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Transport Manager

Reference3379132_622329
EmployerHays
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing, Other, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Town/CityCroydon
LocationsGreater London, London, South East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Transport Jobs
Date Posted26 July 2018

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Exciting opportunity for a Transport Manager looking for a fast-growing food distribution company

Your new company
You will join a UK market leading food delivery supplier. The company have grown at a rapid rate are expanding across the UK. Their head office is based in London. The company are highly ethical and you will join a team of like-minded individuals who are committed on delivering excellent service.

A Leading Distribution company are looking for Transport Manager to join their team in London. The role will be responsible for London and Home Counties deliveries, involving management of routes, managing drivers, maintenance of vehicles and ensuring deliveries meet quality needs.

Your new role
You will be responsible for managing a team of over 30 drivers ensuring all deliveries are made within the delivery time frame and the highest level of service is delivered. Through tracking technology, you will monitor drivers behaviour as well as ensuring training is delivered and kept up to date. You will need to be an excellent communicator as you will be required to liaise with the customer service team on any delivery issues raised by customers, as well as the Quality Assurance and Production Managers on any order queries.

You will also have 2 direct reports (Assistant Transport Managers) who will look after the drivers, vehicles, MOTs etc.

They are looking for someone that has experience managing a fleet of a similar size or more. Furthermore, as they are a growing SME, they want someone that is innovative and forward thinking. As they are a progressive company, there is room for progression, as well as opportunity to implement new ideas, policies and procedures.

What you'll need to succeed
YOU WILL NEED A FULL, CLEAN DRIVING LICENCE

You will need to have experience within a busy transport environment. You will need to have a good attitude going into the business and be a people friendly person as you will be required to communicate with a large amount of people on a daily basis. You will need to have excellent communication skills as you will be required to liaise with all levels of business, from drivers to senior management.

What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary, you will join a fantastic team of people in the London head office who are committed to success.

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