Transport Shift Manager

Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Doncaster, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you currently working in a transport environment but feel like you’ve hit a stop sign? Are you looking for a career ‘move’, where you’ll constantly be challenged to grow and develop your skills? Are you ready to take the highway to your next challenge?


GXO is currently seeking a talented and driven Transport Shift Manager to join us on at our B&Q site in Doncaster. Here you will lead a shift of team leaders, clerks and drivers by giving direction and monitoring performance, to ensure that the department operates efficiently and effectively in providing a quality service.


This is a full time, permanent position, where you’ll be working on an any ‘5 from 7 shift basis’, the hours of work will rotate weekly between 06:00 – 14:00 and 14:00 – 22.00.


Pay, benefits and more:


You’ll be paid a salary of up to £35,000 per annum. You’ll also receive 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days so you can enjoy a positive work-life balance. You’ll have access to an onsite gym, private healthcare, a dental plan, a workplace pension, and our GXO University which provides you the opportunity to learn new skills and gain qualifications at a pace that you’re comfortable with. Plus, many other perks such as a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme and our continued focus on internal promotions, over 55% last year!


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • You’ll ensure the efficient running of the operation and drive operational performance through development of site systems and operational processes
  • You’ll identify and resolve operational issues and where appropriate escalate to the Transport Manager, ensuring that the transport department always remains legally compliant
  • You’ll analyse reports against KPI’s and take actions to improve results
  • You’ll lead the transport team through the continued growth of the operation and introduce change positively


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • You will have experience of working within a large and fast paced transport environment, at a supervisory level
  • You will be a strong leader with excellent communication skills, to champion a can-do attitude
  • You will also have experience of managing conflicting priorities, along with planning and organising skills within a transport operation
  • You will be comfortable taking responsibility demonstrating commitment and leading by example


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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 Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


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