Operations & Transport Supervisor

Freight Specialists is a privately owned company that fosters a culture of innovation, with an absolute focus on servicing our customers through flexible and tailored customer solutions.  With warehousing and transport operations throughout Australia the company focuses on developing its people, its culture and technology in a relentless pursuit of excellence.

We are looking for an experienced leader, who is professionally presented and has the ability to approach their work in a flexible manner. You will become an integral part of our business, managing our team of local drivers in Melbourne. As you will be working within a dynamic, fast paced environment you will need to be able to manage multiple tasks while still maintaining attention to detail. The right candidate will also be trained to further develop their skill set across the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uphold a high standard in safety practices for internal and external work environments through visible safety leadership.
  • Delivering our customers with excellent service.
  • Manage the Melbourne transport team of drivers and sub-contractors.
  • Coordination of all vehicle repairs and scheduled maintenance.
  • Enhancing efficiency and productivity.
  • Monitor & oversee the implementation and continued usage of service technologies.
  • Manage inter & intra state line-haul services from the Melbourne hub.
  • Ensure all transport operations are conducted in compliance with Chain of Responsibility and the ADG Code.

Personal Attributes & Experience:

  • You will be a service and profit driven individual.
  • You are a strategic leader; highly motivated with the drive and passion to succeed.
  • Be a highly effective communicator.
  • Exposure to large network operations with a focus on line-haul planning.
  • Have an understanding of PUD activities.
  • Understanding of COR and the transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage a large team of resources and lead by example through the daily execution of planned tasks.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills in order to complete reports and use in-house systems.


  • Criminal Background Check and Pre Employment Medical required for all successful applicants

Career Path & Business Culture:

As Freight Specialists is a privately owned and National business with branches throughout Australia, you will also be working for a company that is flexible and fundamentally believes that great people will deliver great service and opportunities.

If you are ready for a new challenge with an Australian owned National Logistics Provider that will nurture your career path and build on your current expertise, select the Apply button below.

14/09/2020 $0 Western Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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