Transport Manager

Forward Assist Recruitment Limited
50000.00 GBP Annual
07 Aug 2017
28 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
The Role
An opportunity has arisen to become part of the Senior Management Team based at their Distribution Centre . As the Distribution Manager, you will provide overall leadership for all aspects of the distribution operation as well as supporting the overall requirements of the site.
Managing a large fleet of LGVs and staff across a large geographical area, this demanding but exciting role requires the successful applicant to be experienced in the management of all aspects of a fast paced transport operational environment and able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of transport legislation and its application within a multi drop operation.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
Ultimate responsibility for all day to day distribution operations
Successful integration of new business
Ensuring high level of customer service to all sectors of the business
Establishing a positive working culture, driving high levels of driver engagement
Recruitment, retention and training of the distribution team
Responsible for delivering against agreed budgets and KPI's
Ensuring site compliance with all relevant employment / transport legislation
Management of service contractors
Supporting the site for management of site facilities
Review existing operations to drive performance improvement
Knowledge, Skills, Experience:
3 years' experience running a large distribution team and fleet
Experience of managing service contracts
A CPC holder
Strong team player
Proven leadership abilities
Proven passion for customer service
Good PC/System Skills

Ideally you will have FMCG experience and be used to working ina VERY fast paced environment.