Transport Operator

Transport Operator

Lambert Brothers are recruiting a Transport Operator to join their team at their site in Andover.

Salary: Competitive Salary

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Andover (SP10)

Lambert Brothers are recruiting a Transport Operator to join their team at their site in Andover. This is a unique opportunity to grow an existing transport operation with a high degree of self-management and autonomy in decision making required from the successful candidate.

  • Additional benefits:
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension
  • Full Uniform and PPE
  • Onsite Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)
  • Employee benefits and discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out)


About the Job:

  • Oversee all pallet network delivery and collection activity including load planning and vehicle loading
  • Supervise all driver operational activity from start of day processes and end of day de-briefing and POD processing in line with agreed KPI’s
  • Administer all Stirling TMS and network intranet systems according to service level agreements and to maintain optimum KPI performance, including driver productivity and vehicle earning targets
  • Oversee all non-conformances and resolutions as main point of contact for network delivery queries via phone and TMS messaging
  • Liaising with off-site fleet maintenance providers to ensure vehicle inspections are up to date
  • Driver recruitment from effective job advertising, interview, selection, induction, training and on-going mentoring
  • Maintain all other company IT systems including vehicle tracking, defect management and HR support
  • Confidence in speaking to customers in person and developing local transport efficiencies and synergies
  • Supporting main customer operational activity and development and positive upkeep of site integrity and relationships
  • Identify new business development opportunities and support Sales team in attracting new business
  • Support all other LBH transport activity and development of synergies as required
  • Support ongoing development of TMS and other work IT platforms
  • Ensure all site and on-road risk assessments are maintained

Your knowledge and experience:

  • Good knowledge of Operator Licencing Undertakings – CPC desirable but not essential
  • Proficiency in supervising transport and associated loading operations – FLT licence desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of software systems – Stirling TMS, Contrado, Trutac, CheckedSafe and Blue Tree telematics (training support will be provided)
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of financial monitoring KPI’s
  • Personable and confident in liaising with customers


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

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