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9 jobs

Transport Manager
Evesham
35,000 - 40,000
Our client is looking for a Transport Manager to work in their transport and compliance department
The Transport Manager is responsible for the company Operators Licence and for organising and overseeing all safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to regulations and law.
Responsible for all driver training, management of infringements, drivers driving behaviours, management of driver hours and driver disciplinary's.
The successful candidate would be responsible to update all transport employees and Directors of current legislation and any changes in legislation and effectively manage the changes in the business ensuring the business remains compliant

Main Duties:
• Understand daily and weekly routing plans by liaising with the Transport Planners, and the internal company tracking system.
• Plan, organise, and manage workloads to ensure work is completed to a satisfactory standard and in accordance with required timescales.
• To co-ordinate all Driver CPC training, ensuring that all personnel are up to date with points and knowledge.
• Investigate and manage any customer complaints in relation to drivers.
• Review, manage, and implement any required schedule and policy changes, including managing and implementing new projects such as change of tracker and tacho provider and implementation of driver performance incentive program.
• Monitor operations to ensure that personnel comply with policies and procedures, safety rules, and driving regulations and law.
• conduct a weekly review of driver time sheets against the vehicle tracker for payroll and ER purposes.
• Conduct investigations to determine causes of transportation accidents and to improve safety procedures.
• To manage all recruitment activities for new driving personnel.
• To manage any employment relations issues with all drivers including handling of any disciplinaries or grievances.
• Monitor and report on transportation costs, to include fuel and driver's costs (including working hours)
• Analyse performance of vehicles and drivers, to encourage better performance to include damage, fuel, harsh breaking, over speeds etc.
• Negotiate and authorise contracts with suppliers of CPC trainers
• Prepare management recommendations and keep management informed and aware of industry changes and legislation.
• Conduct employee training and coaching sessions on subjects such as driver training, and safety standards, including daily walk around checks and driver infringements.
• Conduct tachograph analysis
• Complete all new driver inductions and training
• Management of all agency drivers, monitoring of cards, accidents, breaks and hours
• Keep organised and accurate records of vehicles, schedules, and transport activities.
• Ensure compliance is adhered to at all times, and to remain up to date with safety and driving regulations.
Additional Duties:
• Collaborate with other managers and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.
• Serve as a main point of contact for all personnel surrounding any transportation queries.


Person Specification

Knowledge and experience
• Proven work experience as a Transportation Manager, or similar role
• Experience of route analysis and monitoring driver behaviors
• Familiarity with logistics software, like trackm8ate, tru tac, Aquarius
• Knowledge of budgets and financial controls
• Knowledge of regulations and legislation
• Must be able to work off own initiative and as part of a team
• Experience of working in fresh produce preferable
• Proven experience within a compliant company - operator license to stay within green
• Be able to develop and implement processes, procedures including the management of such
• Ability to work under pressure
• You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
• Developing and managing KPI's

Skills and personal aptitudes
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to supervise and train staff
• Problem-solving abilities
• Numerical and analytical
• Strong communication and people management skills
• Safety conscious with a full knowledge of transport operations and maintenance
• Ability to deliver internal training and coaching
Education

• Full CPC Holder
• Class 1 Licence

Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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Warehouse Supervisor
25,000 to 28,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Evesham
Working hours: Week 1 - 06.30 to 16.00 Week 2 - 10.00 - 19.00 / finish times may vary
Reporting to the Operations Director
Our client operates in storage and distribution for pallet networks and private limited companies. They operate a fleet of 15 vehicles delivering throughout Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.
Key responsibilities will include the day to day management of the warehouse team ensuring we are flexible to deal with the customer requirements and priorities, they always operate to the highest safety and housekeeping standards and work with the team to drive productivity and continuous improvement.
This exciting role is not for the faint hearted, ideally it is for someone who loves a challenge and wants to be an integral part of a fresh innovated team, which is growing month upon month.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
• Warehouse Management - Manage and plan the daily operations of the warehouse. Leading and motivating staff. Forward planning to utilise operation hours, completion of paperwork and scheduling work is essential.
• Directors Communication - Daily meetings with Operations Director re work schedules.
• Health and Safety - taking ownership and responsibility for the warehouse health & safety including training of staff
• Experience - Previous leadership experience in a similar role.
• Counterbalance FLT Licence
• Bendi FLT Licence
• QC checks
• Microsoft office competent (excel, outlook, word)
• Booking goods in and out of stock on bespoke stock system
• Completion and recording of stock takes
• Accurate and punctual
• Ability to speak with customers regarding their stock
• Good Communication skills
• Loading and unloading of deliveries
• Familiarity with pallet network and fast moving goods
• Picking and packing orders for onward deliveries
• Physically fit as a degree of manual handling on a daily basis
• Ensuring the site is secure at close of business
• A 'right first time' culture and the desire to seek out and drive improvements
• Ability to juggle priorities and have a flexible team based approach to work
• SHE - Demonstrates understanding for importance of safety and health policies, procedures and regulations. Creates and safeguards a healthy, safe and sustainable work environment for all employees.
Experience / skills regarded as ideal but not essential
• Secondary School education
• Relevant work experience in storage and distribution
• Heavy vehicle Licence is desirable
Excellent benefits package including pension scheme, and health cash plan
References will be required
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Benefits:
• Company pension
• Employee discount
• On-site parking
Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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Warehouse Manager
Gloucester
25,000

Our client are looking for an experienced warehouse manager to join the rapidly expanding e-commerce business.
In this fast-moving industry you will need to be organized, calm under pressure and a real team player who is willing to take on additional responsibilities.

Requirements to apply:
Ideally we are looking for a candidate that has an ecommerce background
This is a challenging role that will offer great satisfaction once bedded in. You will be given autonomy to deliver change within a fast-paced business which is growing at a very quick rate.
Previous experience within a warehouse / distribution centre environment is preferred.
Hands on experience with warehouse management software, databases and knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality. A proven track record in continuous improvement: addressing issues, finding solutions and implementing new practices.
Must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and ability to manage staff motivating, developing and managing others. Will also have strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
Needs to be approachable, open, fair, consistent, diplomatic with strong communication and interpersonal skills
Have an extremely high level of attention to detail and needs to be very accurate in everything you do

Job Role:

Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company's policies and vision
Help with layout and ensure efficient space utilisation
Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
Manage and conduct investigations, disciplinary and grievance hearings as required
Manage the absence levels within the Warehouse team
Manage KPI's and provide the necessary feedback and training to staff
Recruit, select, coach and motivate employees

Implement and maintain ongoing compliance of Health & Safety regulations.
Shift planning
Responsible for overseeing the good inward process and maintenance of accurate stock control

Working hours - 08:00am - 17:00PM - Monday to Friday. Must be flexible to business needs.
28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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Warehouse Supervisor

25,000 - 30,000 per annum

My client who offers a wealth of experience in haulage, storage and distribution are currently recruiting for a Transhipment Warehouse Supervisor to join their warehouse operations. You will be directly responsible to the Site Manager and ultimately report to the Directorate at all times. You will have the designated authority to allocate work to Warehouse Team leaders / Warehouse Operatives and you will work in partnership with the other Transhipment Warehouse Supervisor on the opposite shift.

This role will require you to liaise and consult with management, customers, suppliers, contractors, health & safety advisor, third parties and other personnel as is necessary to maintain good communication both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead and supervise the operations of the warehouse ensuring correct systems of storage, loading, unloading and labelling are adhered to.
• Liaise with Drivers regarding the loading of vehicles and work as a team to ensure maximum efficiency is achieved within the warehouse operation and in the delivery of freight.
• Resolve complaints taking instruction from the Directorate as appropriate.
• Any defect to forklift vehicles or equipment reported to you is your responsibility to ensure is repaired and/or made unavailable until rectified.
• Ensure operatives are fully conversant with Health & Safety regulations.
• Ensure that arrival and departure times of you and your staff are recorded accurately.
• Monitor Warehouse Team leaders, Operatives and Fork Lift Truck Drivers to ensure they carry out their work to a high standard.
• Ensure the induction of all Warehouse Team Leaders, Operatives and training requirements.
• Attend and make contribution to meetings about improving the warehouse operations.
• Ensure the Warehouse and appropriate surrounding area is kept clean and tidy, safe and inviting to others.

Key Requirements:

• Experience of working in a similar role - (managing the storage of goods) loading and unloading from vehicles, use of forklift trucks (Essential)
• Possess experience of working in a busy warehouse environment (Essential)
• Experience in leading and supervising the operations of the warehouse ensuring correct systems of storage, loading, unloading and labelling are adhered to (Essential)
• Ability to locate stock safely and securely within a warehouse environment and labelling / identifying freight accurately (Essential)
• Conversant in processing paperwork relating to inbound and outbound freight (Essential)
• Accurately manage driver internal labelling and pallet network labelling (Essential)
• Manage stocktakes/ provide stock counts to the traffic office as and when required (Essential)

Workforce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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