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Assistant Shift Manager

About the role

We are looking for a Transport Assistant Shift Manager to join our team for an interim period, who has a real can-do attitude who is passionate about delivering excellent customer service and willing to go the extra mile for our customers.

  • Do you have the ability to engage and motive a team to work to the best of their ability?
  • Can you build good team relationships and identify individual training needs?
  • Do you possess first class organisation and people management skills?
  • Are you well organised, self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative with minimum supervision?
  • Do have excellent knowledge using Microsoft word and excel?
  • Are you dedicated and flexible with your working hours to meet the demands of this challenging role?

If you have answered yes to all the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

We are looking for a high calibre applicant to support the Shift Managers to lead, develop and motivate our team of multi-drop drivers. Working within this dynamic department you will ensure that our large, fast moving transport operation runs smoothly and efficiently, by achieving optimum service levels across all contracts whilst working to specific KPI’s.

Role Responsibility

Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will manage the demands of the busy shift, dealing with problems that may arise in a professional, effective and timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels to ensure relevant information is shared and process is completed effectively.
  • Ensure all aspects of legislation relating to commercial vehicles (including tachograph and driver’s hour’s regulations) and managed effectively.
  • Support the attendance management process in line with policy
  • Ensure that all routes are covered and leave the depot at the agreed departure time.
  • Assist in the management of staffing levels and monitoring standards which support the achievement of our objectives.
  • Ensure legal compliance if adhered to at all times.

You will need



Whats in it for you

Benefits: Pension, 26 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
  • 25% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Hut & Pizza Express, TGI Fridays, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama                 

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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