Transport Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Logistics
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£40k - £45k pa + benefits
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading distribution business based in Wolverhampton. They are looking for a Transport Manager to be responsible for the operation based in the West Midlands.

Client Details

My client is a leading distribution business based in Wolverhampton. They are looking for a Transport Manager to be responsible for the operation based in the West Midlands.

Description

The Transport Manager will be for delivering service through managing a efficient and cost effective transport operations team. The will be responsible for ensuring the business operate at maximum efficiency and that all service level agreements are met.

Other responsibilities include:

- To manage the effective execution of all planned schedules for the site within agreed service levels.
- To ensure national and local KPI's are achieved and corrective action is taken in a timely manner where required
- To manage all transport activities within agreed budgets effectively managing costs
- To ensure the legal responsibilities relating to the Operating Licence are adhered to and appropriate action is taken to ensure high standards are maintained.
- To hold responsibility for Health and Safety for the site, managing any issues through to correction.
- To manage the transport team on a daily basis ensuring absence, performance and other ER issues are managed professionally by the transport management team, taking responsibility for cases of a serious nature and/or appeals.
- To develop the transport team to high level of competency, identifying development and succession opportunities for team members.
- To effectively manage supplier relationships in line with business standards
- To manage contractor negotiations ensuring they remain cost effective
- To actively seek opportunities for increasing external revenue

Profile

The successful candidate will have:

- Extensive knowledge of transport operations and management
- Extensive knowledge of transport management systems i.e. Order management and execution packages
- Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety - IOSH qualification required
- Transport CPC Holder and up to date knowledge of driver's hours and working time regulations
- Budget Management
- Green Belt Six Sigma (Desirable)
- Experienced People Manager

Job Offer

£45,000 + benefits