Logistics Foreman

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
Region:
South West
Location:
Taunton
Salary Description:
£Competitive + Benefits
Posted:
22/06/2018
Recruiter:
CVWOW
Job Ref:
VIR-39489

Are you an experienced logistics professional looking for a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit a Logistics Foreman for our team in Taunton, working 45 a week, 5 days out of 7.

Logistics Foreman Role:

Joining our team, the Logistics Foreman will ensure that frontline drivers and loaders drive and operate vehicles and plant to the greatest profitability and efficiency to instructions from the Logistics Office. You will provide driving cover where necessary and instruct / assess other drivers on how to maximise fleet efficiency and minimise costs within the parameters of current Logistics legislation. Duties include:

- Drive any vehicle which you have been trained to operate as directed by the Transport Department.
- Ensure drivers are competent and trained in the operation of Company vehicles by reviewing drivers every 6 months
- Ensure drivers undertake work in accordance with Risk assessments, Safe operating procedures and Company Procedures.
- Ensure drivers work to specified hours and specified rotas as per company requirements
- Along with the Logistics Coordinator team, randomly undertake vehicle audits to ensure compliance with Company procedures and requirements.
- Along with the Logistics Coordinator team, ensure vehicles are serviced and maintained in line with Company procedures.


Our ideal Logistics Foreman will have:

- Thorough knowledge of current legislation of LGV vehicles
- Experience of driving LGV vehicles in a commercial environment
- Knowledge of Drivers working regulations, Drivers Hours
- Tachograph / Digital smart card Operation
- LGV licence (LGV Class 1 or Class 2 Licence), Drivers Digital Card, CPC national training or working toward its completion within the first 12 months of employment
- Ability to work under pressure, often with conflicting deadlines


In return for your hard work as our Logistics Foreman, we can offer a competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including pension, healthcare and a range of flexible benefits.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY! You will be redirected to the company website to register and complete your application for the role of Logistics Foreman.

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

Contact Details:
CVWOW
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Holly Willis
Email:

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