Transport / Operations supervisor

  • Navarm Limited
  • Highbridge, Somerset, United Kingdom
  • 12/01/2018
Full time Traffic Manager Transport Planner Transport Administration

Job Description

Navarm are looking for a Transport / Operations Supervisor to join the team.

Transport duties include planning transport jobs, allocating transport jobs to the drivers without causing a riot, supervising compliance of the transport operation and ensuring legal operation within drivers hours at all times.

Operations duties include supervising the day to day warehouse operation and storage yard to ensure all customer driven requirements are met on time with zero error, the operations team have all the required equipment and paperwork to achieve all tasks set.

The person we are looking for will be able to operate a computer, understand spread sheets, and find their way around transport related software packages. A working knowledge of the transport industry will be required and an understanding of the different truck & trailer types, the legalities of moving larger than normal loads, and the intricacies of moving machines & high value components would be very useful in this position. Clear communication with customers will be required as will patience when explaining to a customer that the impossible they want to achieve can be done, but only when we can re-plan the day to accommodate the requirement. The ability to be flexible and when required be able to work an extra hour or two will be required, own transport and the ability to drive company vehicles would be beneficial. The ability to use a fork lift and an HGV licence would be useful but are not mandatory for this position, some travel will be required to and from customers and between job sites as necessary to meet customer obligations. The person we are looking for can adapt to change and does not mind being challenged by customers, the job itself, and time pressures to meet all the targets required. The person we are looking for will actively participate in all training required for the position and mentor others that find training or compliance with company policy a challenge.

Navarm offer a decent place to work where you are treated like a human being, you are expected to give a fair days work for which we will give you a fair days pay. Promotion within Navarm is possible for those that want to gain qualifications and progress from Supervisor level. 

If you are interested in this position you can call us on 01278 683005 ask for Trina or Lyndia, or you can email us using the email We look forward to hearing from you