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Transport Team Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

We are recruiting to join our Transport Team at our Booker Retail Partner site. In this position, you will support the site management team in the efficient and cost effective management of the Transport operations.

Role Responsibility

The transport team manager will manage vehicle breakdowns whilst ensuring that the impact to the retailer is kept to a minimum. You will also be responsible for analysing Tacho-graph infringement report and go through infringement with drivers as well as liaising with the Warehouse Operation to ensure timely loading and departure of loads. 

Management of ensuring legal compliance with all transport legislation and in particular Driver’s hours and maintenance of the Fleet so that it is available when required for servicing and MOT’s and Defect Management of the Fleet is also a requirement of the role.

You will need

To be successful in this role you should:

Be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) – you must have at least C or above in English & Maths

Have knowledge of the transport function within the FMCG distribution industry

Working knowledge of the business and operational aspects of supervising a depot transport operation

Knowledge of transport legislation

Have strong communication skills

Ability to manage & train employees

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Whats in it for you

Apart from your salary, you’ll receive 30 Days annual leave including bank holidays and be entitled to join our company contributory pension scheme where we’ll match your contribution up to 5%. 

You’ll also receive a discount card with 10% off at all Booker & Makro stores. There’s also our Save As You Earn scheme which you can join each year which allows you to save tax free with the option to buy company shares at a discounted rate (T’s&C’s apply). 

About us

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 Retail Partners, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud 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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