Transport Operations Manager

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    Operations, Logistics & Fulfilment

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45,000 + bonus/benefits

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Transport Operations Manager


Up to £45,000 + bonus & benefits


What this role is:


An opportunity to join a dynamic, large scale distribution operation in a rewarding transport management role with further opportunities for progression.  As a key member of the site management team, you’ll manage a very fast-paced transport operation, leading and developing your team and driving consistently excellent performance.  You’ll ensure that the operation runs safely and is compliant with all legal requirements, adhering to O License and all DVSA guidelines.


What you’ll bring to the table:


Proven experience of managing fast-moving, time-critical transport operations, ideally in a food distribution environment.  A Transport Manager CPC qualification is essential as you will be named on the O License. 


Key to this role will be your people management, development and motivational abilities.  You’ll already have proven experience of managing teams of people, and you’ll be someone who really enjoys seeing your team engage and deliver as a result.  Also:


  • Resilience, ability to deliver results in a demanding, pressurised distribution environment
  • Previous experience of transport management systems and technology – Paragon, Tachomaster, Microlise
  • Strong influencing and motivational abilities
  • Strong Health & Safety focus


This is an excellent opportunity to move into a challenging position where you can make a real difference, and with opportunities to progress further.