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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 September 2018
  • Salary:   £30000 - £36000/annum
  • Location:   South Wigston
  • County:   Leicestershire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208462049
  • Company:   CV-Library
BJD Group has been engaged to find a high calibre and ambitious Transport Manager, for a blue chip FMCG distributor. The position is based at their Distribution Centre in the South Wigston area.

The salary on offer is £35,000 plus company benefits.

The Company

A market leading 3PL provided on a dedicated contract.

The Role

As Transport Manager your will lead a team of drivers and ensuring that the distribution team operates safely, providing the highest level of service to customers, whilst ensuring the operations are optimised as efficiently as possible.

You will also be a key part of the management team driving key efficiencies and improving driving and safety standards. You will also be heavily responsible for the man management, accident investigation, sickness, absence, G&D etc. So previous experience will be needed.

Your other responsibilities include:

• Organise your driver team and mixed fleet of vehicles to ensure adequate staffing and performance levels are achieved and that the transport operations achieves customer service levels

• Monitor and analysis vehicle and performance data to ensure achievement of performance targets and identify improvement opportunities

• Ensure the transport operation runs safely and is compliant with all relevant regulations.

• Effective planning and utilising the fleet to it's maximum potential

• Effective driver de-briefing.

• Liaising with agency regarding supply of drivers

The Person

To apply for the position of Transport Manager, you must already have gained management experience with in a transport operation. You will have passion for customer service and an engaging management style. You must also possess.

• National/International CPC holder

• Expert knowledge of transport legislation

• Experience of managing change projects & process improvements

• Problem solving skills

• Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Transport Management Systems.

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of £35,000 + company benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful and established business at key stage in their operational development.


Based in South Wigston it is commutable from:

Market Harborough








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