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Transport Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted19 July 2018

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Great opportunity for a proven Transport Manager to come and lead their own operation for an international business with clear progression opportunities.

Client Details

Berendsen is part of Elis, which as one group form a Pan-European textile, hygiene and facility service leader. They deliver value-added textile, hygiene and safety solutions across 28 countries in Europe & Latin America and have more than 45,000 employees delivering these services to customers every single day. They are industry leaders because their customers appreciate their commitment to both quality and service.

Berendsen values the effort that every one of their 45,000 people puts in, day and night, to deliver an exceptional service. Nobody can match their understanding of the importance of innovations or the skills required to deliver them. Their customers know that partnering with Berendsen enables them to benefit from continuous improvements in efficiency and this translates directly into reduced costs and lower environmental impact. Berendsen in the UK has over 9,000 employees working at over 60 sites, making them a major UK employer.

  • To ensure that the company’s vision, values and policies and procedures are adhered to at
    all times
  • You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the Berendsen Health and Safety
    Policy, national legislative requirements and the safety and well-being of your team.
  • Ensure vehicle and driver compliance with O licence, site, EU and other legal requirements,
    monitoring, analysing the results and ensuring corrective action is implemented to
    continuously improve the working environment.
  • Ensure risk assessments are undertaken and implemented on customer premises for major
    changes/new business when required as advised by the relevant customer account team.
  • Investigate, analyse and implement corrective actions utilising current systems where
    appropriate (i.e. Telematics, Dynamics) to resolve all logistics problems eliminating
    inefficient supply and distribution routes, quality of service, customer losses and
    continuously improving working practices. (e.g. weight checking, mileage/km fuel
    consumption, accuracy and timeliness of deliveries to customers)
  • Planning, organising and coordinating resources to meet logistics requirements of the
    business, including temporary workers.
  • Lead, manage, control and development of personnel (including absence, disciplinary and
    grievance, Health and Safety Training, driver assessments) using SMART objectives during
    regular review and feedback meetings.
  • Develop, propose and agree functional budgets with General Manager, monitoring,
    managing and controlling all activities in accordance with the agreed functional budget,
    investigating and resolving any variances.
  • Ensure route optimisation savings are achieved and all routes are profitable.
    Prepare commission calculations for the departments drivers and ensure the relevant
    systems are maintained with accurate information (e.g. TMS, Dynamics).
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships between the logistics, service and production departments to drive optimal customer service.
  • To ensure the drivers deliver the level of customer service that meets the agreed plans for optimal service levels.
  • To review all functional activities, develop, propose and, if agreed, implement improvements to ensure continuous improvement through increasing effectiveness, efficiency and added value.
  • Contribute to the reduction of impact to the environment

  • Previous Transport Management experience is essential.
  • CPC National/International is essential.
  • Previous experience managing a company O License would be preferred.
  • Track record of delivering positive engagement within the workforce.

Job Offer

A competitive salary + great opportunity to work for an international business.

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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