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Traffic Operative Medway

Date: 10-Nov-2022

Location: Medway, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Do you feel like your current role offers you no progression? Do you have more to give but no place to display your skills? Do you want to work for a multi-national organisation that is growing year on year? If the answer to these questions is yes, read on – we’re looking to recruit a full-time, permanent Transport Operative at our last mile site in Medway. You’ll work the day shift, from 0600 to 1800, on a ‘4-on, 4-off’ shift pattern.


Here at XPO, we take our people seriously. We’re looking for a talented Traffic Operative to join us on a full-time, permanent basis for our Ikea contract based in Medway until May 2023. We will then be moving to our brand-new state of the art depot in Dartford, DA1 5PZ, which all our colleagues will be based at.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a competitive salary of £23,918.88 per annum. In addition, we offer 20 days holiday. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks including ongoing learning with XPO University.


What you’ll do on a typical day:



• Vehicle Tracking.

• Working within site KPI’s in line customer SLA.

• Investigation all system and stock issues.

• Printing labels.

• Printing Consignment notes and driver manifests.

• Liaising with customers.

• Monitoring crew progress throughout the day.

• Assisting Supervisor in morning role out.

• Assign Jobs to EPOD – 100% or escalate to Supervisor.

• Debriefing crews at end of day and ensuring EPODs have been updated correctly.

• Locating and scanning PODs as requested.

• Daily calls to customers to confirm delivery schedules for early delivery and Sac deliveries.

• Keeping IKEA updated on late routes, delays etc.

• Communicating daily with delivery crews to ensure precision is met.

• Keeping workflows up to date.

• Create and maintain a culture where Health and Safety is priority.

• Ensure Workplace Organisation standards are adhered to at all times.


What you need to succeed at XPO:


 • To create the behaviour of working together and sharing best practices, fostering networks and

collaborating with colleagues within site to resolve issues.

• Helpful to both internal and external customers.

• Open to new ideas and reactive to change.

• Support the Transport Supervisors in the day to day running of the operation


Be part of something big.





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.