Transport First Line Manager
DHL 3.82,249 reviews - Thrapston

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Primary purpose of role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Transport First Line Manager in our Supply Chain Division based in Thrapston, Northampton.

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, co-ordinating, supervising and reporting upon the work activities of the team; providing effective communication, leadership, motivation, training & development.

Key Accountabilities

Manage staffing levels to meet volumes and productivity KPI's

Team management

Direct the daily activity to ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment for team members

Facilitate effective communication

Manage all disciplinary and grievances in line with HR policy

Ensure company policies are communicated, applied and enforced

Ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

Deliver team performance reviews, development and/or succession planning as required

Support and promote 'continual improvement' activities: First choice, M.A.D, 'Being the Best'

Manage subcontractor performance with DHL parameters

Work in collaboration with other DHL Supply Chain sites to maximize efficiencies and best practice

Focus on improving productivity levels

Skills / Experience


Previous administration experience

Previous management experience

Computer literate

Communication skills - verbal & written

Ability to follow work procedures

Attention to detail

Knowledge of Working Time Legislation

Time management skills

Ability to work without direct supervision

Health & Safety knowledge


Certificate of professional competence (National/International)

About this company
3.82,249 reviews
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