Transport Manager

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Northamptonshire | Ref: BBBH16754

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits

Transport Manager


£40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, who is a leading 3PL business, is looking for an experienced Transport Manager. With full accountability for the Transport function you will be responsible for the development and motivation of the transport team consisting of Shift Managers, Administration staff and Drivers ensuring that the business operates with maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness.

In addition you will:

  • Ensure that the business adheres to all relevant legislation, taking action where appropriate i.e. Tachographs, Working Time Directive etc.
  • Ensuring that standards of productivity and quality are consistently maintained, measured against challenging KPI's.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and performance management of the Transport team in a heavily unionised environment.
  • Responsible for health and safety issues including training and accident investigations.
  • You will be expected to manage in such a way as to ensure that a culture of trust based on open communication and cooperation is encouraged and reinforced.

Skills & Experience

  • You must possess a CPC.
  • You must be able to demonstrate relevant management experience in a time critical, FMCG transport operation.
  • You need to demonstrate effective communication skills, problem solving and decision-making as well as the ability to influence people at all levels.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain good industrial relations in a unionised environment.
  • Excellent health and safety awareness.
  • Will have excellent team building, leadership and motivational skills.

Client information
Our client is a leading 3PL business with operations throughout the UK.

£40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits.

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