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Job Title

Transport Manager- Leading FMCG Company

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted11 July 2017

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My client, a leading FMCG company based in Birmingham, are currently seeking an experienced Transport Manager to add to their operation.

The ideal candidate will come from both a FMCG and secondary delivery environment, with a national and international CPC.

Client Details

A leading FMCG Company based in Birmingham.


Key responsibilties:

  • Co-ordinating with suppliers and branches, planning routes and scheduling delivery times;
  • Managing and leading a team of Supervisors, administration staff and drivers;
  • Organising the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring performance and progress;
  • Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded;
  • Maintaining standards of Health & Safety and ensuring security in the work environment;
  • Preparing Company performance reports;
  • Overseeing the planned maintenance of vehicles and equipment;
  • Manage 24/7 multi-shift teams;
  • Plan, manage and adjust staffing levels to meet operational requirements;
  • Ensure all transport costs are controlled and maintained at a minimum level;
  • Maintain the highest hygiene standards;
  • Ensure all work carried out is in line with UK and EU laws and regulations.


Key Skills:
  • Experience operating Transport Manager or Distribution Manager level
  • Experience managing a large team of drivers within a FMCG operation
  • Union Management experience
  • Secondary delivery experience
  • National & International CPC
  • Good all round communicator with excellent written and oral skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Strong people manager, who can lead and develop an effective team
  • Assertive, prepared to see through plans and overcome obstacles
  • Gives clear and strong direction.

Job Offer

Salary on offer is between £50,000 and £55,000.

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