Loading Bay Supervisor - Central London

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Facilities Management
Ref: 52 Date Posted: Tuesday 29 Jan 2019
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We are recruiting on behalf of our client for a Loading Bay Supervisor to work in the Canary Wharf area. The ideal candidate must have previous supervisory experience working within a loading dock/bay environment. You will be responsible for goods lifts and providing a safe and secure area with efficient service for the building, tenants and other legitimate users. Competitive salary with excellent benefits package, based in Central London.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the loading dock and adjacent areas
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in a well-disciplined, efficient and co-operative manner for the benefit of all legitimate users of the loading dock facilities
  • Ensure all tenants and other authorised persons using the loading dock facilities comply with the agreed regulations and procedures
  • Ensure the proper admittance of authorised vehicles and that drivers are directed to the appropriate bays/delivery areas
  • Record all tenant deliveries in accordance with the agreed procedures and supervise vehicle unloading and goods clearance from the dock area to ensure rapid turnaround
  • Control and supervise the operation of the goods lifts in accordance with the agreed procedures and use the associated computer software programme to co-ordinate and schedule this activity
  • Arrange porterage as appropriate
  • Promptly report to the Estate Manager any problems relating to the operation of the loading dock/car park areas
  • Supervise the arrangements in respect of the collection/delivery of uniforms and overalls for building staff as required
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as requested by the Estate Manager
  • Check all deliveries quantity, size, etc against the delivery advice note before accepting or signing off. All shortages or damage must be reported and recorded on the delivery advice note.


  • Demonstrable ability to work as a team player
  • Demonstrable ability to work unsupervised under own initiative
  • Good organisational skills & communication skills
  • Previous experience in supervising/operating a busy loading bay of a large office or retail site is essential
  • The duties will include some form of heavy lifting and strenuous physical activity, therefore, the incumbent must have the ability to undertake such duties
  • Possess IT skills and be computer literate
  • Possess hand signalling skills
  • Must have an appreciation of the importance of customer service

**** Amazing benefits, pension, healthcare, 40 per week shifts on a rotational pattern Monday - Friday from 6am-4pm or 8am-6pm including potential weekend working overtime paid ****

Due to the volume of applications anticipated for this role, should you not have a response from us in 14 days, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.