Coburg Banks | Multi-sector UK recruitment agency

Transport Team Leader

£37000 - £38000 per annum 
Job Type:
Newcastle upon Tyne 
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain 
Job Ref:

Transport Team Leader
Based in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary circa £38,000 + Excellent Benefits

The UK’s leading and best-known food-on-the-go retailer are currently looking to recruit an experienced Transport Team Leader at their production facility in Gosforth, just outside Newcastle. The role would be on a 3 week rotating shift pattern, 45 hours per week, and you would take responsibility for the day to day transport operation ensuring all aspects run smoothly and in accordance with food and health & safety requirements.

The Role
o Ensure all deliveries are made on time and in full
o Carry out team briefings and daily de-brief
o Monitor team behaviour and performance and deal with any issues
o Set and monitor team targets and objectives
o Lead by example with regards to company values

The Candidate
The ideal candidate must have experience supervising a team within a temperature controlled delivery operation. Class C licence is essential, as is flexibility on working hours, plus good IT skills. The role will suit a confident and results driven individual with excellent communication skills, able to liaise and influence at all levels, plus strong organisational, planning, and problem solving skills.

The Company
One of the UK’s leading and most well-known bakery retailers. Offering a competitive salary plus benefits including bonus, training, and excellent career development opportunities, this is a great chance for an ambitious logistics professional to make an impact within a dynamic market-leading company.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Transport Manager, Logistics Supervisor, Fleet Scheduling Manager, Distribution Planning Officer, Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Manager.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, County Durham, Longbenton, Wallsend, Cramlington, Gateshead.

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