Transport Manager in East Midlands

Applying for the Transport Manager role

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Recruitment Specialist
Job Title: Transport Manager
Location: United Kingdom / East Midlands
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Transport & Logistics
Sub Sector: Transport Planner
Job Reference No: CW/010011

Job Description

The BJD Group has been engaged to find an experienced Transport Shift Manager to be based on site at our client’s facility in Ashby De La Zouch. Salary is £25,000 + £5,000 shift allowance, stakeholder pension with 3% minimum contribution from employees and 6% from company, 4x salary life assurance, voluntary benefits, 25 days holiday.

The Company
A well established Pan-European FMCG manufacturer, with multiple locations through-out the UK and Europe. They are the market leader is several sectors, have instantly recognisable brands and are renown for product innovation.

The Role
This is ideal for an individual looking to progress their career within Transport. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the operation of the own vehicle fleet and day hire operations to meet agreed efficiency, performance and safety criteria. Shifts for this role cover a 24/7 pattern.

Key Responsibilities

• Guide, lead and develop drivers to operate safely and efficiently. Manage driver performance / conformance to plan.
• Produce daily / weekly KPI's for key areas of the operation including Day Hire cost per mile , Fuel usages and MPG’s, Vehicle Fill inbound and outbound, Tesco Factory Gate Pricing, Factory conformance to load plan, and Third Party revenue generation.
• Produce monthly cross charge reporting for 3rd party Locations.
• Manage factory service and clearance as well as customer service on loads covered by our own fleet.
• Manage the Chep pallet process and supply to factory locations.

The Person
Candidates will be experienced in transport management, people management and transport planning. A CPC is desirable and a working knowledge transport planning systems is essential.

Based in Leicestershire and commutable from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Coalville, Burton on Trent, Loughborough, Swadlincote, Tamworth, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Derby, Leicester, Uttoxeter and Nottingham

Package and Prospects
On offer is a salary of Salary is £25,000 + £5,000 shift allowance, stakeholder pension with 3% minimum contribution from employees and 6% from company, in addition matching of contributions on 1:1 basis up to 9% company contribution,, 4x salary life assurance, voluntary benefits, 25 days holiday.

This is a great opportunity to develop your career with a major FMCG supplier that’s recognised as a great employer.

As the leading Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Production recruitment specialist we provide a range of services tailored to deliver resourcing solutions to clients needs.

If you are interested please email or phone me quoting Reference CW/010011

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