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(Nights) Transport Manager

Reference13834703001_022776
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Town/CityDerbyshire
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted14 July 2017

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I am currently looking to engage only the highest calibre of transport management candidates in the Derbyshire area for an exciting opportunity to join a growing FMCG / Food Distributor. You will ideally have experience in managing a large fleet of 120+ vehicles; managing in a unionised environment, budgetary and CI projects experience.

Client Details

My client is a market leader in the FMCG and Food distribution logistics sub-sectors. The company has numerous sites across the United Kingdom and has observed strong year-on-year growth of their business over past years. The business is currently under-going much inward investment and looking to grow its operational footprint across the United Kingdom.

Description

The successful candidate will report directly into the overall Site Manager and will be responsible for the entire operation upon the night shift. As a Transport Manager you will have a workforce of two Shift Managers, a mixture of Administration / Planning staff, numerous warehouse-hands and a team of around 70 drivers with 120+ trailers.

The key account abilities for the post-holder will be as follows:
  • People Management - development / training of staff and enforcing HR procedures
  • Continuous Improvement - looking to develop current network efficiencies
  • Managing all stakeholders - with a strong emphasis upon continuing strong relationships with the union.
  • Monitoring and managing of all KPI's across the Depot
  • Responsible for all transport compliance and the safe transit of all goods in line with regulations.
  • Engagement with a large P&L / budgetary responsibility.

Profile

Shift times are fully flexible for the Transport Manager; as you will dedicate the pace and overall operational success of the business. You will be required to have the following skills and experience:

Essentials:
  • CPC Qualified - ideally National & International - competent in transport legalisation
  • Budgetary responsibilities - experience managing a large P&L
  • Experience managing in operations with over 100+ vehicles
  • Proven history managing 360 degree HR processes
  • Experience upholding and raising KPI achievements

Desirable:
  • Experience managing large teams in a strongly unionised environment
  • History of delivering proven CI Projects and Network Efficiency Improvements.
  • Ideally educated to a Degree Level
  • Qualified in either IOSH or NEBOSH health & safety.
  • Member of recognised associations is advantageous (i.e - MCILT)

Job Offer

£35,000-£43,000

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