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Transport Supervisor - Nights

Slough, Permanent, Attractive Salary + Excellent Benefits (dependant on experience)
Reference: AJ0995

Our Client

One of the UK’s leading Suppliers of Integrated Waste Management, Recycling and Environmental Services.

Purpose and Responsibilities

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Transport Supervisor to join a well respected company within the Waste and Recycling Sector. As Shift Supervisor you will work closely with the Transport Manager for a large Waste and Recycling contact. You’ll be responsible for the supervision of the Drivers, Vehicles and Operatives employed on the contract ensuring all daily requirements are met, monitoring staff performance, PPE and uniform is worn at all times, carry out vehicle checks and following company health and safety policies.

You’ll be responsible for assessing staff performance therefore maintaining a strong presence on site and nightly ‘walk arounds’ are essential. The shifts will be in the pattern of 4 nights on 4 nights off, 4.30PM – 4AM.

  • Supervise all operational staff on the contracts, ensuring a high level of motivation, discipline andmorale aremaintained.
  • Helping to ensure all operational employees fulfil their contractual obligations
  • Assisting with delivery of toolbox talks and encouraging employee feedback and the promotion of new ideas and procedures in a positive manner.
  • Assisting to ensure all accidents and injuries are reported promptly and correctly and that any follow-up actions are implemented in a timely way, e.g. isolate the area/faulty equipment and assist with any pursuing investigation that may benecessary.
  • ‘Walk the job’ on a daily basis to assess operational staffs’ performance, and liaise with andbuild professional relationships with customers and staff throughout thesite.
  • Regular checking of training matrix to ensure all operational employees are trained for the tasks they are assigned, identify additional training needs in liaison with the Transport Manager – Heathrow Airport Contract or Depot OperationsManager.
  • Ensure all plant and equipment are maintained and kept in a safe and efficient state of repair and that all defects are reported andrepaired.

Person Specification

You’ll also have:

  • Strong supervisory skills and the ability to motivate in order to achieve excellent servicelevels.
  • Ability to assess and improve systems and processes within a growingbusiness.
  • Strong relationship-building, influencing and interpersonalskills.
  • Practical hands-on approach, promoting a ‘can do’attitude.
  • Confident communicator, accurate, discrete, approachable, flexible and ability tomulti-task.
  • Strong team worker with ability to work on own initiative.
  • A good appreciation of current workplace health & safetylegislation.
  • Ability to obtain airside pass and airside drivinglicence.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Fleet/Transport/Shift/Operations supervisor Experience: 3 Years Minimum
  • Waste Management/Recycling Industry Experience: 3 Years Minimum
  • Driving Licence – Essential
  • LGV/HGV License - Desirable



Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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