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Transport Manager

Reference3355999_528422
EmployerHays
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted02 July 2018

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Logistics Transport Manager, West London


Work for a market leading petroleum Distribution Company, branched across Europe. The company are expanding their operational perimeters and require an experienced and passionate Transport Logistics Manager to join their West London base.

With the company prioritising safety and quality, with maintaining world class service standards, they are looking for a unique motivated, organisational and driven individual to input their expertise to progressing the business further.

The job:
  • Full responsibility for driving team leadership throughout the Logistics fleet and workforce
  • Implement achievable yet challenging KPIs to a team to force productivity and job satisfaction- for example, location spends remaining in line with budgets
  • Manage employee welfare with absence, sickness and holiday requests
  • Be capable at managing difficult situations where resolution has been required
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the Planning team
  • Drive interface from the commercial needs from the sales and production departments
  • Plan and optimise routes to generate efficient means of transport at the most cost effective price
  • Contract specific targets are met or exceeded
  • Organise your own workload and set priorities and actions to reach objectives
  • Audits- ensure the workforce are operating to correct standards



You are:
  • You will be proficient in IT, particularly Microsoft Office - Outlook and Excel.
  • Experienced managing a driving workforce
  • Hold a full UK driving licence
  • CPC qualified or hold a Transport qualification
  • In-depth knowledge of Logistic and Operations within a fast moving environment
  • Raw materials or fuel distribution industry background is preferable
  • Understanding of the Drivers’ Hours Regulations.
  • Live within a commutable circumference (45 mins)
  • Team enthusiast with strong communication, both written and verbal, skills
  • Past experience working in a unionised environment would be preferable
  • Organised, problem-solving and analytical character



In return:

You will be offered a very attractive and competitive salary, company car, well-being scheme along other benefits. You will be able to manage your own fleet division and take responsibility for the transport and Logistics function within a leading company. This opportunity will build upon your existing experience and offer a challenging, yet rewarding, career move.



Please do get in contact for more information on this position.

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