Pohlen Partners

Transport Supervisor

Pohlen Partners

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 24-11-2018


New Zealand

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Ideal opportunity to combine your people skills with your passion for trucks and transport


Your transport experience and love of trucks will be welcomed by this company, whose people care about our environment and help to manage our waste.  Technology and innovation contribute to their success, with team development a focus.  Working on a hazardous waste site, safety always has high priority.


Supervising a small team of drivers and truck fleet, this role has plenty of variety.  You will contribute through:

 Driver despatch and scheduling, meeting all compliance requirements

  • Team mentoring, training, development and related administration
  • Health & Safety – risk assessment, PPE, vehicle check sheets, log books
  • Ensuring timely, preventative and scheduled truck maintenance, collaborating with third-party maintenance provider
  • Engaging with customers tailoring to their specific needs


Your background will include transport supervision or supervisory skills from a logistics environment.  You won’t be afraid of administration, understanding the importance of accurate input and output, including computerised invoicing and reporting.

Whilst you don’t need to be a mechanic, it will be helpful if you love trucks and understand what makes them work and take action to keep them maintained.  You will bring effective leadership skills to supervise, energise and motivate a small team to deliver great customer service to customers and the business.  Safety of your team, on and off-site, will be a priority every day. 

Career Opportunity

This company is growing and playing a vital role in the well-being of our environment.  They recognise star employees, developing careers and promoting through the business.  If Lower Hutt is close to home for you, there is an added bonus.  This is your chance to stand out and be noticed, with an exceptional employer in a growing industry. 

To apply, phone Beatrice at Pohlen Partners on +64 9 3570570 or send your application directly to us, via the application link.

Your application may be discussed with our client unless otherwise requested.

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