Reporting to the site General Manager, and managing a small transport team, you will lead all transport operations at this multi-customer distribution site. You’ll manage day to day transport requirements, including deliveries for multiple clients and encompassing both 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.
You’ll have previous experience of successfully managing transport operations, ideally within a multi-customer 3PL operation. Previous experience in warehousing would be advantageous as you will coordinate activities with the site Warehouse Manager. You’ll also need:
CPC National/International qualificationExceptional management and leadership qualities in order to motivate, inspire and develop your teamsCommercial skills/aptitudeSound knowledge of legislation surrounding road transport operationsStrong knowledge of H&S management and complianceExcellent 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 the opportunity to progress your career in this ambitious business.