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Whats in it for you
At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;
A great holiday package
Life Assurance Scheme
Save As You Earn Scheme
Give As You Earn Scheme
Free eye tests and subsidised eye care
A commitment to your career development
Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores
Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank
Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses
Free on-site parking
About the role
Do you want to work for a company that truly delivers? Planning your route to success?
We are looking for someone who can lead a team to ensure that the delivery department is trading efficiently, safely, within legal constraints and offers the highest customer service standards. An experienced manager who is dedicated to keeping customers happy, takes pride in their work and has a proven track record of motivating, developing and challenging their team to improve the delivery operation. Can you deliver this?
Based in one of our delivery locations, experience, knowledge and skills in warehouse / transport are essential.
You will be responsible for
Leading your team to ensure your branch is trading efficiently, safely, within legal constraints and offering the highest customer service standards.
Managing delivery costs and customer charges to achieve agreed targets.
Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and setting challenging targets to minimise payroll cost
Understanding the local market in order to offer the best service in your area ensuring fantastic customer service and satisfaction.
Managing your team effectively to cover all customer service requirements and engaging with customers, using feedback to improve service and satisfaction
Working with the regional team, assisting the business to identify opportunities while developing or improving ways of working.
You will need
Previous experience and knowledge of deliveries/ transport are essential in addition to:
Experience of managing a warehouse operation
Engaging with customers and building and maintaining strong relationships
Developing new ideas and challenging a team to improve the delivery service
Identifying talent and encouraging development in a team
Motivating a team to build a strong customer service culture
Communicating openly and being able to influence key stakeholders
Planning and organising effectively
A “Hands on approach” is beneficial
About The Company
Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country.
Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro,Booker Retail Partners, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct. Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.
Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.
Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.
*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*