Job Description

Our customer, who are a market leader within the Food Distribution industry, are looking for a Transport Manager to join their growing business. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to come in and put their mark on an already busy & profitable operation, with responsibility over a number of office staff, as well as a large fleet of drivers and vehicles.

The hours of work are Monday - Friday 0700-1600, offering a salary of upto GBP48000 per annum, along with very achievable quarterly bonuses and excellent company benefits.

Tasks & duties to include:

Overall responsibility of all company transport operations, including Operators Licence, transport office, warehouse, and driving staff.
Ensuring all SLA's are meet, with all daily work completed safely and on time.
Weekly management meetings to ensure optimal service levels.
Strict adherence and compliance to all company health and safety policies.
Staff performance and appraisals, sickness and back to work interviews.
Organising staff holidays and training.
Scheduling all vehicle servicing, ensuring all vehicles are compliant and off the road for minimal time.
Actively seek improvement to the company operation, operating cost saving and staff recruitment when necessary.

The successful applicant must have the following:

National CPC holder
Previous experience in a Transport Manager role, ideally within the food service industry.
Excellent man management skills, proactive and motivational.
Able to adapt and make quick and decisive decisions within a busy operation.
To meet and exceed KPI targets.
Previous route-planning experience, ideally with Route-planning software experience also.
Willing to work over and above normal working hours if required.
Strong leadership skills, ability to delegate and to lead by example.

This is an immediate start, so please get in touch if you feel this is the perfect job for you!!

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.

If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.