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Job Overview

Contract Type

Permanent

Salary

£28,500 Permanent

Department

Warehouse Operations

Location

Exeter

Region

South West

County

Devon

Post Code

EX5 1EW

Job Overview

About The Role

Are you ready to join our team of AO superheroes?

We are on the lookout for a Senior Depot Supervisor who will assist both with the daily operation of the depot and be a main point of contact for our Drivers; playing a crucial part in boosting the morale of our existing crews, alongside welcoming new drivers and promoting positive teamwork.

  • Salary: £28,500 per annum
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5:30pm / 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

• Support training for new starters to include Safe Systems of Work and Health and Safety
• Briefing team daily/weekly on key priorities and workload
• Supervise the team and allocating tasks and priorities
• Communicate with our Drivers, handling any queries efficiently and in a professional manner
• Liaise with our vehicle management unit, subcontractors and Drivers completing in-house reports to provide data required by the Regional Manager and Head Office on a daily basis.
• Deliver training to new and current Self-employed Delivery Drivers.
• Conduct recruitment sessions/presentations to potential Self-employed contractors

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 District Manager to drive performance and service
  • Able to lead, inspire and motivate others
  • React quickly to information and be able to solve problems independently
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written
  • Competent use of Microsoft, particularly Excel

A Bit About Us

When it comes to appliances and electricals, we’ve got the lot. Washing machines? Yep. TVs? Check. Laptops? Absolutely. Everything except doorbells (just kidding, we’ve got those too).

We’re known for helping our customers brilliantly - and it’s no different for AOers. We care about more than what’s on your CV, because together we can do extraordinary things.

Our Benefits

Our benefits are designed to cover the moments that matter to AOers. From health and wellness to giving back - you’ll be rewarded inside and outside of work.

  • Our Value Creation Plan; We've created a unique long term bonus plan for every AOer to share in our success, giving you the opportunity of an exceptional reward in return for exceptional business performance.
  • Holidays; 25 days, plus bank holidays (increasing to 27 days after 2 years with us!)
  • Pension; Contribute 5% of your annual salary and we'll do the same, giving you a little extra support for the future.
  • Be a VIP at the AO Arena; we have loads of opportunities to win free tickets and pre-sale access!
  • Health & wellbeing; discounted gym membership, an onsite spa and our Help @ Hand scheme giving you access to virtual GP’s, Mental Health support and much more.
  • Discounts; exclusive discounts across our product range.
  • Family leave; Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave.
  • Making a difference; 2 fully paid days a year to donate your time to any charity of your choice.

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

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