Transport First Line Manager

Recruiter
Cast UK Limited
Location
Trent Vale, Stoke-On-Trent
Salary
30000 GBP Per Year
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1265014795
Contract Type
Full Time
Transport First Line Manager Stoke - on -Trent £30,000 + Benefits Role Profile: Our client is a well established retailer of FMCG products with operations across the UK. In this role you will be reporting directly to the Transport Manager and oversee a team of drivers and support staff. You will be responsible for all the operational and site aspects of transport for the distribution centre. You will work on 4 on 4 off basis typically 6am - 6pm. Key Responsibilities: Produce accurate KPI's on a daily basis ensuring all information is reliable Manage the shifts and sorting out any extra shifts when required considering the budget and resource plan Ensuring that the safe work procedures are always adhered to Liaising with the warehouse team to accommodate the best way to consolidate the loads Carrying out thorough investigations when required When needed escalate any issue to the Transport Manager Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes: CPC qualification would be highly desirable but not essential The candidate needs to have a positive attitude who can also motivate the team Will need to have knowledge and experience of resource planning and performance management Have grievance and disciplinary handling experience Experience of working in a fast-paced environment The candidate will need knowledge of relevant transport systems and an appreciation of warehouse management systems Managing and monitoring KPI's Be able to communicate effectively between the warehouse and transport team Have experience monitoring and controlling a budget Exceptional people management skills Will support and implement continuous improvement initiatives Experience using tachographs, driving hours and the working time directive (WTD) Client information: Our client is a retailer of FMCG products. Remuneration: £30,000 + Benefits About Cast UK: Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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