Logistics | Transport
Inverness Depot
Employment type

We at Oak Furnitureland are going through an exciting transformation across our business, to ensure we remain innovative, competitive, and  consistently delivering exceptional services and products to our customers. To do this, we need to hire and retain great talent like you.

Leading a team, identifying ways to keep them focused and on track, you’ll need to act independently and think on your feet, finding solutions and calling upon your previous experience to make sound management decisions.
You’ll be given full autonomy in the role to build and develop your team, searching for and implementing efficiency and developing better ways of working, to further improve our overall customer experience.

The successful candidate will be able to coordinate a fleet of 7 vehicles (3.5t maxi vans) and ensure and maintain compliance in all aspects of the Transport legislation including EU and UK domestic rules You must have good communication skills, basic Health and Safety knowledge and be able to manage a team.

Additional Information

40 hrs per week - site operations scheduled Monday to Friday 0600am to 1800pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • To advise/ teach staff on safe and proper operating procedures, relevant checks, etc.
  • Maintain accurate staff and vehicle records
  • To assess and directly support the Warehouse operation
  • Ensure that all fleet and driver records are compliant with all aspects of DVSA
  • People management, such as performance reviews, staff development, disciplinary and
    grievance handling
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required

Previous Experience:

  • Management CPC / OLAT qualification is desired but not essential
  • Logistics operations and management
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to cope in challenging situation
  • Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail.
  • You may have previous experience of working as site manager, shift manager or team manager
  • Experience of managing or working in a warehouse or distribution environment.
  • Effective communication skills and proven ability to motivate and manage a team of people.
  • IT literate with knowledge of WMS systems.
  • Ability to produce, understand and report on operational performance information.
  • Responsibility for P&L 
  • Able to cope with change and manage own workload and priorities.
  • Knowledge of relevant H&S, HR legislation and good practice


  • Employee discount: amazing discounts available on all Oak Furnitureland products after successful completion of probation
  • Life assurance: free cover of a minimum of two times your annual salary up to the age of 65
  • Birthday: an additional day off for you to celebrate your birthday
  • Holidays: a minimum of 28 days statutory holiday per year, pro rata if part-time
  • Pension: 4% employee contribution matched by the company
  • Health and wellbeing: great discounts on local gym memberships
  • Employee Assistance Programme: gives all employees access to both telephone and face-to-face counselling services
  • My Rewards Programme: offers discounts on everything from restaurants and supermarkets, to entertainment and holidays
  • Free on-site parking at all locations