Transport & Distribution Manager
Job ref: 62701 | up to £35,000 | Kent
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Alternate job titles
Logistics Manager | Driver Manager | Transport Manager | Head of Transport | Road Transport Manager | Fleet Manager | Distribution Manager | Kent | South East UK