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  • Transport Supervisor

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Location: Crawley, West Sussex
  • Salary: 31500
  • Hours of work: 40 Hours Per Week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 11-Oct-2018
  • Job reference: 17780

Job Description

This role within Wickes is essential - this means the potential is high, as is the opportunity for growth.

  • Develop and maintain a safe working culture
  • Develop and maintain engaged culture across the Kitchen and Bathroom distribution, by ensuring colleague involvement in projects and promoting individual development to deliver leading edge customer satisfaction and >99.9% OTIF performance
  • Design and deliver fleet and compliance training and workshops in conjunction with the Operations Managers across all outbase locations. This will include practical training such as company inductions, vehicle familiarisation, systems and legal compliance, and the creation of appropriate training materials
  • Drive performance against completing plan vs actual on route planning both pre and post delivery, maximising and managing driver hours in line with RTD and KPL performance
  • Ensure compliance to standard operating procedures, and that company policies are communicated, applied and embedded across all sites within role remit
  • Maintain a compliant transport operation in line with EU and RTD Regulations


  • National Certificate of Professional Competence in Road Transport
  • Cat C HGV Licence
  • Previous experience in a transport/distribution line manager role
  • IT Literate  (Microsoft Office/Google) Intermediate
  • Comfortable in building an engaged and a high performing culture
  • Transport planning together with fleet and compliance management experience
  • Continuous Improvement and lean management experience
  • Managing change and project management experience
  • Working knowledge of Transport law including EU drivers hours and RTD and Health and Safety

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. As part of the Travis Perkins Group, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials with 20+ brands and over 28,000 employees, we are able to offer long and varied career opportunities. We are committed to investing in your development and enabling you to fulfil your future career aspirations - which is one of the reasons why we have been recognised one of the UK’s top employers since 2010.


The first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make.  Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.


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