SIG Plc is currently looking to recruit a Transport Manager to oversee the logistics within branch. In this role you will be responsible for managing the planning and delivery of orders to our customers through ensuring efficient usage and coordination of all the fleet assets within the regional distribution centre.
What does the role involve?
As Transport Manager you will overlook the planning and management of all matters related to the Drivers, including vehicle service & MOT planning, staff planning, coaching and mentoring of your Drivers. Your remit will also oversee vehicle maintenance and managing the fleet movements using the Transport Planning Tool.
There is a strong emphasis on inter-branch communications ensuring visibility in the daily/weekly delivery requirements so that all delivery schedules are achieved in-line with target KPI’s for the branches within the cluster. In addition, you will be expected to adhere to our Zero Harm policy and ensure that members of your wider team act in accordance with these principles.
To be a successful Transport Manager you should have strong communication skills with strong business acumen and the ability to liaise internally across departments. Candidates should have knowledge of fleet operations, warehouse management and an understanding of safety and legal compliance.
To apply, you should have knowledge of vehicle scheduling, and good customer care skills.
SIG is a leading supplier of specialist construction materials, distributing throughout the UK and Europe. From groundworks to the roof and everything in between, we deliver the full range of specialist materials to the construction industry.
A group turnover of circa £2.8 billion and with numerous branches here in the UK alone, we’re also a fantastic place to build your career. Our customers are at the very heart of what we do and how we do things. To achieve this we employ exceptional people who are able to demonstrate our core values of trust, integrity, teamwork, people who are committed to doing a really good job. We also like to have fun
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