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Transport Operations Manager

I am partnering with a leading FMCG client in the Lutterworth region area a Transport Operations Manager position to oversee their daily Logistics operation. The position offers a great package, enjoyable environment and fantastic opportunities to progress within the company.


The role of the Transport Operations Manager will be:

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager.
  • Responsible for all operational Transport activities from site.
  • Responsible for a vehicle fleet of c. 20 and an operational team of 25+ drivers and support staff.
  • Fully accountable for the day to day running of the transport function within the wider business.
  • Heading up localised planning, organise and manage the activities and resources of the Distribution Team across the UK.
  • 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 Lutterworth, Leicestershire.


The successful candidate for the Transport Operations 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 Senior Shift Manager, Transport Manager or Operations 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 - £38,000 - £42,000.
  • Company Bonus / Incentives
  • Pension Contributions.
  • Holiday Allowances.
  • Plus additional company benefits.
Michael Page Logistics
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£38000 to £42000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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