Freight and Mail Working Supervisor

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £27,060.28 |
Posted: 31 May 2024 |
Closes: 28 Jun 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 13752

Role Responsibility:



Salary: £27,060.28 per annum 

Working Hours: Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week

Location: Cheltenham, GL51 0EX


Excellent benefits package including 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment and a £2,000 annual retention bonus (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements. 


Do you have supervisory experience? Do you enjoy working with others? Are you able to work on your own initiative?


At G4S Facilities Management  we are passionate about the services we deliver; and our facilities management professionals are at the heart of everything that we do.


We are looking to recruit a Freight & Mail Working Supervisor to join our friendly team at a prestigious building in Cheltenham to provide an efficient and timely Freight & Mail service forwarding and delivery service to meet Client requirements. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 7am and 4pm.



  • Ensure that the Goods receiving function is appropriately resourced throughout contractual service hours and to meet agreed periods of work outside normal working hours.

  • Ensure that G4S provides an effective Goods in/processing service forwarding and delivery service which maintains high standards of material handling, security and accountability.

  • Ensure scheduled daily goods in tasks are completed and prioritise consignments by operational constraints.

  • Identify and schedule staffing resources to meet fluctuations in freight volumes.

  • Liaise with and delegate appropriate tasks and duties to staff who provide Goods in and processing service functions.

  • Carry out manual handling tasks as required.

  • Assist the Freight & Mail Team Leader leading and developing Depot staff to meet operational needs.

  • Cover supervisory tasks such as Employee Development Reviews, time sheet sign-off, leave application sign-off etc.

  • Substitute in the absence of the Freight & Mail Team Leader.

  • Ensure that any daily safety or operational checks are properly completed and recorded and that operational equipment and supplies are in good order – in particular: freight handling equipment and  trolleys; freight cages, sacks, and any other equipment on which the function relies.

  • Reporting to the appropriate person all unsafe conditions, damage, near misses - whether or not there are any personal injuries, in order that remedial action can be taken.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

  • Significant experience of working with a team within a goods receiving & processing environment.

  • Good verbal and written communication.

  • Able to work on your own initiative.

  • Experience of Microsoft Office Suite (Word & Excel).


While working for G4S, you are entitled to a number of benefits and offers from G4S partners and other organisations, from employee assistance provided through WeCare, to RAC cover and so much more, including the below;

  • 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment.

  • Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements.

  • 30 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays, rising to 35 days after 5 years service.

  • Progression, training and development catered to you.

  • Charity work.

  • Refer A Friend incentives.

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Confidential Counselling Services.

  • 24/7 support specialising in health and medical. 

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business security clearance to a high government level will be required.




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