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Distribution Manager

Distribution Manager Job in Doncaster

Your new company
A nationally recognised manufacturer based in Doncaster

Your new role
You will be required to direct management of activities related to dispatching, routing and tracking of delivery vehicles along with to plan, organise and manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the daily transport plan is accomplished in a manner consistent with organisational requirements. To spearhead any investigations to verify and resolve customer complaints efficiently and effectively.

To implement schedule and policy changes as and when required and to collaborate with other managers and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives. You will also need to monitor the operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, Union contracts and government regulations. Promoting safe working activities is key within this role and you will be required to conduct safety audits, attend company safety meetings.

To ensure that expenditure is monitored to ensure that departmental spending is consistent with approved budgets along with direct activities of staff performing repairs and maintenance to equipment, vehicles, and facilities. Liaise with the Transport Manager and Divisional Distribution Manager in order that the best in class transport management processes are identified to optimise fleet efficiency. You will also need to coach, train and develop your team to enable them to continuously improve their performance, professionalism and competence.

What you'll need to succeed
A successful applicants must be a National / International CPC Holder any applicants without this will not be considered. To have Transport/Logistics experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment along with strong leadership and people management experience. To have an up to date knowledge of H&S regulations within a transport environment and to be a self-motivated with the ability to make decisions on own initiative. To be competent with using IT ERP systems and office software with excellent organisational skills. It is paramount that this candidate has the ability to effectively communicate at all levels internally and externally with the upmost professionalism at all times.

What you'll get in return
Core working hours will 8.00am - to 4.30pm however it would be expected that any successful candidates are flexible with regard to working hours. This position will offer a salary of £36k - £40K dependable on experience with a annual performance based 10% manager's bonus.With 20 days holiday initially, increasing to 25 days with service and fantastic health care benefits.

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£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
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Manager (Location / Team Leade
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