Silver Stone Search & Selection

Transport Manager

c£45k + Benefits
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Darren Munday
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
This is an outstanding opportunity to work for this fast paced and growing 3rd party logistics operator working with some of the largest customers in the UK across chilled and ambient food products including retail, foodservice and manufacturing businesses. Right first time is critical to their success and customer service and delivery is paramount and as such we are seeking an exceptional Transport Manager to develop and implement true best in class transport operations.

The Transport Manager will have full responsibility for managing the mixed in house fleet and drivers responsible for daily deliveries and multi-drop route planning across a 24/7 operation.  You will be responsible for delivering process improvements and driving delivery efficiency and best practice through the team whilst also instilling a culture of passion and pride in everything your team does.

Based from the UK Head Office in Cambridshire you will manage the entire Transport function and be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to working hours to ensure that you are in touch with the whole operation.

Currently operating as an Assistant Transport Manager / Transport Manager you will have previous experience of working within a fast paced quick turn around transport and distribution environment.  Previous experience of multi temperature distribution would be a distinct advantage as would exposure to food and drink products.  You will ideally already hold a CPC and be fully conversant with all relevant current legislation.  Central to this role will be your ability to effectively manage, motivate and coach a diverse team of drivers.

Location - Cambridgeshire
Salary - c£45k + Benefits                                            

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