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Assistant Shift Manager (Days)

About the role

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute the entire stock that goes into our customer’s stores across the UK, priding ourselves on quality of service.


Working within a fast-paced, reactive transport operation, the assistant shift manager is responsible for executing the daily plan, monitoring the loading operation and logging attendance and absence.


The assistant shift manager is also required to support the shift manager in all facets of the transport operation and people management.

Role Responsibility

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Controlling the dispatch board, logging staff arrival, and ensuring routes depart on time
  • Managing staff absences
  • Working with agencies to cover gaps in the plan
  • Completing investigations and disciplinaries
  • Involved in all monitoring all aspects of legal transport compliance
  • Liaising with the warehouse for loading and other issues
  • Completing licence checks on drivers
  • Allocating and monitoring vehicles on the tracking system
  • Preparation and processing of driver infringements
  • Investigation of personal and vehicle accidents
  • Supporting all aspects of the transport operation, as required

You will need

Working Hours: Twelve hours a day on a four-on, four-off rota, which will include Saturdays and public holidays when the shift patterns fall on those days.  Typical start time either 08:00 or 20:00. Potential overtime available.


Skills Required: An ability to work under pressure is essential. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and a knowledge of driving and working time laws will prove advantageous.


We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Whats in it for you

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Hut & Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

About us

About Us

We have always aspired to be the Best and now we are.

We are so confident in our supply chain, our people and our service that we can truly live up to our name, The Best Food Logistics company. Our people are what make us the best. We take the greatest care to commit to our vision and values with each interaction and at every touch point through the supply chain. There is no magic system to what we do. We stick to our values, and everything else falls into place. We are proud of our simplicity and straightforward approach.

We love our customers! We want them to love us! We aim to do that by providing great service, every day, by providing value with vision, and performance with passion.

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Best Logistics and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*



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