Transport Supervisor - temporary contract

  • Vacancy Title
  • Transport Supervisor - temporary contract
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • MEP Hire
  • Location
  • Staines
  • Closing Date
  • 28/05/2021
  • Job Description
  • Why join MEP Hire? Firstly, we are a specialist market leading rental company in the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, & commercial fit-out sectors. But more than that we are big enough to matter but definitely small enough to care. Whether it be customers, suppliers, or our own colleagues, we want to make the difference.

    We aspire to be a business with the right ethos – a balance between delivering outstanding service to customers whilst creating value for our stakeholders including our employees.

    Do you want to make a difference and be part of a successful and growing specialist business and be at the heart of our next period of growth? If you do, we look forward to hearing from you and if your application is successful look forward to working with you to create an even bigger and better business.

    As a division of Vp plc, a group of 6 specialist hire businesses, MEP Hire, hire mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment alongside the low level access machines.

    As the Transport Supervisor, you will lead the transport team taking responsibility of all movement of goods in and out of the branch and ensuring customer requirements are met.

    You will ensure the department achieves all agreed delivery & collection schedules on time with minimal complaints or issues. We are a busy branch with a high volume of movements in and out that require organisation, planning and level headed leadership to ensure targets are met.

    Other responsibilities include ensuring the vehicles are kept roadworthy and legal and meet our obligations for the operator’s licence at all times, ensure Lytx procedures are being adhered to and also the effective and efficient vehicle routing with completed “on time” deliveries

    You will also take responsibility for the health and safety within the transport team and wider branch, you must make certain that the business is compliant with HSE legislation and offers a safe working environment


    Skills & experience required:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
    • Experience using software systems
    • Experience of running a transport fleet is essential
    • Considerable experience of managing a team
    • Experience of creating and managing processes and procedures
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Knowledge of the small tools and Low Level Access is desirable