Senior Transport Supervisor

Leicestershire Permanent £35,000 - £37,000
  • A growing, fast-moving, logistics distributor based in Leicestershire...
  • Any 5 from 7 (Days) shift pattern...

About Our Client

My client is a market leader in the retail distribution logistics sub-sectors. The company is a growing SME business who have various sites across the United Kingdom. The business is currently under-going large growth to their retail distribution network and therefore looking for experienced candidates to join the business.

Job Description

The successful candidate will report directly into the overall Logistics General Manager and will be responsible for the entire operation upon an any 5 from 7 shift pattern. As a Senior Transport Supervisor you will have a workforce of two Transport Team Leaders, a mixture of Administration / Planning staff, numerous warehouse-hands and a team of around 30 drivers.

The key account abilities for the post-holder will be as follows:

  • People Management - development / training of staff and enforcing HR procedures
  • Managing all stakeholders - with a strong emphasis upon continuing strong relationships with the union.
  • Monitoring and managing of all KPI's across the Depot
  • Responsible for all transport compliance and the safe transit of all goods in line with regulations.
  • Engagement with a large P&L / budgetary responsibility.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Transport Supervisor will be required to have the following skills and experience and the ability to commute to the Leicestershire area:


  • CPC Qualified - ideally National & International - competent in transport legalisation
  • Experience managing in operations with over 20+ vehicles
  • Experience upholding and raising KPI achievements


  • Experience managing large teams in a strongly unionised environment
  • Qualified in either IOSH or NEBOSH health & safety.
  • Member of recognised associations is advantageous (i.e - CILT)

What's on Offer

  • £35,000-£37,000
  • Up to 15% bonus
  • 25+8 days holiday
  • Pension scheme and private healthcare

Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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