Transport First Line manager

Job Type Supply Chain and Logistics
Location Bracknell - Transport
Additional Locations Bracknell - Ambient Warehouse
Partnership Level 8
Closing Date 26/06/2021
Salary £30,200.00 - £39,100.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5


Pay rates are negotiable dependent on relevant skills and experience.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensuring achievement of productivity and agreed key customer service levels within cost targets through a motivated team.

To ensure Health and Safety, EU Driving Regulations and all legislative and operational procedures are adhered to and Partners are treated fairly and with respect.

To deputise for the Transport Shift Manager in their absence

Job Requirements:
Demonstrate excellent Partnership Behaviours
Be proactive, results orientated and deadline driven
Be a confident communicator in a team and one to one environment
Be capable of leading a team and developing others skills and capabilities
Have strong organisational and planning skills

Please see the attached job description for full details.

Desirable experience skills and qualifications:
Continuous Improvement Level 1 Business Excellence Training
Excellent Transport knowledge of current EU and Working Time regulations
Experience of working in a management role in a Transport / Distribution environment
A good understanding of Health and Safety legislation
Experience of dealing with full disciplinary procedures

Additional Information:
We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.

Please consider the following when making your application:
- This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 2 year reference check.
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
- Print off the job description now if you require it.
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible and accountable for managing Partners and Agency across the Transport operation within a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week operation.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -

Attachment: Transport First Line Manager.pdf 


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