Transport Shift Manager - Warwickshire

Transport Shift Manager jobs

Keeping goods and services moving is an important part of the successful running of a business - and in many organisations, logistics isn’t a nine-to-five job. It’s something that is 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ensuring that customers get their orders on time.

Transport Shift Managers, therefore are an essential element of the logistics team. They keep the team going on a day-to-day basis and take steps to ensure that the transport obligations are fulfilled within defined schedules, budgets and quality standards.

In addition, Transport Shift Managers are responsible for keeping teams running smoothly, from taking steps to ensure all health, safety and hygiene requirements are being adhered to, through to training and motivating staff, carrying out performance reviews and briefing drivers.

The skills required

Anyone applying for a Transport Shift Manager position will need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of transport systems and current legislation. A national Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC) is also advisable.

You must also be able to communicate clearly with drivers and colleagues in other departments, as well as customers. Excellent organisational skills are a must and you should be able to make quick decisions. Meanwhile, commercial awareness and a strong affinity for customer support is a must.

What’s more, since this role requires a shift working pattern, your schedule needs to be flexible and you should be able to thrive in a busy and sometimes stressful working environment - at any time of the day or night.

Search for Transport Shift Manager vacancies with Cast UK

At Cast UK, we specialise in recruitment for the logistics, supply chain and procurement industries. Our team of experts have worked in these fields themselves, so they have a unique understanding about what makes the best employee for a particular role.

We work hard to get to know our clients and candidates and we take great pride in finding the best talent for every vacancy.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit a Transport Shift Manager for your business or find you a job as a Transport Shift Manager then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.

Transport Shift Manager Jobs in Warwickshire

Famous as the birthplace of writers William Shakespeare and George Elliot, Warwickshire is located in the East Midlands and shares borders with a number of counties including Staffordshire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

Home to a number of large settlements like Rugby, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire offers a variety of options for those seeking Transport Shift Manager opportunities.

In addition, Birmingham is within an easy commute from the north-west of the county, making it perfect for those who wish to work in Britain's second city, but live away from the busy atmosphere.
 
For much of its past, Warwickshire's economy was based in the textile industry and manufacturing.

These days, the region relies heavily on industry and engineering, while the service sector, retail, power, technology and tourism are also important.

Rolls-Royce has an engineering works in the region, while the Rugby Cement Works is one of Europe's largest such facilities. Rangemaster stoves have been manufactured at the Eagle Foundry in Leamington Spa since 1851 and a number of video game designers are based in the area.

Other companies based in the region, or with large facilities here include IBM, Holland & Barrett, Volvo, ConocoPhillips and Bravissimo.

In addition, the National Grid's gas control centre is in Warwickshire, while Dairy Crest and RS Components have national distribution centres in Nuneaton.

Cast UK - helping you find new vacancies

Whether you're ready to take your career to the next level with a new Transport Shift Manager position in Warwickshire, or you're looking for new responsibilities and opportunities, the team at Cast UK can help you find a role that suits your skills and requirements.

Our team has broad experience in the procurement, supply chain and logistics sectors and we understand just what it takes to fill each role successfully. What's more, our team of regional specialists can advise on the various employers and job types in a particular area.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Warwickshire or source a new job in Warwickshire then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.