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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   10 June 2021
  • Salary:   £40000 - £45000/annum + Benefits
  • Location:   Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
  • County:   Tyne & Wear
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213950408
  • Company:   CV-Library
Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website or join us on twitter @strivellp for further vacancies and information.

Our client is a leading FMCG Distribution company in Tyne & Wear, who require a Transport Manager to join their senior management team. As Transport Manager, you will manage a fast paced multi-drop operation with responsibility for a multi-million pound budget, c60 Drivers, a fleet of c50 Units on a multi-drop basis.

Key Responsibilities as Transport Manager:

* Lead the Transport Department, ensuring operational KPIs are hit / exceeded, driving through continuous improvement

* Ensure that all legal, safety and audit standards are fully met and exceeded to ensure the compliance of the depot, in all transport related areas

* Engage and lead the transport team

* Ensure all load plans/schedules are accurate

* Action all defects at time of receipt and ensure all servicing of vehicles is completed as scheduled

* Comply with all relevant legislation covering the fleet, ensuring all vehicles are maintained in line with legal requirements (WTD / Driver’s Hours)

* Ensure all health and safety obligations are met providing a legal and safe working environment for all employees that consistently exceed quality standards required

* Control costs in line with budgets looking for cost reductions.

Candidate Requirements for the Transport Manager role:

* Experience within a multi-drop operations environment, demonstrating the ability to build, lead manage and motivate a busy team

* Able to lead, motivate, plan, prioritise and organise teams

* A good customer service attitude and approach

* Results orientated, willing to take ownership for setting and achieving high standards and targets

* Previous experience of managing budgets or cost control

* Strong communication skills both written and verbal at all levels

* CPC Holder.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a remarkable FMCG company with a really strong UK presence.

Apply today for consideration.


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