Transport First Line Manager

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Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire | Ref: BBBH27867

Up to £30000.00 per annum

Transport First Line Manager
Stoke - on -Trent
£30,000 + Benefits

Role Profile:

Our client is a well established retailer of FMCG products with operations across the UK. In this role you will be reporting directly to the Transport Manager and oversee a team of drivers and support staff. You will be responsible for all the operational and site aspects of transport for the distribution centre. You will work on 4 on 4 off basis typically 6am - 6pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce accurate KPI's on a daily basis ensuring all information is reliable
  • Manage the shifts and sorting out any extra shifts when required considering the budget and resource plan
  • Ensuring that the safe work procedures are always adhered to
  • Liaising with the warehouse team to accommodate the best way to consolidate the loads
  • Carrying out thorough investigations when required
  • When needed escalate any issue to the Transport Manager

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes:

  • CPC qualification would be highly desirable but not essential
  • The candidate needs to have a positive attitude who can also motivate the team
  • Will need to have knowledge and experience of resource planning and performance management
  • Have grievance and disciplinary handling experience
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate will need knowledge of relevant transport systems and an appreciation of warehouse management systems
  • Managing and monitoring KPI's
  • Be able to communicate effectively between the warehouse and transport team
  • Have experience monitoring and controlling a budget
  • Exceptional people management skills
  • Will support and implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • Experience using tachographs, driving hours and the working time directive (WTD)

Client information:
Our client is a retailer of FMCG products.

£30,000 + Benefits

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