Transport Shift Manager

GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum +
04 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Matthew Ellison
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Page Personnel Logistics are currently looking to recruit a Transport Shift Manager for our client based in Greenford.

The purpose of the Transport Shift Manager role is to deploy the operations plan and meet customer requirements while ensuring full legal compliance. Also to manage and motivate a team of drivers and complete the administration

Client Details

Our client are a leading 3PL who are managing a national contract for a leading FMCG business.


In the role of Transport Shift Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • To monitor and control the performance of the Transport Planner, Compliance Administrator and the driving teams
  • To monitor and control departmental absence and holiday bookings
  • To ensure return to work interviews are completed in a timely manner and to the company standard
  • To ensure all transport legislative requirements are met
  • To liaise with the Transport Manager to ensure all service & MOT dates are met
  • To effectively control the defect process and ensure all repairs are completed in a timely manner
  • To ensure the effective planning and utilisation of the fleet
  • To Liaise with the Warehouse operations on all issues relating to loading and planning
  • To ensure the effective and timely debriefing of all drivers
  • To ensure the effective management of the Digi Card system
  • To handle the booking of all agency driver requirements
  • To be the focal point for all Transport related queries and to resolve all issue
  • To effectively manage the Key Control process for all Goods in deliveries and assign delivery to the relevant area
  • Comply with Food Safety Regulations and CMI standards
  • To perform any other duties as required by the Transport Manager
  • All tasks and operation to meet Health & Safety and Operators License compliance
  • Lead and implement any existing and new customer strategies, build and maintain partnerships to achieve goals
  • Deliver and support continuous improvement projects to successful implementation
  • Regularly review driver's shifts against delivery schedule to make sure all department hours are optimised to their full potential


We are interested in speaking to candidates who are able to meet the following criteria and perform the tasks listed:

  • Department and Customer KPIs are to be met
  • Ensure drivers are up to date on all legal and training development needs
    Excellent communications and organisational skills
  • Must be proactive, strongly motivated and resilience with project management skills
  • Previous documented experience in 3rd party logistics management
  • Previous documented experience in managing a team with excellent results
  • Full national Certificate of Competence (CPC)
  • Computer literate in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • working knowledge of both WTD and digital tacho
  • Ability to build relationships with customers, suppliers & other internal departments
  • A methodical approach combined with attention to administrative detail

Job Offer

You will join a global logistics provider who have great opportunities for development and promotion. You will receive an attractive benefits package and pension as well as partner discounts.