Transit Point Manager - Derby

Kuehne + Nagel
Newton Solney
£35,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Transit Point Manager - Derby

Reference Number: GB06518

We are the contract logistics partner of choice for logistics outsourcing and the management of complex supply chains. From point of origin to consumption, our dedicated staff design solutions that turn logistics operations from a challenge into a substantial competitive advantage.

The purpose of the role is to manage a team of Fleet and Warehouse Operatives to ensure the cost effectiveness, efficiency, and service standards of the transit points operation. To play a vital role in shaping the culture and approach of the workforce and supporting and developing the team through leading, coaching, and communicating - facilitating a focus on business excellence and continuous improvement of operational efficiency and customer service.

Your tasks and responsibilities
* The safe operation of distribution and warehousing activities across the site, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation and safe systems of work in line with road transport legislation
* The delivered service to the customers of KNDL from the transit points and ensuring that key performance indicators are achieved and exceeded
* Employee relations and the development of a positive, co-operative and mutually supportive working culture amongst all employees
* Ensuring compliance of the operation to the Quality systems, industry standards and legal requirements
* Training, motivating and developing Fleet teams so that they deliver the required levels of customer service, productivity and cost-effectiveness
* Continuously seek to optimise the cost-effectiveness, productivity and customer service levels of the Transit Point through planned and regular communication mechanisms and the proactive accessing of the National Ways of Working and Operating Agreements
* To stand in for Operations Manager as and when required
* Manage the Industrial Relations of the Depot in all aspects, including Disciplinary and Grievance; Company sickness and absence policy; etc. up to and including final written warning level
* Operational decisions concerning processes across Transit Point which impact on costs and service

Your skills and experience
* Operational distribution management experience
* Experience in managing employee relations and customer/trading relations
* A good level of IT literacy, including knowledge of SAP mainframe system
* People management experience and line management experience
* Certificate of professional competence holder (CPC)

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.