Transport Operator - John Lewis Primary Transport

Job Type Supply Chain and Logistics
Location Northampton
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 28/09/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £23,600.00 - £31,200.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5


Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintaining full compliance under current EU driving regulations and the Working Time Directive. Ensuring achievement of productivity targets, agreed key customer service levels and key performance indicators within cost targets. To ensure health and safety procedures are adhered to. To ensure Partners are treated fairly and with respect. To deputise for the Transport Section Manager in their absence.

This position is based at our Northampton Brackmills NDC. The position holder will be supporting the Transport Management team primarily work a day shift, however some flexibility in hours and location is required.

Job Requirements:

This role would suit someone who:-

Demonstrates excellent Partnership behaviours
Is results orientated and deadline driven
Is self motivated and proactive in approach

For full details of the role, please open the job description.
Manage general office and associated areas whilst ensuring good housekeeping and standards of tidiness are maintained.
Has a good degree of literacy and numeracy
Good PC skills
Is logistically minded
Works well under pressure
Has good communication skills
Ensure departmental & Partnership processes complied with.
Is reliable and punctual
Understands the basics of Health and Safety procedures

Required essential experience skills and qualifications:

Supply Chain experience Transport /Warehouse Office experience

Desirable experience skills and qualifications:

Good working knowledge of IT systems
( Email / MS office / Paragon )
National CPC qualification

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:

- 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 for managing Partnership and agency Drivers over a 24 hours a day, 7 day a week transport 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 Operator - JL Primary Transport.pdf 


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