Transport Shift Manager (Nights) - North London/Hertfordshire

  • Location

    North London

  • Sector:

    Operations, Logistics & Fulfilment

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  • Salary:

    £40-45,000 + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Avi Mann

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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An excellent opportunity to join a leading manufacturer who are seeking a Transport Shift Manager to plan and manage a team of drivers to achieve daily work load. 

The role will involve working 4 on 4 off on a permanent night shift.



  • To achieve all relevant KPI’s by ensuring that all shift team members are focussed on them and organised for their delivery
  • To promote, and act as a role model for, the Company Values and brand image
  • To lead, motivate and engage the shift team
  • Setting clear goals, targets and expectations of performance for all Drivers/Administrators
  • Communicating and listening effectively, including use of driver debrief sessions, as appropriate
  • To ensure shift compliance with all Company policies and procedures and all aspects of transport law, including the Road Transport Directive, the Working Time Directive, Drivers’ Hours Regulations and Company Standard Operating Procedures
  • To optimise labour utilisation, making best use of the Company scheduling systems and labour flexibility
  • To focus on the recruitment, training and development of Drivers and Administrators who reflect the Company’s Values and who possess the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and qualifications


The ideal candidate will have FMCG transport management experience together with excellent people management skills. The successful candidate will be CPC qualified or happy to study towards one.