Assistant Shift Manager (Days)

Are you looking for a career in Logistics? Come and join the ‘Best’ Team!

Benefits: Pension, 29 days holiday pro rata, Healthcare Cash Plan, Personal Accident Scheme

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount on Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • 25% discount at Burger King, Pizza Hut & Pizza Express, ASK, Zizzi and Coco Di Mama
  • 15% discount at TGI Fridays Monday to Thursday

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute the entire stock that goes into our customer’s stores across the UK, priding ourselves on quality of service.


Working within a fast-paced, reactive transport operation, the assistant shift manager is responsible for executing the daily plan, monitoring the loading operation and logging attendance and absence.


The assistant shift manager is also required to support the shift manager in all facets of the transport operation and people management.

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Controlling the dispatch board, logging staff arrival, and ensuring routes depart on time
  • Managing staff absences
  • Working with agencies to cover gaps in the plan
  • Completing investigations and disciplinaries
  • Involved in all monitoring all aspects of legal transport compliance
  • Liaising with the warehouse for loading and other issues
  • Completing licence checks on drivers
  • Allocating and monitoring vehicles on the tracking system
  • Preparation and processing of driver infringements
  • Investigation of personal and vehicle accidents
  • Supporting all aspects of the transport operation, as required

Working Hours: Twelve hours a day on a four-on, four-off rota, which will include Saturdays and public holidays when the shift patterns fall on those days.  Typical start time either 08:00 or 20:00. Potential overtime available.


Skills Required: An ability to work under pressure is essential. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and a knowledge of driving and working time laws will prove advantageous.


We look forward to you joining the BEST team!

Closing Date:
8th July 2022
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