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£22,360-24,960 Permanent


Warehouse Operations




South West



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Job Overview

About The Role

Our Assistant Depot Supervisors work closely with our Warehouse Supervisors, ensuring that our operation always runs smoothly and that each one of our customers receives their appliance on time, every time.

A hands-on approach is required to support our self-loading depot and you will ensure that all our vehicles are road worthy, legal and compliant whilst providing on-going support to our Drivers, Quality and People teams.

  • Hours: 5 on 3 off, 5 on 2 off shift pattern, working 1pm-10pm (40 hours per week)
  • Job Type: Full time and permanent contract
  • Location: Compound 56, Greendale Business Park, Woodbury, Salterton, EX5 1EW

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing

  • Work alongside our warehouse team, leading by example and coaching our employed/ self-employed drivers
  • Support the Shift Supervisor and promote a safe working environment, ensuring the team always adhere to Health and Safety procedures
  • Take responsibility for managing loading/ unloading
  • Check that all vehicles leaving the depot are secure and meet required transport legislation requirements
  • Make sure deliveries are going out on time to our customers
  • Complete in-house reports for our Depot Manager
  • Complete alcohol testing when required
  • Communicate with our Drivers, debriefing returning vehicles and handling any queries in a professional manner
  • Continually work towards reducing damage levels

A Few Things About You

  • Understand transport legislation and logistics operation
  • Able to build good relationships with people even when under pressure
  • Challenge any vehicle issues or damages with our Drivers
  • Able to make decisions in the absence of the Supervisor to drive performance and service
  • React quickly to information and be able to solve problems independently
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written
  • Competent use of Microsoft, particularly Excel

Our Benefits

  • 31 days holiday
  • At least 5% contribution pension scheme
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Exclusive Staff Discount
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Packages
  • Expression of wish service
  • Make a difference days (x2 fully paid charity days a year)
  • Share-save Scheme

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.

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