c£49k + Benefits
is a leading FMCG Distribution Company in the UK and we are delighted to assist
them in their search for a Transport Manager at their site in Hertfordshire.
into the Operations Manager, with 100 Drivers and fleet of 100 Units, you
will be expected to control all costs relating to the
transport department, ensuring at all times that costs remain within budget,
whilst ensuring that department works within the legal frame of transport
legislation. From a busy Transport background, you will look to provide
leadership and motivation to your team, which in turn facilitates achievement
of KPI targets.
Duties and Responsibilities as Transport
To manage all direct reports on a daily
basis ensuring they have the required skills and knowledge, give guidance,
leadership and motivation as required.
Ensure department controls operates within
the cost budgets laid out in the annual budget.
Ensuring maximum efficiency from routing,
whilst encouraging fuel cost savings.
Ensure compliance with legal requirements
Monitor out of hours process.
Ensure timely completion of period and
documentation in line with recognised time scales.
Ensure a consistent approach to people
issues with particular regard to absence, grievance and disciplinary
Ensure all new starters receive a thorough
Ensure that all team adhere to company
guidelines regarding the H&SAWA.
Conduct annual appraisals, identifying
career progression opportunities.
To unite and mould a management team.
To optimise productivity and maintain
To raise fleet standards.
To manage an efficient vehicle maintenance
operation for approximately 100 vehicles.
To adhere to Ministry records, transport
and health and safety legislation.
To be aware of food standards agency and
prove due diligence.
To be cost effective and constantly review
systems and efficiency.
To be flexible and adapt to customer
To focus on training and development of
management and driving staff.
To be aware of warehouse structure and
cultivate a daily interface.
To liaise with other group divisions.
- Educated to a minimum GCSE standard.
- Previously held a management role in similar
- Have excellent communication skills both written
- Hold an International CPC.
- Have thorough knowledge of transport legislation.
- Be a professional leader with inspirational,
motivation and management skills.
- Be proactive and visualise the strategic wider
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