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Transport Manager, Food Manufacturing

  • Job added:   25 October 2018
  • Salary:   £35000 - £48000/annum £40,000 - £45,000
  • Location:   Southampton, Hampshire
  • County:   Hampshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208883853
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager

Job ref: 61873 | £40,000 - £45,000 | South Coast UK

The company

Established 40 years ago, the business has undergone tremendous success and is now one of the leading processors and suppliers in their market sector. From their BRC Grade A facility, the business supply over 400 fresh and ambient products all over the UK.

The job

The main aim of this role will be to provide and manage a safe, efficient, reliable and cost-effective delivery and collection service for a wide customer base. In addition, you will lead, coach and motivate a team of drivers promoting a customer centric ethos whilst taking the lead role in planning; costing and allocating routes and vehicles’, ensuring sufficient flexibility is in place to meet the varying and changing needs of customers.

You will ensure that all vehicles are compliant with all legal, regulatory and contractual requirements and where necessary escalating any identified issues and recommending solutions to the Factory Manager and Group TM. You will also be responsible developing and implementing a proactive, planned and structured approach to the maintenance of fleet vehicles, keeping with budget and ensuring all vehicles used are fit for purpose and the customer experience is of a high standard.

Your experience

You should have good transport management (including people management) experience and whilst not vital, a management qualification and a CPC certificate would be ideal. You must have know-how of tail lift, fork lift and manual handling operations, experience of managing budgets and contracts, experience of EU transport regulations, legal requirements and Working Time Directive, and also experience of heavy goods vehicle maintenance. A full UK driving licence and good geographical knowledge of South Coast are both prerequisites.

More details

The Transport Manager job is based in the South Coast UK region and is paying £40,000 - £45,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are 40 between Monday and Friday, with some flexibility required.

How to apply

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Food Industry Transport Jobs | Logistics Manager | Transport Team Manager | Supply Chain Manager | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Hampshire

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