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Transport Manager

Job Title

Transport Manager

Reference3490973_201385
EmployerHays
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Town/CityBristol
LocationsAvon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted07 December 2018

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Transport Manager - Nationally recognised distribution and manufacturing business in the Bristol area




Your new company

Your new company is a nationally recognised and a market leader within the manufacturing and distribution sector. They manufacture and deliver ambient, chilled, frozen and tobacco products.



Your new role

Your new role is working as a Transport Manager where your direct line manager will be the Distribution Centre Manager. Your job will consist of managing all transport functions effectively in order to meet financial and operational KPI targets.

You will have control over your budget, after developing and agreeing the budget with your line manager and the National Transport Manager. You will liaise with the Customer Service Manager to ensure thorough investigations of complaints received. You will be an inaugural part of the management team and will have to ensure that the Company’s image is up held whilst striving to exceed company agreed standards and targets.

You will have to create, maintain and improve the transport planning strategy to address fluctuations in seasonal demands. You will also have to ensure that all of the vehicle maintenance and repair costs adhere to the company standards and are accurately logged onto the system. You will also have to check that all employees understand and are compliant to Health and Safety and environment standards.


What you'll need to succeed

You will be able to develop a strong working relationship with the management team as well as have a strong commercial presence in order to improve the financial state further. Your previous experience as a Transport Manager will have given you a good understanding of Transport Legislation and a thorough knowledge of Risk and Safety Procedures and Legislation.
You will already have a clear understanding of Working Time and Road Traffics Regulations as well as a good geographical knowledge of Bristol.
Having previous experience with managing budges will also be ideal, accompanied by the knowledge of computerised systems.
You must have a CPC and have either degree standard or a minimum of 5 years of relevant managerial experience.


What you'll get in return

You will be paid an competitive annual salary including a wide range of company benefits. Your annual holidays will increase by 1 year for each year served.


What you need to do now

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