client is one of the UK’s leading FMCG suppliers with a distribution base
across the UK. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport
Section Manager at their site near Haydock on a rotating shift basis of 6-2 /
2-10, any 5 from 7 so will include weekends.
Reporting into the Shift Manager and with up to 5 direct reports, you will be
responsible for the day to day running of their effective transport operation,
with a focus on driver management and delivering a first class transport
Accountabilities as Transport Section Manager:
- To manage
drivers loads and backhauls efficiently
planning of resources (driver & vehicle) to ensure delivery SLA’s.
and driver infringement reporting and administration procedures
lead and motivate team members
monitoring of team via evaluation of training requirements and effective
coaching to raise performance levels
- Take on
disciplinary actions when required up to final written warning level
Person for the role:
- Able to demonstrate supervisory experience
within a pressurised transport environment
- Possess a CPC Qualification (or working
- Excellent People Management skills
Excellent planning and
skills at all levels
Up to date knowledge of WTD
and all relevant legislation
Working knowledge of
various systems including microlise & paragon etc.
To be innovative and change
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and growing
business and we look forward to your application.