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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 February 2021
  • Salary:   £40000 - £50000/annum
  • Location:   Birmingham, West Midlands
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213143417
  • Company:   CV-Library
A leading FMCG Distribution business is recruiting a Transport Manager to join their site management team in the Birmingham distribution centre.

The role will also have the following responsibilities:

Implement and manage resource planning across the operation
Lead and develop the Site Team
Investigate / implement company initiatives, in order to drive value for the Customer
Network integration of store deliveries to optimise cost savings and unlock synergies
Strategically deploy resource to ensure maximum service levels adherence with minimal cost impact
Monitor and challenge performance levels across all sites
Analysis of any special delivery requests and detail impact of changes to the Network and costings
Look at achieving costs and efficiency for the customer and service
Strategic management and planning
Manage team in fair & consistent manner & in line with group diversity & respect at work Policy
Provide team members with regular performance feedback including robust year-end evaluations
Support development priorities by providing on-the-job development activities/training programs for immediate team members
Coaching individuals to increase performance

The ideal candidate for Transport Manager, you will have the following skills and experience:

Budgetary management responsibility for a transport and site operations
CPC essential
Significant experience in managing a fast paced and complex transport operation
Proven track record of planning and forecasting
Communicates openly, motivates and inspires, creates a positive work environment, manages team performance, sets a good example for the team. Provide constructive feedback in a clear manner
Develops effective relationships, treats others respect, demonstrates sensitivity to diversity, harnesses difference, fosters positive workplace relationships
Provides employees, colleagues and business partners with candid and regular feedback, provides employees with development opportunities, supports employees with career opportunities, inspires others to develop themselves

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