Our client requires a Transport Manager to run their fast moving operation just outside of Okehampton, Devon
Our client, based just outside of Okehampton, is a growing Stockist/Distributor within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
The role of Transport Manager will report into the National Transport Manager and will be responsible for a small fleet operating out of the main depot as well as further cross dock sites across the Southern region. With control over fleet compliance and man management, the responsibilities will include:To work closely with customers in order to understand fully their requirements and expectations.
Develop, agree and manage the operation with respect to customer and company objectives via sound KPIManage, coach and develop the team of drivers and team leaders in the departmentEfficiently control the operation out of the main depot as well as further sites located throughout the region, with a small element of travel involvedIdentify opportunities for and initiate Continuous Improvement projectsOptimise the utilisation of all assets of all assets across the operationEnsure H&S Management Best Practice is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are applied rigorously
The ideal Transport Manager candidate will possess the following attributes:5 years' experience in a similar role
Experience in recruiting drivers and transport office staffHold a Managers CPC (National or International)Have impeccable knowledge of the UK geographicallyHave a dynamic approach to managing and building the transport department functionalities
The role of Transport Manager offers a starting salary of £28,000-£32,000