Senior Shift Manager Nights

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Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Hatfield, GB, AL10 9US

Logistics done differently.


Are you looking to use your transport supervisory or management experience in a new role? Do you like the sound of working on a large, complex operation with one of the biggest names in logistics? Are you ready for a challenge?


Here at XPO, we’re looking for a full-time, permanent Senior Transport Shift Manager to join us on our Night shift for our Arla (dairy) contract based in Hatfield. You’ll need some flexibility to work across our operating hours; on a 4 on 4 off, 12 hour day shift basis. You’ll be responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient and effective running of our transport function.


Pay, benefits and more


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £41,700 per annum. In addition, we offer 20 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:


  • Carry out day-to-day driver planning, focusing on resource optimisation, using both XPO and agency colleagues
  • Collaborate with the XPO network to maximise service 
  • Ensure that all drivers are compliant with EU and working time directive regulations and that any accidents/incidents are investigated in a timely manner
  • Ensure Operational compliance is met at all times by seeing through servicing plans and managing defect control compliance
  • Conduct and lead RCA sessions as and when required
  • Lead your team to meeting and exceeding operational objectives, such as service provision, productivity and fuel KPIs
  • Lead, manage and engage your teams
  • Support the Operations Manager and assist with customer facing forums where applicable


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • A track record at a supervisory or management level within a complex, fast-paced transport operation
  • CPC qualification at National or Internal level
  • Excellent knowledge of driving compliance and associated regulations
  • A strong personality with the ability to effectively manage drivers, push for operational excellence and challenge the status quo


Be part of something big.

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all our colleagues, where everyone feels welcomed, empowered and where you can bring your true self to work. You may not feel you tick all of the boxes we have written above, so even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description but you feel you have the skills needed, please feel free to reach out to our recruitment team for an initial discussion. Your skills and passion set you apart and we welcome diverse people and perspectives at XPO. We encourage applications from people of all different backgrounds and identities. To empower you to do as well as possible during the recruitment process, if you require any changes or amendments to our application and interviews, please don’t hesitate to let us know. 


XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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 XPO 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 XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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