Transport Team Leader Nights

  • Full-time
  • Depot: Dagenham - Fresh Direct
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent
  • Department: Supply Chain and Operations (Non Driver or Operative Roles)
  • Travel: Daily commute only

Job Description

Transport Team Leader Nights

Shifts 5 out 7 days 19:30 - 04:30 

£35,175 plus great benefits


Fresh Direct in Dagenham is looking for a Transport Team Leader with experience from within a busy operational transport environment. You will oversee and support the Distribution Manager in the day to day running of our Transport Department.

As Transport Team Leader you will provide an effective and efficient daily admin support to the drivers and Transport Management team to deliver into our customers’ across London. The main role would be reporting to the Distribution Manager, you'll be managing drivers’ rota in terms of route planning and covering drivers’ holiday keeping accurate agency control and legal/process checks to ensure legality.  We will look for you to deploy vehicles and drivers in order to best meet the needs of the business and its customers.  Its vital that daily transport paperwork is completed in-line with company policy and procedures correctly and error free.

As Transport Team Leader you will be confident in completing general administration duties in a fast paced, time pressured environment.  You will have have strong attention to detail for control of Tachographs and systems and accurate maintenance of Titan and Prophet systems. As Team Leader for our Transport Department you will be required to work both on the computer, in person and over the telephone all in-line with Transport legislation, company policy and procedures.  You'll have a trustworthy nature and affinity to build a close relations with other departments within the site and customers - working with Customer Services team to manage and resolve shortage recoveries as required and to advise any issues arising from deliveries as reported by drivers.  Having previous leadership experience and knowledge of the working time directive is essential to confidently manage a team of drivers & drivers mates.

In return we offer a great package including basic salary, generous holiday allowance plus the option to purchase more, pension plus huge discounts on award- winning products. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to further enhance your skills through our Learning & Development programmes. 

People join us for the stability and security. But they stay for our fun and friendly culture that supports everyone to be the best they can be. Join us and discover all sorts of opportunities to develop your career with us, as well as a range of great benefits.

Additional Information

At Fresh Direct everyone is welcome. We don’t want you to ‘fit our culture’ we want you to help define it and we actively celebrate the unique talents of each and every colleague. We don’t just look at your CV, we’re more focused on who you are and your potential. As part of our values, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone has a voice, is appreciated and has the same opportunities. We work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of our business, as we care for one another and connect the world through food and trusted partnerships. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that everyone belongs and thrives at Fresh Direct and we recognise that Fresh Direct can only thrive when everyone feels they belong. We'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our resourcing team who will be happy to support you. 

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