Transport Supervisor / Scheduler - Global Chemicals Distributor

24000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + + Excellent Benefits
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Transport Supervisor / Scheduler - Global Chemicals Distributor
GBP24,000 - GBP27,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

++ Do you have proven transport scheduling and leadership skills? If so are you ready to join the best in the business? ++

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Supervisor to join our busy Operations Team in Exeter. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will control the daily transport function of 5 drivers and be responsible for ensuring daily product delivery to customers and reducing costs with hired haulage.

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $10 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

+ Effective maintenance and management of the Exeter transport fleet.
+ Co-operate on all matters concerned with Health, Safety, Training, Legislation and the Environment.
+ Compliance with all transportation sector legal requirements.
+ To recommend to the Operations Manager ways in which the company can improve profitability and operating effectiveness.
+ The achievement of fleet utilisation and availability targets.
+ To ensure that customer deliveries are planned and resourced efficiently ensuring deliveries are made on time and in full.
+ To manage the fleet costs ensuring costs are within budget for Exeter and to minimise hired haulage spend.
+ You will be an active member of the Exeter Ops team and provide assistance and cover as and when required, particularly for absence and holidays.
+ Assist with administrative duties as required

We Are Looking For:

The successful candidate will have proven transport and scheduling skills, balanced with excellent leadership skills. You will be an efficient communicator and have the ability to influence, inspire and motivate others to reach higher standards and performance. You will be customer focused, having numerical, analytical and computer skills second to none. You will have the ability to work under pressure, delegate tasks and get the very best from the team.

Experience of SAP would be advantageous and a CPC certificate would be desirable.

What we offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefit
+ Discounted childcare vouchers
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you'd expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

Interested? Just Apply Below...

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