DTS Transport Team Leader

Posted 31 May 2024
Salary £13.50 to £16.87
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Job FunctionTransformation
Contact NameMolly Dawson
Expiry date 16 June 2024

Job description

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.  We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn. Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.



A distribution depot serving convenience retailers and forecourts in the region. The depot operates a fleet of 35 vehicles on 36 routes.


What you'll be doing:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Team Leader to join our Team based at our Southampton Depot. You will be part of a small team responsible for overseeing the Greencore van delivery network. The operation runs 364 days a year and is a fast paced depot to start a transport career. As a Team Leader you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Admin work/ Data input
  • Interacting with drivers
  • Liaising with customer service and thirds parties over email and phone
  • Overlooking van routes to ensure smooth delivery
  • Manage the workload of the drivers, ensuring efficient allocation of resources.
  • Control and manage KPI requirements
  • Being a strong example of safe Health and Safety practices
  • Overseeing the day to day running of the Vans routes
  • Reporting into Transport Management
  • Ongoing training, including health and safety, manual handling and driving assessments

Shift details:

*       Monday to Saturday (Rolling rest day)

*       £13.50 per hour

*       5:30am to 2pm

*       Overtime available (£16.87 per hour for any hours worked over 42 per week)


What we’re looking for:

  • Experience working within the transport industry is desirable but not essential
  • A positive attitude and be a team player, working closely in our team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Self-disciplined and able to work under pressure to ensure deadlines are met
  • Be computer literate, including the use of Excel spreadsheets

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better. If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.


What you’ll get in return:

  • Weekly pay
  • Free onsite carpark
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.