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Nights Transport Team Manager

Reference2640250001_785066
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£30,000 to £33,500 per annum
Benefits25% bonus
Town/CityStaffordshire
LocationsStaffordshire, West Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Transport Jobs
Date Posted11 July 2017

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A global food distribution company is looking for a nights transport team manager to join part of their team on their Staffordshire site. Offering an exceptional package with good progression opportunities this is an ideal opportunity for a career driven transport professional.

A global food distribution company is looking for a nights transport team manager to join part of their team on their Staffordshire site. Offering an exceptional package with good progression opportunities this is an ideal opportunity for a career driven transport professional.



Reporting into the Logistics Manager your responsibilities will include:
  • Fleet management, maintenance and associated administration of a fleet of over 50 drivers, 50 units and 55 trailers across a base of nearly 500 routes per week.
  • Ensuring the workforce is engaged, well managed and perform to the highest standards
  • Understanding the wider business objectives and in line with this, looking for ways in which to reduce cost, improve service etc.
  • Investigating any service or operational failures to ensure they are understood and prevented in future
  • Alongside site HR, addressing issues such as disciplinaries, grievances, absences, etc.
  • Assisting in the recruitment of new team members.
  • Evaluate the performance of both permanent employees and agency staff and provide constructive and clear feedback to aid in personal & professional development.

The ideal Nights Transport Team Manager will have the following skills:
  • Experience of managing a fleet of 30 vehicles upwards
  • Minimum of two years management experience
  • Excellent management style – encouraging, inspiring and enabling the team around you to be the very best they can be.
  • An innovative approach to leadership – being creative and implementing new ways to improve performance.
  • Driven individual with the ambition to develop your career with us.
  • The ability to identify and evaluate potential risks and develop solutions.
  • A good understanding of reporting and recording performance statistics.
  • Having a good understanding of computer and transport management systems.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • A familiarity with working in a unionised environment.
  • Ideally International CPC qualified.
  • The desire to fully embrace being part of a wider team – happy to lend a hand to others where needed.



The business you will be working for is a global, award winning food distribution company. Offering an attractive package which includes a very competitive basic salary, pension, private health care, 25 days annual leave, an industry leading bonus scheme and great progression opportunities. An amazing opportunity for a driven transport team manager in the Staffordshire area.

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