My client are a large dairy processing company in the UK, with multiple sites across the country, serving high profile customers within the retail, food service and food processing sectors.
With an expansion on business in the North of England during 2018 we are now seeking to place a Distribution Supervisor at their site in Leeds on a full-time basis, to supervise the effective, daily running of the warehouse and despatch area, ensuring that safety, efficiency and compliance requirements are observed.
The main duties of the role include:
·Managing and controlling attendance of staff
·Managing operational / customer delivery issues with drivers
·Managing holiday requests
·Responsible for checking all drivers observe PPE guidelines
·Checking that delivery notes are fully completed.
·Notifying management of any issues of employee non-compliance / misconduct, which needs escalation to counselling / disciplinary stage
·Providing cover for deliveries, where there is shortage of drivers, or additional deliveries
·Ensuring that the warehouse is kept clean, safe and in working order
·The job holder should ideally be educated to GCSE level or equivalent, and have supervisory experience, ideally in a distribution, service orientated environment.
·Good supervision and planning skills
·Skilled in handling operational / logistics issues in a professional manner
·Good communication skills both written and verbal.
·Able to communicate clearly and motivate all Depot employees.
The working hours are 5.00 am to 1.00 pm (5 days per week between Mon - Sat, potentially negotiable), though during busy periods, some flexibility may be needed.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE