Transport Manager

England, Hertfordshire
10 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Abdul Walid
Senior Management
Contract Type

A market leading FMCG business is recruiting a Transport Manager to join their site leadership team in the West Midlands.

Key Responsibilities of the Transport Manager:

  • Deliver all key operational business objectives, through the successful management and development of your leadership team and process improvement measures
  • Exercising financial control and budgetary responsibility, driving and maximising profits
  • Deliver team member performance reviews, train, develop coach and/or succession planning as appropriate
  • Lead and develop contingency plans to deal with seasonal demands and disruptions
  • Manage and drive SLA's to ensure they are exceeded
  • Deliver a robust health & safety operation, engaging staff on safe working methods and colleague welfare
  • Ensuring site compliance with all relevant employment / transport legislation
  • Establishing a positive working culture, driving high levels of driver engagement

Your Requirements:

  • Proven and demonstrative knowledge of running sizeable fleets of approx. 150 - 200 (Class 1 & Class 2) with approx. 250 Staff (Transport/Admin Management Teams plus drivers)
  • Significant leadership experience within a high volume transport operations
  • Ideally obtained a degree in a relevant discipline
  • Must have a CPC
  • Experience in management responsibility for a large transport P&L
  • Sets clear, ambitious and feasible targets for oneself and for the team
  • Lean management - continuous improvement
  • Excellent man management and leadership skills
  • Proven background leading a fast paced logistics operation delivering excellent results

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