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Transport Supervisor

Rainham, Permanent, 34K - 38K DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Reference: AJ0870

The Client

A leading regional Waste Management and Recycling company operating across the South East.

Purpose and Responsibilities 

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced and passionate Transport/Fleet Supervisor to join ethical, fast growing recycling company based in Rainham. With significant investment being made at our clients operations base in the next two years, this is a great opportunity to join their exceptional team.

As Transport Supervisor you will support the Transport Manager in line managing all specialist truck and cage drivers and ensure that the staff you manage are not only fulfilling their duties but exceeding them. Your focus will be on managing drivers and vehicles, ensuring compliance with defect reporting and walk around’s. You will work a 45-hour week, typically working 4am to 2pm (with one-hour unpaid break). Flexibility will be required to cover the occasional night and weekend shift

Specific Responsibilities

  • Line Manager to 25 Drivers.
  • Ensure all drivers are completing daily walk around checks correctly and reporting defects immediately. Arrange for rectification of defects.
  • Manage vehicle maintenance contractors.
  • Review tachograph data and discipline drivers in line with company policy.
  • Carry out on-site repairs of minor vehicle defects by keeping a stock of spare parts (bulbs, etc) and tools and by providing appropriate training to drivers.

Required experience:

  • Line management experience of 15+ members of staff
  • Strong people management skills, leading by example, engaging with colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to remain calm and upbeat under pressure.
  • Confidence to be assertive with drivers when required.
  • Organised and good attention to detail

Required licence or certification:

  • C Class Drivers License with full drivers CPC and Digital Tacho Card – Essential
  • CPC National Certificate holder (Sponsorship available)


  • £38,000 basic salary.
  • Employee pension scheme and a travel season ticket loan
  • Dedicated individual training budget with opportunity to progress
  • 25 days' annual leave + BH
  • Monthly lunch and breakfast



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

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