Transport Fleet Administrator


Job Details


Distribution Centre: Wigan

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time

Closing Date

25/05/2018 11:00

Transport Fleet Administrator

Are you looking for your next big step in your Distribution career?

Are you ready to work for one of the fastest growing discount retailer's in the UK?

You are sure to have heard of us but did you know...

Poundland is the biggest single price discount retailer in Europe, and are part of the Steinhoff UK retail group.

Providing our customers with amazing value since 1990! We have 925 stores, operate across 3 countries and serve 7 million customers a week. We employ nearly 20,000 people and we're looking for someone like you to join our amazing business voted winner of 2015 Retail Industry Awards for Discount Retailer of the Year!

We now have 4 best in class DC's operating across the UK, 2 in the West Midlands, 1 DC in Wigan, and our southern DC in Harlow all servicing our nationally based store network with our amazing products.

About this amazing opportunity...

Based in our Distribution Centre in Wigan,- Ashton in Makerfield, you will be reporting directly into the Transport Manager. You will maximise the performance of the operation by delivering the daily, weekly and monthly activities.

What will the Key Accountabilities / Actions be...?

  • In conjunction with the Transport Manager and the wider operational team to protect our Operator’s Licence by ensuring that we operate legally in all respects at all times with particular reference to Routine Maintenance inspection interval adherence and defect reporting controls.
  • To assume full responsibility for adherence to the fuel process to include dips, deliveries, accurate recording of mileage and litres and prompt investigation regarding any discrepancy.
  • To analyse fuel efficiency by driver and by vehicle to understand any vehicles which may need to be investigated and which drivers require training.  To understand the differences between the different vehicle types with regard to fuel efficiency.
  • To maximise the amount of available fleet at all times by keeping VOR at a minimum
  • To conduct any vehicle trials as required
  • To ensure that all on hire and off hire processes are being adhered to
  • To download drivers hours off Tachomaster and format into report for Finance on a weekly basis.




If you work for Poundland, we need you to be...

  • PC literate
  • Experienced in working in a Transport environment
  • Capable of coping with significant change and a fast-paced environment
  • Good problem solver/Organised
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong communicator
  • Flexible to suit business needs


What you'll need on your CV...

You'll be experienced in a Transport environment and have the ability to make decisions and have excellent communication skills. You'll have experience gained working in a similar distribution centre, and be able to demonstrate how to get things done in a pressurised environment