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Our Transport department services the Distribution Centre network and all our Superdrug and Savers stores to ensure that we deliver the right product at the right time at an unbeatable cost.  We manage our own fleet and driver agency provider, cover the operation 24 hours 7 days a week working closely with the Transport Planning department to achieve our KPI's. 

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

Manage the day to day delivery activity of the Transport function in an efficient manner whilst abiding by all legislation.
Ensure all drivers are issued with correct delivery instructions and activities. 
De-brief drivers after every trip and deliver feedback to the appropriate department.
Ensure vehicles and trailers are kept within service schedules, booking all required maintenance and repairs with the relevant workshop.
Provide a first line of contact with stores in the event of schedule changes and daily issues.
Provide an effective shift handover to the incoming team.

What you’ll need to succeed
Previous experience within a transport environment including managing drivers is desirable but not essential.
Customer facing exposure.
Excellent customer service skills.
Proactive problem solving and decision-making skills.
Flexibility and reliability.
Able to work within a team as well as on own initiative.
Exposure to cost accountability is desirable but not essential i.e. understanding business impact and costs of your decisions.
Computer literacy proficient with Excel, Word and Outlook.
Previous admin experience would be advantageous.
Good phone manner, able to communicate with store teams and liaise with DC colleagues.

Hours: 40 per week working 10 hour shifts 06H00 to 16H00, 07H00 to 17H00 & 10H00 to 20H00. Working 4 over 7 days including weekend working.

**Previous AS Watson and Single Resource/Job & Talent employees working elsewhere may apply, pending the outcome of a selection criteria which would include pending or issued disciplinary action.

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Unit 1 Prologis Park,Arenson Way,DUNSTABLE,LU5 4RZ


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