This is a UK-owned company, and one of the largest retail groups in its sector. It supplies direct to customer and also via a large chain of stores and wholesale centres. The company is expanding its supply chain network to accommodate rapid sales growth. They have a requirment for a contract Transport Manager for a 6 month period, this position has the potential to go permanent. This role has full P&L accountability for all transport activity with responsibility for all budgetary cost control, KPI target setting and measurement and resource management of both people and vehicles utilised within the RDC transport operation.
To ensure the correct level of resource is in place to cope with delivery volume and achieve levels of service to the customer within budgetary and time constraints.
To ensure compliance to all company and legal requirements. The Transport Manager will coordinate the activities required to meet company standards and focus on continuous improvement whilst contributing to the business strategy, and demonstrate the company values and behaviours. To report on a regular basis to the Site Operations Manager on all aspects of the operation including finance, KPI’s, training and development and Health and Safety. To manage and oversee all aspects of the Transport Operation ensuring an efficient and smooth operation, achieving service levels within time and budgetary constraints.
A background in transport management is clearly critical for the position, and you will be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and a knowledge of retail distribution. This is a progressive company and your values will be aligned with the positive, can-do attitude of your colleagues.
Must have a CPC.
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