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Transport Manager

A leading FMCG based client are actively strengthening their Downham Market operation with the addition of an experienced Transport Manager. The position offers a great package, enjoyable environment and fantastic opportunities to progress within the company.

The client is open to an individual taking a step up from a Transport Shift Manager level whilst also reviewing applicants at an established Transport Manager level.

Description

The role of the Transport Manager will be to:

  • Report to the Transport Depot Manager.
  • Hold the O license for the site.
  • Responsible for all operational UK Transport from site.
  • Responsible for fleet a team of 30+ drivers.
  • Fully accountable for the day to day running of the transport function.
  • Management of planning, organise and supervise the activities and resources of the Distribution Team across the UK.
  • To be fully accountable to ensure that the sites are legally compliant at all times, this will include servicing & maintenance, driver's hours, tacho downloads both driver and vehicle unit along with all training - drivers CPC, MHE and manual handling.
  • To ensure that the sites pass the transport audits at 95% each occasion.
  • To ensure that the sites pass the H&S audit at 90% on each occasion.
  • Accountable for achieving agreed KPI's and Business Targets by maintaining and monitoring the effectiveness of deliveries.
  • Manage and work with the teams at the sites to control discipline, attendance and performance levels - service and cost, are in line with Company policy, expectations and transport regulations and legislation.
  • Interaction with internal colleagues in internal sales functions and external agencies/contractors/ fleet operators.
  • Be commutable to Downham Market.

Profile

The successful candidate for the Transport Manager position will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Be CPC National and / or International qualified (Desirable)
  • 3+ Years Transport experience at either a Shift Manager or Manager level.
  • Have managed in excess of 30 drivers previously.
  • Experienced in managing across multiple sites.
  • Have a good understanding of legal compliance, drivers hours and WTD's.
  • Experienced within multi-drop environments and operations.
  • Have great communication skills both written and verbal.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £32,000 - £38,000
  • Company Car.
  • Pension Contributions.
  • Holiday Allowances.
  • Plus additional company benefits.
Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
14028406/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Downham Market
Salary and benefits
Company Car
Salary
£32000 to £38000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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