Night Transport Team Leader

  • Full Time
  • Temporary (On Going)
  • Thurrock
  • Recruiter: H&G Recruitment
Immediate start
£18 - £31 per hour
Transport & Logistics

Job Reference: SOAMTLapr


Nights Transport Team Leader-Immediate starts and Excellent rates of pay

Reporting to the Distribution Manager, you are responsible for running the daily depot operations by leading, motivating, & developing the driver team members; You will ensure that products are safely loaded and delivered as ordered, whilst maintaining a low cost base, legal compliance and company standards.this is a temp-perm opportunity for the right candidate. You will be required to work on a 4 on 4 off rota of 12 hours shifts 18:00-06:00

Rates of Pay

  • Standard    £18.00 PAYE     £31.61 Umbrella.
  • Overtime    £27.76 PAYE     £31.61 Umbrella

Day to Day duties

  • •Ensure all driver members are aware of and complying with environmental, health and safety, legal and company standards and requirements and that all drivers operate in compliance with them.
  • •Ensure optimal labour utilisation, by making best use of the company drivers and agency’s when needed.
  • •Ensure that any service issues arising are addressed promptly and where appropriate, escalated.
  • •Work closely with our VMU to ensure maximum fleet availability (HGV/FLT) and legal compliance
  • •Build and develop effective relationships with other teams on site to ensure cross functional working and the optimal performance of the function is achieved.
  • •Ensure all admin is completed in time with financial calendar.
  • •Maintain driver compliance
  • •Create and maintain this and next weeks bagged traffic plan.
  • •Liase with customer services to ensure customers standards are met.
  • •Ensure all contractor vehicles comply with the site rules and procedures


In return for your commitment

Earn £18.00 – £31.61 per hour (PAYE/Umbrella)

  • Regular work and job security
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Annual Leave
  • Free DCPC training*
  • Uniform*
  • Recommend a friend bonuses*

*T&C’s apply

The ideal person to join our team will have

HGV C+E Class 1- not essential

  • 1 years relevant experience within transport- office based
  • A good understanding of Drivers hours, regulations, and Working time directive
  • Excellent geographical knowledge
  • Customer focused attitude
  • Previous experience with operating a Weighbridge
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Why H&G?

Our commitment to our workforce is second to none, and with 18 years’ dedicated to the transport and logistics sector we know we have the perfect role for you. Whether you are looking for HGV C+E, HGV C, 7.5t, Van, Warehouse, or Administration work we have opportunities to suit everyone with key accounts at blue chip distribution companies, leading supermarkets, and national hauliers. Operating nationally seven days a week 24 hours a day there’s no reason to delay joining our winning team.

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Why choose H&G Recruitment

H&G Recruitment are one of the country’s fastest growing and leading logistic and HGV C+E Class 1, C Class 2 and industrial recruitment experts in the supply chain, we have large key account contracts with some of the largest blue chip distribution companies, national hauliers and supermarket chains in the country.

Since 2003 H&G Recruitment have offered a caring and considerate service to their workforce; come and be part of our winning team – so why delay APPLY today.

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