About The Role
Our Transport Supervisor will work closely to the Transport Manager, Regional Manager and Outbase Mangers ensuring that we have the right vehicles in the right place, at the right time. Liaising closely with external suppliers, including dealerships and vehicle suppliers, you will manage relationships for maintenance, fleet support and additional vehicle requirements. You will also liaise regularly with our commercial department continually helping to explore new ways to improve out vehicles and develop modifications as our business expands.
Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing
Promote H&S culture by ensuring that employees work in a way that reduces risk. A good understanding of H&S legislation is preferable Communicate with vehicle manufactures and leasing companies with future vehicle and trailer specs Continuously improvement in maintenance of vehicles ensuring full legal compliance Regular maintenance agent review meetings nationally bringing relevant contracts Help to manage the company MOT pass rate- to prevent any detrimental effect on company OCRS Ensure we have the right management teams on each licence Ensure all fleet is up to date on the VOSA database Maintaining the company licences in each different traffic area You will do this by; As out Transport Supervisor you will ensure that our day-to-day running of the transport department runs effectively at all times and that any tasks set by the transport manager have been achieved.
A Few Things About You
WHAT WILL I BE EXPECTED TO DELIVER?
* Maximise on quality, time and cost by ensuring that all vehicles are loaded as efficiently as can be, within legal and safety guidelines
* Support with performance on agreed KPI’s
You need to be able to build lasting, effective relationships with people around you even under pressure and in difficult situations. You must smart enough to think on your feet and have a passion to drive our performance paying careful attention to the service we deliver for our customers. You have to be bold enough to make key decisions quickly and trust your own judgement in the absence of the Operations Manager.
An in-depth understanding of warehouse operations
Experience of working to tight deadlines
Experience of working in a transport/logistics or warehouse an environment with daily fluctuating workloads
Able to analyse information quickly to help to build routes and vehicle loading plans
Able to remain calm and focussed under time pressure
Able to solve problems independently and with confidence
Able to communicate effectively especially by email and phone
* Has a logical and methodical approach to all tasks
* Has an analytical mind
* PC literate including warehouse software and Microsoft Packages
* Can use Excel to intermediate or advanced level
* Experience using in-house warehouse or transport management systems
A Bit About Us
At AO, we want to make sure our customers are happy. When they have a smile on their face, we know we’ve done a good job. It’s at the heart of everything we do, and it’s why our logo is always smiling.
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 passionate, relentless and full of beans, determined to make a difference and change the world for the better. From massive changes to tiny tweaks - making a difference is what keeps us driven.
It started at a pub in Bolton with a £1 bet and a belief that things could be done better!
Why Choose AO?
Our people are our superpower, and that’s no accident. We’re looking for everyday heroes who want to learn and help other people achieve. Those glass-half-full-types who have an appetite for a better tomorrow.
With AO, the sky’s the limit. We’ll support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward.
We keep things simple. We say things like "treat every customer like they’re your gran" and "make decisions your mum would be proud of" because we’re personal and act with integrity - every day in every action.
We’ve designed our benefits to cover everything from big moments to little helps. As well all as the essentials, like pensions and holidays, we’ve got our own "AO Perks" to help you with the little things that matter.
To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.
• 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
• At least 5% contribution pension scheme*
• Dedicated wellness initiatives that support your wellbeing, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.