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Transport Shift Operations Manager

My client is a giant of the food and FMCG distribution sub-sector and over the last decade have become a household name across the UK and Europe. With an operation historically based in the South-East of England, my client has rapidly expanded into the Derbyshire area over the last three years. The successful candidate will be placed on a fast-track scheme to reach full Transport Manager within the two years.


As a Transport Shift Operations Manager you will be the day-to-day operational transport expert, reporting into a strategic Transport Manager on site. You will cover the following key responsibilities:

  • Be the main point of contact for transport queries between the working hours of 17:00-01:30.
  • Active management of a Fleet of 80+ HGV vehicles.
  • Reviewing and ensuring the maximum utilisation of your fleet of vehicles.
  • Ensuring overall transport compliance in line with VOSA regulations.
  • Management of a team of 4x Supervisors and over 80+ drivers on a daily basis.
  • HR related queries - 1-to-1's, Payroll, Disciplinary matters, RTW's.
  • A main point of contact for the customer service's team and the transport operation.


The successful Transport Shift Operations Manager will have a strong transport orientated background, whilst having a proven history of colleague and driver engagement at the highest levels. You will also require the following skills and attributes:

  • Desirable - CPC Qualified.
  • Ability to operate upon a fixed (Monday to Friday) twilight shift (17:00-01:30).
  • Experience managing upwards of 50+ drivers.
  • History with servicing and maintenance schedules of HGV vehicles.
  • Monitoring and active analysis of driver hours, WTR and Tacho regulations.
  • A proven motivator, who is passionate about driving both customer and colleague engagement.
  • Proven experience of operating in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commutable to the Castle Donington area.

Job Offer

£30,000-£34,000 (Opportunity to progress to Transport Manager)

Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Job Category
Job Type
Castle Donington
£30000 to £34000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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