Transport Manager

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Coventry, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH24775

£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits

Transport Manager
£45,000 - £50,000 + Car + Benefits

Role Profile
An established market leading Logistics business are looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track-record of managing large teams within a fast-paced, busy environment. This is an exciting & rewarding role which will be based at their distribution centre in Coventry. Reporting into the General Manager, you will be accountable for a large team with full site responsibility, ensuring KPI's are being adhered to, and that high standards are maintained throughout the operation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Managing department compliance on transport legislation including WTD, tachographs, H&S and quality standards
  • Planning and allocation of work using planning systems ensuring on time delivery.
  • Reviewing and improving productivity through effective provision of planning information
  • Cost effective utilisation of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance
  • Actively drive UK Lean standards and processes
  • Development of transport team/operation
  • Incident and accident investigation
  • Presenting monthly figures to both board level and key customers

Skills and Experiences

To be successful in your application it is essential that you have experience within a distribution background. With a proven track record of continuous process improvements across a transport operation you will have the ability to drive change and deliver challenging productivity targets.
You will have managed a large team within a fast paced environment.
A strong knowledge of transport compliance is necessary for this role; as well is to have the ability to form strong professional relationships across all levels within the business.
A National or International CPC is also required to be considered for this role.

Client information
Our client is a market leading Logistics business based in Coventry

£45,000 - £50,000 + Car + Benefits

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