Delivery Supervisor

Site: Northampton - Bestway

Salary: up to £9.12/hr dependent on age

Specific Hours: 44hrs per week, Mon to Fri 10am to 7pm and weekends 9am to 1pm on a pro rota basis.

Benefits: n/a

Contract type: Permanent

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Delivery Supervisor

65 branches, a customer base of 100,000 retailers and a product range of over 25,000 items – Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK. We’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses.

We currently have an opportunity for a Delivery Supervisor to join the team at our Northampton depot. Using your experience within retail and knowledge of the local area retail / sector you will ensure that resources are planned efficiently so that customers receive their goods in a timely manner.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan the utilisation of the depot’s fleet to maximise available resources
  • Ensuring customers receive their goods within an agreed timeframe
  • Planning transport routes to ensure that all service levels are met in a cost effective way whilst ensuring compliance to the relevant legislation such as working time directive and health & safety
  • Manage a small team of pickers to ensure that customer orders are correctly picked and packed for delivery
  • Providing a great customer service experience

 We’re looking for someone with: 

  • Experience of working in a customer service, retail environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the local area
  • A basic understanding of appropriate legislation, however full training will be given
  • Ideally, experience of supervising a small team
  • Excellent organisational skills to plan routes and time frames effectively
  • A good level of IT literacy, confident and comfortable using different systems
  • Good communication and influencing skills
  • The ability to plan and prioritise effectively
  • Initiative along with a willingness to learn and develop their skills
  • Drive and determination to succeed in a fast paced environment

In return for your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary 30 days holiday (inclusive of statutory holidays) and pension. There is also the opportunity to develop your career in retail and get involved in additional projects to support the management team.

At Bestway, we’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make an impact in an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the person we’re looking for.

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