Transport Supervisor - Bristol

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Bristol | Ref: BBBH28567


Transport Supervisor


£Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile

Bunzl Catering Supplies, part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, is the leading distributor of disposables, packaging and hygiene solutions to the hospitality and catering sectors in the UK. Delivering to a variety of customers in both the private and public sector from small independent cafe owners, local health trusts and schools to national hotel and restaurant chains.

As the exclusive recruitment partner for Bunzl Catering, Cast UK are leading the search for a Transport Supervisor to be based from their DC in Bristol. The incumbent to this role will take responsibility for control of drivers, vehicles and route planning within the site alongside the Transport Manager. Reporting into the Site Transport Manager, the Transport Supervisor will assist in taking responsibility for the execution, direction, and coordination of all operations and planning for the fleet based at the DC. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work within a fast-paced operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Transport Manager in directing the activities of staff in relation to transport operations including dispatching, routing, and tracking.
  • Ensure that staff comply with policies and procedures, safety rules, and government regulations
  • Review the performance of Transport Clerks and Drivers
  • Contribute to the planning, development and organisation of the transport department.
  • Ensure vehicle maintenance schedules are adhered too as well as managing daily defects
  • Ensure route planning and vehicle loading is appropriate and suggest improvements where possible
  • Ensure OTIF ( on time in full ) is met and that all deliveries are executed as per the customer requirements
  • Conduct investigations to determine causes of accidents to improve safety procedures

Skills & Experience

Candidates are sought who have a passion for operational transport and who have experience of working within a fast paced transport operation. We are searching for someone who is a perfectionist, capable of recognising areas of improvement and influencing decision making. The correct candidate will be well organised, thorough, enjoy challenging situations and have the persistence to see a job through to conclusion.


£Competitive + Excellent Benefits

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