Transport Manager (Nights) 1

Date: 6 Jul 2024

Location: Avonmouth, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you ready to elevate your career in a rewarding role? Do you bring valuable 3PL management experience to the table? Are you the supportive leader and coach we need? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!


Here at GXO, we are currently recruiting for a Transport Manager (Nights) to join our team on the Coop contract in Avonmouth. You will coordinate the transport operations of the depot whilst being an integral member of the team to ensure full compliance of all driver and vehicle legislation and satisfying the needs of the customer and company.


Become an integral part of a team that values your leadership and expertise. Step up to a role where your contributions truly matter. Join us at GXO and lead our night operations to new heights!


The role is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis and, if successful, you will be working on a 4 on 4 off night shift pattern, from 18:00 – 06:00.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £50,000.00 (inclusive of night shift allowance), and 23 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays). Your benefits package includes a company sponsored pension scheme, private medical & dental insurance, a 24/7 online GP service, life assurance and a fully comprehensive employee assistance programme. You’ll also have access to our MyBenefits platform offering a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, cashback cards, a saving scheme and much more! 


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Managing the planning and organising the schedules and operational work of the transport function to meet all service level criteria
  • Recruit, train, and coach members of the transport team to improve performance and manage underperformance where necessary
  • Liaise with all departments and support services to provide a quality service set against company and client standards
  • Promote safe working practices, attain, and sustain high standards of H&S, hygiene, and security within the working environment


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Holder of an International CPC is essential
  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role, managing a large multi-temperature transport operation, preferably in a 3PL environment
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the Working Time Directive and all relevant transport legislation
  • Experience of continuous improvement and cost-saving initiatives is desirable


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GXO 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 GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are an Armed Forces friendly organisation and Disability Confident Leader as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


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 GXO's candidate privacy statement here.