Transport Supervisor

Hermes Parcelnet Ltd
£25000 per annum
31 Jul 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The UK's largest home delivery courier network, Hermes will delivered more than 260 million parcels last year on behalf of the biggest names in retail and our network of over 14,500 hard working lifestyle Couriers make this happen providing a high quality doorstep service. We employ over 2,500 people; delivering parcels to over 190 countries.

Our Midlands Super Hub in Rugby is set to launch in August this year. A £31million investment and the size of 33 football pitches, this hub will be the largest in Europe and will have the capacity to process 1.2 million parcels a day.

The purpose of this role is to support the Transport Shift-Manager and Compliance Manager within the transport operational running of the site. Working in a site which services blue-chip customers, you'll be working with our driver teams to ensure a timely dispatch and conduct effective driver debriefs, managing safety and legal compliance aspects.

You'll have accountability for specific tasks such as:

    Brief drivers to ensure that all instructions for their allocated runs communicatedLiaise and partner with external and internal clients regarding collections and deliveries on the current service level and what's plannedUse source data to compile management reportsRevise driver log sheets with the drivers, ensuring vehicle checks are completed and all accidents/damage reported dailyUndertake the completion of relevant tasks such as downloading of information from digital tachographs, monitoring & managing information from the vehicle telematics system and H&S responsibilities e.g. yard walks, vehicle checks
You will have the passion, drive and confidence to work cross functionally across the region as part of a growing team.

Essential Skills for the role:

    Experience of working in a Logistics environmentPC literate in programmes such as Microsoft OfficeExperience in managing teams of people at 1st line manager or above (Desirable)Systems knowledge & experience of working with telematics transport management systems
    Be an effective communicatorProblem solving and planning effective contingencies and solution
We offer you:

    Full training along with a supported induction process22 days holiday including bank holidaysHermes pension up to 5%Life assuranceIncome Protection
Hermes isn't just about parcels, it's about people and being part of a team. Building those key relationships internally and externally, delivering an excellent customer service experience. If you are self-motivated, thrive on daily challenges and enjoy working as part of a team, we want you to be part of Hermes!

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