Transport Team Manager - Dagenham Distribution Centre

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Dagenham, Essex.
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Job Description

Nothing beats working for the best. Join Tesco and you’ll enjoy lots of support, scope for your development and a very competitive salary and benefits package. If you’ve spent time working in a fast moving, customer focused Distribution environment even better.

We are currently looking for a Transport Team Manager – for our New Distribution Centre due to open soon.

My Job is:
I lead and motivate my team to ensure deliveries to store arrive on time and in the condition that the Customer requires. I also ensure the delivery schedule is resourced to meet the agreed requirements and Key Performance Indicators

My Manager is:
Transport Manager

Who will I be working with?
• Distribution Centre Manager
• Distribution Centre Senior Team
• Distribution Centre Warehouse Team Managers
• Driver Colleagues
• Transport Clerical Colleagues
• Support Clerical Colleagues
• National Schedulers
• Store Managers and Duty Managers
• Distribution Support Office Teams
• Third Party Logistics Companies
• Maintenance Companies

What will I have to do?/How I do it:
• I spend 30% of my time managing resource and delivery schedule from the Paragon Plan
• I spend 20% of my time managing the movement of vehicles around the Distribution Centre
• I spend 20% carrying out and reviewing outcomes of Driver Colleague De-briefs
• I spend 10% of my time monitoring the Isotrak and Tru Track systems
• I spend 10% of my time coaching and developing Driver Colleagues and Transport Clerical Colleagues to deliver their roles
• I spend 10% of my time in operations and planning meetings
• I have a Personal Development Plan based on 360° feedback for my behavioural and technical needs
• I support my team to attend work
• I use recruitment processes to recruitment the best for Tesco and support all New Starters with a great induction programme
• I lead my team with a shared vision and objectives for my area
• I regularly plan and review work with my team
• I ensure my team manage their holidays in line with the Distribution Centre guidelines
• I ensure that all Payroll Amendments and Exceptions for my team are coded and actioned accurately and on time
• I deliver Team 5 face to face and in a timely manner
• I spot and develop talent ready for moves and appointments
• I carry out De-brief Meetings with Driver Colleagues on return from delivery to Store
• I build robust Transport Operations Plans to ensure that store orders are delivered, on time, at least cost, including backhaul work
• I monitor vehicles departed on time and identify opportunities to improve and put action plans in place
• I carry out a detailed handover at the start and finish of each shift
• I monitor and make re-active decisions to ensure the delivery schedule is met
• I communicate to Stores all changes that have an impact on them regarding scheduled arrival times
• I monitor working practices to ensure they meet Health and Safety Regulations at all times in my area
• I manage the movement of vehicles around the Distribution Centre, ensuring they are at the right place at the right time, including the vehicles off-road, numbers and status
• I communicate to Warehouse Team Managers the final signed off schedule
• I monitor the turnaround times of vehicles at Stores through the Isotrak System
• I use the Tru Track System to ensure all drivers have taken their correct breaks
• I investigate any Tachograph anomalies and put plans in place to resolve
• I ensure all safety signage and instructions for use of the Fuel Station, Vehicle Wash and Weighbridge are in place
• I monitor and take action when fuel levels fall below required amounts
• I inspect the safety, fitness for purpose and general cleanliness of the Fuel Station
• I adhere to the budgets set by the Transport Manager maximising resources and equipment
• I track the consumption of fuel and take appropriate action with Driver Colleagues when efficiencies are not met
• I manage the budgets for the Driver Colleague and Transport Clerical Colleague Teams
• I help my Distribution Centre to be part of the local community
• I work with my Team to reduce our impact on the environment by using less energy and reducing, re-using and recycling waste in line with the Distribution Centre Energy Plan
• I educate and engage Colleagues and Customers on our Community Plan
• All Driver Colleagues work within the Working Time Directive
• All Driver Colleagues receive a de-brief before the end of their shift
• I continually out perform my Key Performance Indicators
• All accidents and incidents are reported and investigated immediately
• Stores receive their orders on time
• My team are paid correctly and receive all relevant communications
• Viewpoint Results improve as a result of my management .

Candidate Profile

• You must be an experience manager with great leadership skills.
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Be able to demonstrate industry knowledge and experience in Transport and Logistics management
• Interest and passion to develop the business
• Desire and commitment to do the best for the company.
• Organisation, attention to detail and confidence
• Customer focused, friendly personality vital to ensure we offer a consistently great service


• Immediate membership of an award winning pension scheme
• Immediate Free Life Assurance - automatic protection for your family and peace of mind for you
• Colleague Privilege card - 10% discount on your Tesco shopping in store & online (after 6 months service)
• Free Shares In Success - our way of saying 'thank you' for your hard work
• Childcare Scheme - join the scheme for discounts & vouchers to save on childcare costs
• Exclusive colleague discounts on insurances, travel, leisure activities & days out, healthcare & lifestyle choices, plus great colleague deals on Tesco Broadband & Mobile
• Time for you - ways we can support your lifestyle including paid pro rata holiday which increases with service, maternity/paternity & parental leave
• Buy As You Earn (BAYE) Scheme - the opportunity to regularly buy Tesco shares tax efficiently
• Save As You Earn (SAYE) Scheme - a way to save risk free, with the option to buy Tesco shares at a discounted price.

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