Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Fleet / Transport Supervisor (Bedford)

Job Description

A well respected retail and distribution business has a genuinely exciting opportunity for an experienced Fleet/Transport Supervisor who is looking to take that next important career step with a view to developing their career into more senior management. You will join an expanding, dynamic business in the Bedford region that will develop and support your career aspirations within logistics.

Reporting directly into the senior operations manager, the role would suit a competent and professional Fleet / Transport Supervisor with real ambition to assist in the continued growth of this diverse business. It is important that you have a thorough understanding of the pressures and demands that this environment brings with it, but of equal importance will be your forward thinking, dynamic approach to man-management to ensure that your drivers and office team are engaged and working as efficiently as possible and that the customer service experience is second to none. You will be expected to conduct performance reviews, appraisals and manage all personnel issues. Your approach will be open, honest, direct and straight forward. A strong character is essential and a certain gravitas will be required. Reliability, flexibility and integrity are values that are held in high esteem. CPC will be required for this role.

It is essential that you have clear communication skills, can build rapport with your team, but also manage behaviours appropriately. You will have knowledge of transport legalities and oversee the operational effectiveness to ensure the business runs as smoothly and as efficiently as possible by achieving optimum service levels whilst working to business critical KPI's.

The ideal candidate will be one who is looking for a business in which to make their mark, who has bags of energy and enthusiasm, genuine passion not only for the logistics industry but also in setting the bar as to what excellence means, someone who wants to drive the business forward and make it their own and who actively encourages a continuous improvement approach to each and every task.

This is an exceptional opportunity to develop your career. Salary is c£30K, working days (any 5 from 7). For immediate consideration send your CV ASAP!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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