Coop Recruitment – Transport Shift Manager

Website Coop Jobs

Job Description:

Working closely with the transport operations manager and other key partners, you’ll manage all aspects of the transport operation on a particular shift, delivering a customer-first culture, including leading, developing and engaging a multi-skilled team of up to 150 indirect and direct reports. It’s a big job. But if you can bring us the transport management experience we need, we can offer you the chance to develop your skills, build a career and help shape the future of this brand-new depot.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspire, engage and coach your team to be highly efficient within the transport operation
  • Identify areas to improve processes within your team and the wider transport operation
  • Ensure transport legal compliance across the site
  • Develop and build positive relationships with a range of key business partners
  • Take ownership of the day to day running of the shift, managing 4-5 team managers and up to 150 transport colleagues per shift
  • Monitor teams are consistently hitting targets; identifying and removing barriers
  • Drive transport standards, ensure adherence to our procedures and policies and offer a supportive presence within the transport arena
  • Create an inclusive, engaging and continuous improvement culture across all areas of the operation

Job Requirements:

  • Strong transport operating systems knowledge and experience
  • Strong people leadership skills and experience of managing a sizeable team, focusing on performance management
  • A strategic approach, always thinking about continuous improvements and ways of working
  • A passion for supporting, engaging and developing others; you know how to get the best out of your colleagues
  • Proven experience of building relationships and working in a unionised environment
  • The ability to lead and deliver change in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong relationship management experience with the ability to communicate and collaborate with people at all levels
  • Previous transport experience with a thorough understanding of transport legislation

Job Details:

Company: Coop Jobs

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Cambridge, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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