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Days Transport Operations Manager

I am supporting the search for a leading FMCG Distributor in Peterborough on a key role within their already impressive Transport operation. They require a Days Transport Operations Manager due to continued growth throughout 2019 leading into 2020.

My client is looking to introduce an additional head into their Days operation on a flexible days shift pattern.

The successful candidate for this role will have large scale opportunities to progress within this operation towards an Operations Manager level.


The successful Days Transport Operations Manager will:

  • Motivate and develop the team through engagement, training and personal development plans
  • Manage the Depot Transport staff to execute Traffic plans to enable delivery of products to customers within agreed service levels
  • Reduce non contract maintenance and damage spends
  • Ensure that all available fleet is on the road and declared to enable the Planning Team to plan the resource
  • Ensure all staff are fully trained and have the correct equipment
  • Ensure that the Transport team comply with all relevant statutes and regulations
  • Communicate with 3rd Party hauliers
  • Check and approve maintenance cost reports and related invoices
  • Ensure annual MOTs and service intervals on all fleet equipment are carried out on time
  • Monitor, Audit and Control suppliers
  • Attend Monthly Customer review meetings in the absence of the Transport Manager
  • Manage KPIs
  • Support implementation of service improvements
  • Generate and implement ideas with regards to staff and operational changes
  • Be responsible for the maintenance and fuel aspect of Transport Budget, to include various KPI's and costs
  • Ability to deputise for the Transport Manager


The successful candidate for the Days Transport Operations Manager - Days role will have the following skills and experiences:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • Have worked in a Transport Operations / Shift Manager role previously
  • Have managed in excess of 40+ people previously
  • Have worked within a 3PL / FMCG / Food environment previously - Advantageous
  • Have past experience of developing and coaching teams, with example
  • National and International CPC qualification - desirable
  • Be results driven and customer focused
  • Commutable to Peterborough

Job Offer

This position offers:

  • Salary ; £30,000 to £40,000
  • Competitive package
  • Bonus
  • Holiday allowance
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension Scheme
  • Commutable to Peterborough
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
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Job Type
£30000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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