Hawkins Transport - Cairns Depot Supervisor / 2IC

Our client Hawkins Transport is a multifaceted transport and distribution company with an exciting opportunity for a Depot Supervisor / 2IC to join their team working from the Cairns Depot.   The start date for this position will be on or before 23 March 2020.


This position will work with and support the Cairns Depot Manager through the completion of the following duties:

  • Reporting to the Depot Manager, you will be required to supervise and support a small team
  • General yard work duties will entail:
    • Accepting and signing in of freight
    • Loading and unloading transport
    • Assisting in maintaining orders of freight in the yard
    • Forklift operations
    • Assisting Drivers with load preparation and load security
  • Processing various elements of associated yard paperwork and assisting and supporting with customer relations as required
  • Pickups as required.

Required licences:

  • Current driver licence (HR or HC class code is essential
  • Current forklift licence (essential).

Required skills/attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience working with HACCP management systems
  • Good communication skills (the role includes customer interactions)
  • Keen, highly motivated, reliable, and a self-starter
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Demonstrated high level team management skills.

Experience in the transport and distribution industry or a previous yard environment will be highly regarded.





10/03/2020 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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