Transport Manager

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Type: Permanent
Ref: DLTM5
Rate/Salary: £35000 to £40000

Transport Manager
£35,000 – £40,000pa + Benefits
East Yorkshire

Role Profile
Our client, a well known UK distributor, are looking to appoint an experienced Transport Manager for their site based in the East Yorkshire region. You will be responsible for ensuring an efficient and compliant transport function while maintaining best in class customer service. Additionally you will be responsible for successfully coaching and developing your colleagues throughout the operation via structured appraisals and development plans. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Managing department performance, quality and cost as well as compliance on transport legislation including WTD, tachographs, H&S and quality standards.
  • Planning and allocation of work using planning systems ensuring on time, in full delivery.
  • Reviewing and improving productivity through effective provision of planning information.
  • Cost effective utilisation of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance.
  • Incident and accident investigation.
  • Liaison between operational departments ensuring continual smooth processes.

About You
The successful candidate will have experience within a fast-paced distribution operation, ideally within a temperature controlled / food manufacturing environment. You must be able to clearly demonstrate how you create a culture of engagement within your teams and be able to demonstrate clear examples of developing people.
Additionally, the below skills and experiences are essential;

  • CPC National / International.
  • Continuous Improvement experience across an FMCG distribution operation.
  • Experience managing a fleet of at least 50 vehicles and teams of 100+ colleagues..
  • Commercially focused, with clear achievements against budgets / KPI’s.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of relevant transport legislation, including tachographs and Working Time Directive (WTD)
  • IT Literate

£35,000 – £40,000pa + Benefits

Our Client
Our client is a well know distributor across the UK

Job Information

Job Reference: DLTM5
Salary From: £35000
Salary To: £40000
Job Industries: Transport
Job Locations: East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Transport Manager, Transport Operations Manager, Transport Shift Manager

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