Greencore Group

Transport Supervisor- Nights

05 Sep 2017
03 Oct 2017
Katy Cross
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Do you have a passion for Transport and are looking for the next step into management?

Based at our Manton depot, we are looking for a Transport Supervisor to plan and lead a our night shift transport team. You will ensure we deliver the required products to customers/depots in a timely manner and we are consistently operating in a manner which ensure the quality and safety of food goods and compliance with legislative and Group standards

This is a night vacancy working on a rotating continental shift pattern over 7 days. 18:00 start time.  

Main responsibilities


Responsibilities include but are not limited to


  • Provide leadership and direction to the team to ensure that they are appropriately trained, operate to Group policy standards and shift performance is maximised
  • Monitor operational practices to ensure that safety and compliance with the road traffic act are the critical priorities at all times
  • Schedule and complete maintenance of the vehicle fleet to ensure compliance with the vehicle check and servicing practices, cleanliness, food safety requirements and leasing agreements
  • Maintain close communication with Greencore sites and customers/depots to ensure that all parties are kept informed of any schedule or revised collection or delivery times
  • Provide information and insight to inform the creation of the weekly route plans and associated drivers’ roster
  • Monitor and adapt route and/or resource plans in response to any changes so that distribution service operates with maximum efficiency and effectiveness
  • Supervise the loading of vehicles to ensure that it is in the correct order in alignment with the vehicle route.

Ideal candidate


  • The role holder must be self-motivated and highly professional with a fair, consistent and diplomatic approach.
  • You must have the ability to work unsupervised, using their own initiative and determined in driving improvement.
  • You will have experience working in a fast paced distribution/ logistics environment supervising a team of drivers.
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) preferred
  • You will have basic computer literacy – able to utilise MS Office Suite for general recording and reporting
  • You will hold a Level 3 IOSH certificate or can demonstrable experience of making safety a critical priority within the team
  • Experience working with HHT would be beneficial.

About the company



Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.


It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

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