My client is currently looking to recruit for a people focused Transport Manager to lead their transport team, based in a fast moving distribution centre. Working Tuesday to Saturday 08:00 – 16:30 (40hour week).
The role requires an effective people manager to drive performance by monitoring KPI’s and leading by example. This includes the direct management of a number of Supervisors and Driver Coaches, who in turn manage large numbers of drivers. The Transport Manager will develop positive relationships with other members of the Management team, colleagues and wider business.
The overall aim of the Transport Manager is to ensure the traffic operation runs smoothly, accurately and cost effectively 24 hours, 7 days per week. Ensuring that all legal regulations are met, the Transport Manager will have a sound knowledge of Road Transport Regulations and manage all activities to ensure compliance.
You will seek cost savings against budget where appropriate and manage yard activities in order to achieve the required high standards in all areas.
The successful candidate must possess a sound knowledge of Road Transport Regulations and be a National CPC Licence holder, ensuring that ‘O’ Licence requirements are adhered to.
You will have strong experience in managing teams of 15+ people and have worked in a similar position within a retail and/or distribution environment and possess a good standard of education (minimum GCSE’s in Maths and English)
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