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Transport Operations Controller

Logistics done differently.


Are you a big-hitting Transport Manager working on a large, fast-paced retail operation? Are you looking for a role where you can pay a key part in the running of a complex transport function for a key, well-known contract? Ready for your next challenge?


We’re looking for a full-time, permanent Transport Operations Controller to join us, working together with Waitrose, on our chilled operation in Brinklow, Milton Keynes. You’ll work 40 hours per week, covering earlies (06:00 – 14:00) and lates (14:00 – 22:00) on a rotational basis.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £49,926.89 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Hold direct responsibility for a large, fast-paced dedicated transport operation, delivering to retail stores on a multi-drop basis
  • Work closely alongside the customer, Waitrose, understanding their requirements and ensuring their satisfaction
  • Ensure full O licence compliance as well as the maintenance of all quality, health & safety and environmental standards
  • Carry out the day-to-day management of Shift Managers, drivers, agency staff and sub-contractors on shift, including managing personal development and ER cases


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • A proven track record of managing a large, open-book transport operation at Transport Manager level (or above) with international CPC
  • The ability to effectively manage customer relationships, co-ordinating their requirements
  • Experience of managing large operational and administrative teams, with the ability to identify, develop and nurture talent
  • An understanding of key operational cost drivers, P&L and cost centre management


Be part of something big.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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