Transport Manager- Distribution Company

Location
Birmingham
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + Package
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Ref
13850209/001
Contact
Jessica Ingram
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client ia an up and coming distribution company based in the West Midlands that has repidly grown over the past 5 years. To support this growth they are looking for a number of Operational Management professionals to add to their logistics infrastructure, including a Transport Manager.

This is an exciting position where the right candidate can really make their mark and develop quickly within the business.

Client Details

A distribution company based in Birmingham.

Description

This role is all encompassing, key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a fleet of HGV's set to increase over the next year
  • Managing a large team of drivers
  • Having responsibility for the sites O'License
  • Building a Transport department including supervisors and planners
  • Hands-on Transport planning
  • Ensuring Fleet utilisation (managing back-hauls)
  • Managing key clients and customer service
  • Business development by bringing in new clients
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Site Health & Safety

Profile

Key skills required for the role:

  • Transport management experience for 3+yrs
  • Experience within a 3PL/ customer orientated business
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with senior stake holders
  • Customer service focused
  • Previous financial responsibility
  • Previous experience within fleet utilisation projects
  • Commercial and business development experience- a track record of bringing in new business
  • The ability to build a transport network

The ideal candidate will be at the stage in their career where they are keen to learn and develop whilst adding value to a Transport team.

Job Offer

Salary on offer is between £35,000 and £42,000.