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Transport Depot Manager

I am currently recruiting for a Transport Depot Manager for a leading UK Distributor based in Huntingdon. With a large UK network, they are a dominant force within their sector current dominate the market within their sector.

Due to an internal promotion a role has arisen for a Transport professional to take on a challenging whilst rewarding operation which holds a good reputation within both the internal National network and local area.

Description

The successful Transport Depot Manager will be responsible for:

  • The safe operation of all Transport activities in Huntingdon Norwich, ensuring compliance with H&S legislation & safe systems of work.
  • Managing a fleet of 30+ vehicles, 30+ Drivers, and a total management and admin team of approx 10.
  • Ensuring legal compliance to the Traffic Commissioners Operating Licenses.
  • Ensure sites conform and work with the Vehicle Operator Licensing Agency inspections.
  • Ensuring that the delivered service to the relevant transit points is provided and targets are achieved.
  • Ensure regular and effective communication methods / mechanisms are developed.

Profile

The successful Transport Depot Manager will have the following Skills & Experiences:

  • Previous experience in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain.
  • CPC National and / or International qualified.
  • Managing 30+ people / drivers previously.
  • Experience working within an FMCG / Freight / Stockist / Parcels environment previously would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of multi-site Transport operations, UK Distribution legislation and working best practices.
  • Exposure to operating within a commercial environment sufficient to develop effective customer service and commercial understanding.
  • Strategic Management Awareness.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Health and Safety and associated regulations.
  • Be commutable to Huntingdon.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £50,000 to £55,000.
  • Company Car / Car Allowance.
  • 15% Company Bonus.
  • Holiday Allowance.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Additional company benefits.
Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
14025358/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Huntingdon
Salary and benefits
Car, 15% Bonus
Salary
£50000 to £55000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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