Distribution Manager / Transport Manager
Breedon is a leading construction materials group in the UK and Ireland. We operate two cement plants and around 80 quarries, 40 asphalt plants, 170 ready-mixed concrete and mortar plants, nine concrete and clay products plants, four contract surfacing businesses, six import/export terminals and two slate production facilities.
Position: Distribution Manager
Location: Hope, Derbyshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Benefits: A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.
Closing date for applications: 5th May, 2019
About the role:
Breedon Cement seek an experienced Distribution Manager to be based at Hope Works in Derbyshire. Reporting to the Logistics and Supply Chain Manager the role will be responsible for managing the transportation planning function for cement by road and rail nationally through a team of in-house and 3rd party planners, utilising the company’s established network of distribution depots to ensure that the needs of customers are met in a safe and efficient manner.
- Ensuring health and safety standards are met
- Management of driver and vehicle scheduling to ensure agreed customer service levels are achieved
- Resource planning
- Liaising with manufacturing and commercial colleagues to ensure supply and demand planning meet business objectives
- The ability to plan ahead and deal with unexpected changes
- Managerial and Teamworking skills
- Excellent Interpersonal skills
- Logical reasoning
- Numeracy skills
- IT skills
The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.
You may have experience of the following: Distribution Manager, Transport Manager, Operations Manager, , Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain, Distribution Planning, Fleet Management, Transport Operations Manager, Health and Safety, H&S etc
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