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Transport First Line Manager

Date: 22-May-2019

Location: Swindon, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Are you a transport manager who thrives on building relationships and developing large teams?

If this sounds like you, here at XPO we are looking to speak with our next transport first line manager for one of our key contracts with Iceland at our Swindon site on a full-time permanent basis working a 4 on 4 off 7am-7pm shift pattern. 


Pay, benefits and more:

We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £31,259.64 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 childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • You will act as the first point of contact for the customer, so being able to demonstrate your ability to communicate with different stakeholders in a complex environment is crucial
  • Taking responsibility for the drivers and fleet, you will conduct 121’s, manage rotas, grievances, and compliance, with a big emphasis on ensuring that health and safety procedures are followed
  • Dealing with driver briefs and debriefs and the booking in of vehicles and trailers for service to keep our operations compliant


What you need to succeed at XPO:

  • You`ll be confident managing drivers, be well organised and of course, have a good understanding of compliance and drivers hours
  • Strong communicator at all levels
  • CPC is desirable but not essential


Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.

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