Shit Team Leader
£18.31 Per Hour (£40,000 Per Annum)
Long Term Sickness Cover that could go Permanent
The Shift lead - The Team Leaders will support the operational activity on a 24/7 basis and will have a clear understanding of delivery Schedules that are created by the central planning function. Primarily they will be a point of contact for Drivers at Manchester, and will make operational decisions based on Telemetry information and resources available.
They will support the objectives and aims of the central planning function and ensure that the schedules are created and the efficiencies generated are "managed" on site. Paying close attention to delivery requirements, telemetry levels, customer forecasting and service levels will be a pre-requisite.
He/she will act as a backup to the Bulk and Bagged Scheduling Team when required and will have a firm understanding of a hands on transport type role.
He/she will gain good understanding of the contractor/agency requirements & cost, by collating & inputting daily operational information on to spreadsheets & DIMS (out account tool).
Will have awareness over period and weekly spend through sub contractor and agency movement, plus variable and exceptional cost areas. They will report directly to the Logistics Manager. Once fully trained and competent they will offer sickness and holiday cover for the traffic scheduler, additional support will be required on the weighbridge function.
Should have minimum 5 years office experience in a transport or logistics environment who can demonstrate extensive experience in load scheduling and the supervision of drivers, also with current operating experience of Microsoft Office based PC systems as a minimum. Should be skilled in the areas of data collection and KPI reporting and must have experience of controlling information gathering from drivers at several locations, with sound knowledge of the EU drivers Working Time Directive (WTD).
The individual will need to be a good team player, flexible, and with the ability to use Spreadsheets and calculations in Excel. A clear thinker, systematic and routine on occasion, he/she will also need to use their own initiative, organisational skills will be exceptional, as will attention to detail, a team player often, but with the ability to plan his/her weekly tasks in a controlled and precise way.
- A substantial career history within the distribution sector with strong evidence of distribution systems.
- Computer literate (specifically Microsoft Office).
- Full understanding of the Working Time Directive
- Clean full driving license
- Certificate of Professional Competence - National Road Transport Operations (national CPC).
- Good Knowledge of routing & scheduling at all levels
- Relevant experience of food product distribution, especially bulk powder handling.
- Relevant experience of pressurized vessels.
- Class C+E Driving License*
*Subject to endorsements
It is believed that this role will suit an experienced distribution/logistics person who has significant experience in the day to day running of a busy distribution operation, he/she will still be expected to provide a significant amount of support and input to the FLM
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