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Weekend Transport Shift Manager

A well recognised National Distributor with a number of sites across the UK. They require a Weekend Shift Manager / FLM specifically working days across the weekend within the Cambridgeshire region. The company continues to grow and this role will offer a fantastic opportunity to progress your career within their company and the wider logistics and distribution environment.


The successful candidate will report directly into the Transport Manager and will be responsible for the entire operation upon a mixed shift pattern. As a Transport Shift Manager you will have a workforce of Supervisors, a mixture of Administration / Planning staff, numerous warehouse-hands and a team of around 30 drivers with 120+ trailers.

The key account abilities for the post-holder will be as follows:

  • People Management - development / training of staff and enforcing HR procedures
  • Continuous Improvement - looking to develop current network efficiencies
  • Managing all stakeholders - with a strong emphasis upon continuing strong relationships with the union.
  • Monitoring and managing of all KPI's across the Depot
  • Responsible for all transport compliance and the safe transit of all goods in line with regulations.
  • Engagement with a large P&L / budgetary responsibility.


Shift times are Weekend only, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon for the Transport Shift Manager; as you will dedicate the pace and overall operational success of the business. You will be required to have the following skills and experience and the ability to commute to the Cambridgeshire area:


CPC Qualified - ideally National & International - competent in transport legalisation
Budgetary responsibilities - experience managing a large P&L
Experience managing in operations with over 40+ vehicles
Proven history managing 360 degree HR processes
Experience upholding and raising KPI achievement
Able to work the Weekend shift pattern
Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.


Experience managing large teams in a strongly unionised environment
History of delivering proven CI Projects and Network Efficiency Improvements.
Ideally educated to a Degree Level
Qualified in either IOSH or NEBOSH health & safety.
Member of recognised associations is advantageous (i.e - CILT)

Job Offer

  • Salary between £26,000 and £30,000
  • Benefits package
  • A genuine path for career progression
  • Commutable to Cambridgeshire
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Job Category
Job Type
Salary and benefits
£27000 to £32000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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