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Transport & Logistics Manager

Michael Page Logistics have partnered with a well known FMCG Food based in Norwich, in their search for a Transport & Logistics Manager. Due to continued company growth this is a newly created role to help take their operation and its people to the next level.


The Transport & Logistics Manager role will require the individual to:

  • Report to the General Manager.
  • Manage a team of 50 - 90+ operatives through 3 direct reports across various shifts.
  • Be responsible for the daily inbound, pick, outbound and distribution operations.
  • Be responsible for the drivers and Transport function.
  • Have full control of the operating budget for headcount.
  • Be responsible for the inventory and QC management through your teams.
  • Full site H&S control.
  • Accountable for people development within the operation.
  • Commutable to Norwich.

The hours of work for this role will be:

Monday - Friday

08:00 - 17:00 or similar to suit business needs


The successful candidate for the Transport & Logistics Manager role will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Be degree educated or similar - Advantageous.
  • Hold a National / International CPC - Advantageous.
  • A minimum of 3+ years people management experience at an Operations Manager level and above, ideally within Transport or Logistics.
  • Have managed in excess of 50+ staff previously.
  • Experience within a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • IOSH and NEBOSH qualifications - Advantageous.
  • Experience on managing budgets up to £3M per year - Advantageous.
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be results driven.
  • Be commutable to Norwich.

This role would suit a candidate that has worked within an; Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Transport Manager, Warehouse Manager, Depot Manager, Distribution Centre Manager, Site Manager, General Manager or Regional General Manager role previously.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £52,000 to £55,000 - DOE.
  • 15% Company Bonus.
  • 25 + 8 Holidays.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Death in Service benefit.
  • Plus additional company benefits.
Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
Salary and benefits
15% Company Bonus
£52000 to £55000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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