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Job Title

Transport Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £38,000 per annum
LocationsAvon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted27 July 2018

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- Transport Manager for a large Wholesaler and Distributor of fast moving goods

- Multi drop Customer Centric Operation based in Avonmouth

Client Details

My Client is based within the Wholesale and Distribution environment they are looking for an individual who can engage and develop Operations.

The are based within the Logistics distribution and Supply chain sector and looking for a strong Transport Manager to underpin business growth.


Key responsibilities

  • Managing a team of up to 20 - 200 people

  • Ensuring all operational efficiencies are carried out to the highest possible standards

  • Work alongside other senior managers/directors to help implement any/all continuous improvement projects

  • You will take a strong focus on customer engagement including dealing with customer complaints

  • Ensure all compliance procedures are adhered to at all times

  • A Strong understanding of budgets is essential as you will have a large input in to the financial aspects of you department and how that effects the wider business.

  • Conduct regular customer meetings to review performance, service levels and advise on any changes necessary.

  • Help to support the Regional Manager & General Manager in any departmental programmes.

  • Work in conjunction with other departments to ensure optimal service levels

  • Ensure that all driver compliance regarding WTD/EU laws is adhered to

  • Maintain regular communication with colleagues across all departments across the business.

  • Holding Team Accountable for all KPI’s and delivery of all goods OTIF

  • Manager Transport Planning Department (Paragon)


  • Significant senior leadership experience in managing Transport & Distribution operations, within a large scale national operation.

  • Proven experience in leading a business through Transformation/growth

  • You are required to hold relevant qualifications relevant to Transportation Management, including a International CPC.

  • Experience managing in a complex International Logistics and Licensing environment including the implementation of new process and procedures.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of large site operations, UK Distribution legislation and working best practices You must be able to efficiently work within a high volume multi-drop transport operation

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Health and Safety and associated regulations.

  • Experience in managing employee relations and customer/trading relations.

  • Ability to present and communicate effectively

Job Offer

A salary of c£35,000 - £38,000 + Package will be available for the successful Transport Manager.

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