Transport Shift Manager (Mat Cover)

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Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Widnes, GB, WA8 OPE

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, Maternity Cover contract, Transport Night Shift Manager to join us on 4 on 4 off shift pattern for our Tesco contract based in Widnes. Hours of work will be 19:00-07:00.

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 £34,500 per annum. In addition, we offer 20 days holiday, 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:


  • Supervision and overseeing of the transport function, whilst working closely with the Warehouse Shift Manager, to ensure a smooth running of the business.
  • Managing customer relationships, both indirectly and face to face
  • Managing a team of Shunters to ensure operational requirements are fulfilled.
  • Driving on-site loading efficiency.
  • Lead your team to meeting and exceeding operational objectives, such as service provision, productivity and performance KPIs.
  • Lead, manage and engage the Transport within a busy FMCG environment.


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • A track record at a supervisory or management level within a complex, fast-paced transport operation
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
  • 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 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 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.

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