for when we need a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

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