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Transport & Distribution Manager

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up to £35,000
Closing date
20 Nov 2020

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Food Manufacturing
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Transport & Distribution Manager

Job ref: 62701 | up to £35,000 | Kent

The company

This is a rewarding role working for an independent, chilled foods business which is focused on supplying the highest quality products together with exceptional customer service. This is a fast-moving business, as second nature, you need to maintain very high standards.

The job

As Transport & Distribution Manager, you will manage all distribution activities within the company and be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and quality of service plus management of delivery, driver, and vehicles.

You will manage the team and organise staff rotas, ensure customer satisfaction and respond to customer queries, manage maintenance schedules for all vehicles, ensure vehicles are kept within laws and safe to drive, manage delivery routes ensuring maximum efficiency, ensure staff are trained to highest levels plus perform quality checks on product and service delivery.

Your experience

You will possess a solid track record within transport/fleet management within the food or beverage production industry together with an excellent working knowledge of transport regulations.

A background of working with chilled products is highly preferred and experience working in an agricultural or farm environment is also a benefit.

You will be an experienced people manager, have excellent relationship building skills plus be IT literate including Microsoft Excel. A full UK driving licence is essential.

More details

The Transport & Distribution Manager job is based in Kent and is paying up to £35,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are 6 days per week (Monday to Saturday), 4am – 1pm.

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Transport & Distribution Manager job, please click the Apply button.

What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Logistics Manager | Driver Manager | Transport Manager | Head of Transport | Road Transport Manager | Fleet Manager | Distribution Manager | Kent | South East UK

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Contact Us
  • Heffle Buildings
  • 33a High Street
  • Heathfield
  • TN21 8HU
  • United Kingdom
  • 01435 866000
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