Transport First Line Manager

John Lewis Partnership

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Transport First Line Manager


John Lewis Partnership

Job description

Posting End Date: June 19, 2024Join John Lewis or Waitrose todayIf you’ve ever stepped through the doors of a John Lewis or Waitrose shop, shopped online, or seen any of our adverts, you’ll know there’s something unique about us.That unique proposition is our Partners. As co-owners they have a say in our business and receive a share of the profits, so they put time and effort into making it work. Our Partners are the reason we’re the success we are. They’re our secret sauce; the opportunity for us to differentiate.Job Summary:Job Description:At a glance:Full Time (37.5 hours per week) across various shifts between 05:00 and 23:00, including weekends.The salary range for this role is £29,900 – £44,800 per annumThis position is permanent.About the roleAs a First Line Manager at our Customer Fulfilment Centre, this role will manage a team of Drivers within the Transport Team.You will be responsible and accountable for managing Partners and Agency across the Transport operation within a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week operation. Ensuring achievement of productivity and agreed key customer service levels within cost targets through a motivated team. You will deputise for the Transport Shift Manager in their absence.Managing a Transport operation delivering to Branches and other customers in line with the agreed service level.Ensuring all Legal, Health and Safety, EU Driving Regulations and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times, ensuring the safety of self and others.Support the delivery of the Business Plan – setting and achieving specific measurable targets for the team.To maximise productivity and manage the usage of overtime and agency to improve costs.Effectively communicating operational and business plans and changes to all Partners, supporting the implementation of the communications plan set by the Planning Team.To support a culture of Continuous Improvement across the department. Implement new projects that will improve the efficiency of the operation and improve branch service.Performance Management of all Partners within the team to ensure the achievement of operational targets.Ensuring all Personnel policies and procedures are followed that enable Partners to be treated fairly and with respect in line withEssential skills you’ll needExcellent Transport knowledge of current EU and Working Time regulationsFull UK Manual Driving Licence, with a maximum of 6 penalty pointsExperience of working in a management role in a Transport / Distribution environmentA good understanding of Health and Safety legislationExperience of dealing with full disciplinary proceduresPlease see the full details and the key accountabilities about the role in the Job Outline attached below.Benefits of the Partnership and the roleYou will enjoy 25% discount at John Lewis and 20% in Waitrose on the majority of products.The Partnership has a competitive pension scheme where your contributions will be matched by the Partnership (up to 8% of pay)Excellent work life balance, including focus on well being and flexible working and our marketing leading equal parenthood leave PolicyFree car parking availableA subsidised hot and cold food offering in the Partner Dining RoomFind out more about the extensive range of exciting benefits that you could enjoy when you join us on our website under About the Partnership; Benefits.Additional InformationDue to being a key holder with call out responsibilities, as well as the potential need to detain or ban individuals committing criminal offences, this role requires applicants to be over the age of 18.Please be aware that due to the nature and activities of this role, all successful candidates will have a DBS check carried out on them through a 3rd party registered body. For more details on DBS checks and what these entail, please visit the .Next StepsThe application form consists of a CV upload followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications and see further guidance on the PDW under “Internal application process”).We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply earlyYou’ll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we’ll be sure to discuss it with you.Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in this role.For internal use only:#LI-JLPWTR#LI-HEADOFFICEPay: £29,900.00 – £44,800.00 AnnualScheduled Weekly hours: 37.5Worker Type: Permanent PartnerJob Level: Partnership Level 8Hours of Work: Shift work- Earliest start time 05:00, latest finish time 23:00. Including weekend working.At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you’re at your best when you’re free to be yourself.Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It’s why we’ve set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business – for our Partners (employees) and our customers.We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it’s integral in our mission to build a happier world. 🌍 💚We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you’re a Partner, your differences will make all the difference.Find out more about D&I in the Partnership .We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Expected salary

£29900 – 44800 per year


Coulsdon, Greater London

Job date

Sat, 08 Jun 2024 05:25:19 GMT

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