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Regional Transport General Manager

Employer
Michael Page Logistics
Location
England, Derbyshire, Ilkeston
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Car / Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Sector
Transport & Logistics
Responsibilities
Supply Chain / Logistics
Position/Level
Senior Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
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Job Details

Regional Transport General Manager - Leading UK Building Materials / Aggregates Business - Ilkeston, Derby

Client Details

Michael Page Logistics have been retained by a Leading UK Building Materials / Aggregates business in their search for a Regional Transport General Manager - Aggregates after experiencing continued growth throughout 2020 & 2021, this role will be critical in supporting the delivery of this organisations exciting expansion plans during the remainder of 2022 and into 2023.

This role will oversee the main facility in Ilkeston along with 2 additional sites in the East Midlands.

Description

The Regional Transport General Manager will be responsible for:

  • Reporting into the UK Operations Director (or similar).
  • Managing a team of c.50+ drivers across a multi-site operation via a team of Transport Shift Managers and supporting structure.
  • Ensuring key performance Indicators (KPIs) are achieved, including service and financial targets.
  • Overseeing the companies continuous improvement and process improvement initiatives / projects.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory and Company safety standards.
  • Managing the transport budget; taking corrective action where costs are greater than either the budget or volumes allow, and develop continuous improvement programmes.
  • Reviewing, maintaining & updating training logs ensuring all staff are available & attend training courses as & when required.
  • Complete thorough driver trip Debriefs and manage poor performing drivers.
  • Managing drivers hours & ensure legal compliance as per the Working Time Directive & Drivers hours to maintain drivers hours records and Tachographs to include uploads of vehicles & drivers within the required time limits, collate and send charts/envelopes to FTA for analysis.
  • Ensure vehicles are available for scheduled maintenance & MOT, with an appropriate replacement to meet the business demand.
  • Carryout driving licence, ADR certificate, CPC card checks at the appropriate time.
  • Maintain & review driving licence records.
  • Be commutable to the Ikeston, Derby area.

Profile

The successful candidate for the Regional Transport General Manager position in Nottingham will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Be CPC National / CPC Internationally qualified - Essential.
  • Have a minimum of 5+ years Transport Management experience - Essential.
  • Exposure to Aggregates / Building Materials / FMCG / Haulage - Highly Desirable.
  • Exposure to Tankers, Tippers or Mixers fleets - Highly Desirable.
  • Knowledge of gaining and maintaining FORS accreditation's - Highly Desirable.
  • Have managed in excess of 50+ drivers previously - Essential.
  • Have managed budget in excess of £3M - Advantageous.
  • Be commercial aware and results driven.

This person will have likely worked within a; Transport Manager, Transport Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Depot Manager, Site Manager, Transport General Manager, General Manager, Regional Transport Manager, National Transport Manager or Head of Logistics role previously.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • £45,000 to £55,000 - DOE.
  • Company Car / Car Allowance.
  • Company Bonus scheme.
  • Company Pension scheme.
  • 25 Days + 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Additional Company benefits.

Company

Michael Page has successfully grown over the past 30 years and we are continuing to grow, as shown by our ever expanding sectors. Our logistics team are the latest to thrive as their own sector after having lived under the umbrella of procurement and supply chain.

Due to an increase in job vacancies in the logistics industry, as well as a high level of talent emerging, Michael Page is proud to reveal its new logistics sector.

Although the sector is new, Michael Page has always had a dedicated logistics team who work together with candidates to deliver the best results. We recruit a variety of roles including: 

  • General managers
  • Warehouse managers 
  • Transport managers
  • Solutions and network designers

We also work with an extensive client base to advise and develop appropriate recruitment processes to secure the right talent for their organisation.

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