Transport Service Team Manager in London

Work for TESCO! One of the biggest and most successful supermarkets in the UK.

Job description

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join ‘Buy As You Earn’ and ‘Save As You Earn’ after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
  • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four-day period, off most purchases at Tesco
  • 10% off One Stop
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
  • 20% off all F&F purchases
  • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C’s apply
  • 25% off Tesco Café
  • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Uniform provided

Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want.

Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges.

Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money

Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners


About the role Shift pattern
Days From time To time
Sun 06:00:00 14:00:00
Mon 06:00:00 14:00:00
Tue 06:00:00 14:00:00
Fri 06:00:00 14:00:00
Sat 06:00:00 14:00:00

As a Transport Service Team Leader in our DC, you'll play a key role in supporting and engaging with the other Transport Managers to deliver all Transport plans and key performance indicators, whilst spotting talent, providing mentoring and developing people for their next role 

You’ll get the chance to work in a part of our business that is exciting, diverse and ever-growing.

Whether you are looking for stability or the opportunity to progress your career, this can be the role for you.

You will be responsible for
  • Managing your team to deliver Transport routines in line with the Operating model, ensuring delivery of accurate goods to stores.
  • Ensuring your team are well trained, validating and capable to deliver in their roles, whilst analysing and spotting trends in performance to help continually improve the operation.
  • Using your expertise and knowledge to identify opportunities to engage my colleagues to improve the Transport performance.
  • Delivering all security routines and maintaining a legally compliant and safe place to work.
  • Ensuring availability for customers at all times.
You will need
  • Understanding what is important as a Transport Manager, using results and actions from colleagues to improve working practices and maintain a healthy relationship with the team
  • Be able to work collaboratively to achieve shared success
  • Keeping your eyes open so you can lead the business for the future
  • Leadership skills to apply a consistent zero tolerance to anyone breaching Safe Systems of Work.
  • Experience forming strong relationships with suppliers and partners 
  • Experience working in a transport warehouse environment 
  • Energy to enjoy the buzz of working in a demanding yet rewarding environment.
  • A driven and keen attitude to learn new skills as well as thriving whilst working in a supportive team.
  • The ability to adapt to working in a fast-paced ever-evolving environment.

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date

About us

Working in Distribution. 

A store is only as good as the stock on its shelves. It’s essential that our distribution network is as good as it can be, because anything less than perfect means unhappy customers.

Fortunately, as leaders in logistics management, we are up to the task. Using the latest technology, we transport 60 million cases of goods to 3,000 stores every week.

Extra information

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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required
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