Greencore Group

Transport Manager

22 Oct 2018
22 Nov 2018
Ms Katy Cross
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

We are recruiting for a Transport Manager at our Peterborough.

As Transport Manager you will direct the transport team to ensure operational compliance with statutory requirements and group policy, achievement of budgetary targets and contractual KPI's and the continuous development of the function in line with the division’s strategic goals

Main responsibilities

Provide leadership and direction to the team to ensure that they are engaged, focused, developed and delivering to their potential

Promote and monitor operational practices, using available tracking tools, to ensure that safety and compliance with the road traffic act are the critical priorities at all times

Oversee the maintenance of the vehicle fleet to ensure compliance with the vehicle check and servicing practices, cleanliness, food safety requirements and leasing agreements

Maintain close communication with Greencore sites and customers/depots to ensure that all parties are kept informed of any schedule or revised collection or delivery times

Establish programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the transport schedules

Construct budgets and associated drivers’ rota and feeding back any required changes from the planning team. Review resource plans in response to any changes so that the planning team can make required changes manage spend to ensure maximise cost efficiency whilst delivering on key business objectives

Ensure use of Greencore handheld delivery technology to ensure accurate customer billing.

Monitor KPI and budget performance to identify and implement continuous improvement programmes

Ideal candidate

You will understand the best practice processes for your functional areas e.g. picking, packing and transport operation. You will have managed Budgets and have a solid understanding of Lean to identify and implement business improvement programmes

It is preferred you have experience using sector specific electronic management tools e.g.; ISOTRAK, Voice picking and hand held technology

About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too