Vacancy details

At Bibby we endeavour to advertise all vacancies internally in the first instance in order to allow current colleagues the opportunity to apply for promotion or similar roles. All roles are circulated on a weekly basis internally and emailed to all depots. We recognise not all vacancies will be filled internally and why we are working in partnership with Blue Octopus to attract fresh new people to the business.

Transport Supervisor (Maternity cover 6-9 months)

Location: Clitheroe

Salary: £30,000

Closing Date: 23/05/2018

An opportunity has arisen for Bibby to recruit a Transport Supervisor to cover Mat Leave at our Clitheroe Site.

The ideal candidate will be :

Responsible for developing and building efficient routes whilst maximising vehicle capacity, ensuring all work is distributed whilst complying with Transport Legislation, Health & Safety and customer service requirements.

Ensuring that the Transport Planners deliver the customer’s products on time and in full using the most cost effective means possible and best use of available resources including maximising the utilisation of Bibby Drivers in line with current driver hours and WTD legislation.

Key Duties and Accountabilities (will include but not be limited to)

·Ensure that your Site Planners plan all relevant customer deliveries utilising the software available at site to ensure delivery windows are met.

·Through liaising with your Site Planners that you are fully aware of any delays and possible issues with delivery.

·Liaise with the Customer as required in relation to delays and possible issues with delivery.

·Develop back haul lanes with both BDL depots and 3rd party customers whilst maintaining fleet utilisation.

·Source local agency drivers as and when required (in conjunction with our PSL) providing an accurate brief of job required.

·Source local sub contractors as and when required.

·Co-ordinate a late load report in line with operational requirements and deadlines.

·Ensure that Site Planners are aware that the loads meet safety standards.

·Manage the Site Planners ensuring they are using the most efficient start times.

·Ensure adequate Pre-Briefing of Drivers is taking place to ensure that they fully understand their instructions.

·Ensure adequate De-Briefing of Drivers upon their return to ensure that all documentation has been completed correctly.

·Ensure your Site Planners are compliant with Working Time Directive.

·Ensure that the Site Planners regularly Download Driver cards for analysis

·Ensure that the Site Planners Comply with all Transport legislation reducing tachograph infringements to below the company target and adhering to WTD regulations.

·Ensure that the Site Planners Conduct regular meetings/ reviews including probation assessments and return to work interviews with their drivers.

·Ensure compliance with Agency Driver checklist.

·Communicate routes to and liaise with other Bibby Depots

·Record trailer information on all inbound/outbound deliveries and stand trailers.

·Fully understand and communicate agreed KPI’s for Department

·All other transport office related duties

Key Experience and Qualifications:

·People management skills

·Experience of working in a busy Transport office

·Knowledge of Drivers Hours, Tachograph and WTD legislation

·Knowledge of Continuous Improvement.

·Strong negotiating skills

·Good standard of education

·IT literate

·Knowledge of Health & Safety

·Commercial understanding

·Knowledge of transport systems.

Technical skills and behavioral competencies:

·Leading and engaging people

·Develop self and others.

·Self starter who works on their own initiative.

·Team builder

·Ability to prioritise

·Team Player

·Good communication skills

·Lateral thinker

·Works well under pressure

·Able to develop relationships with others (both internal and external)

·Problem solving and decision making skills.

·People management skills