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Transport Shift Manager

Job Title: Transport Shift Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £39000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
REF: BBBH11130
Contact Name: Dan Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Transport Shift Manager
£39,000 - £40,000

Role Profile
Our client, who is a market leading food organisation, is looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Distribution Shift Manager. Reporting into an Operations Manager, you will hold operational and commercial management responsibility for the warehouse function. The shifts will be 5 out of 7 on varying day shifts. You will be a strong leader with a proven background in leading operations at the forefront whilst driving the operation forward from a strategic perspective.

Skills & Experience
With a recognised logistics management career to date; you will have experience working with a large team in a high pressurised and fast paced environment. All candidates must demonstrate strong motivational and communication, commercial, and analytical skills. Experience of food operations and budgetary responsibility is highly desirable.

Required skills:

  • Management experience within a warehouse operation preferably in a temperature controlled environment.
  • Strong financial and budgetary awareness.
  • Change management, communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and work in a time critical pressurised environment.
  • Good PC Skills
  • Full P&L responsibility
  • Valid driving licence


  • Educated to HND/Degree level and/or 5 years' experience
  • Experience with multi-temperature distribution operations.

Client information
Our client is a market leading food organisation.

£39,000 - £40,000

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