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Transport Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Operations, Logistics & Fulfilment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

  • Contact email:

    lisas@mvp-search.com

  • Job ref:

    59123LS

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-10

  • Consultant:

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Reporting to the site General Manager, and leading a small transport team, you will manage all transport operations at busy distribution site.  You’ll manage day to day transport requirements across own fleet management and sub-contracted operations.  You’ll be responsible for delivering demanding P&L targets and will be accountable for maintaining and improving on operational KPIs. 

About You:

You’ll have previous experience of successfully managing transport operations and will be a natural leader, able to inspire and motivate your team to deliver a fully compliant and best-in-class distribution operation.  You’ll also need:

  • CPC National/International qualification
  • Exceptional management and leadership qualities in order to motivate, inspire and develop your teams
  • Commercial skills and some previous experience of controlling finances within a transport operation
  • Sound knowledge of legislation surrounding road transport operations
  • Strong knowledge of H&S management and compliance
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure, and to a tight timescale.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to working in order to meet the requirements of the business, particularly at peak periods during the year.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels within the business.
  • Very PC Literate - Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as experience of TMS systems.

The successful candidate will enjoy a positive and dynamic working environment, together with real opportunities to progress your career in this ambitious business.