Regional Transport Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
London (Central)
£50000 - £55000 per year
Closing date
12 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Regional Transport Manager

50 – 55K




The aim of this role is to ensure the departments deliver industry leading customer service in a compliant, safe, and profitable manner and play a key proactive role to grow business within the South region.


The role will focus on leading the Transport Departments in the South. This includes our main distribution centre and two smaller out bases in the region.






  • Align department objectives and manage overall performance of teams to meet those objectives
  • Identiffy, propose and manage resource to enable the departments to deliver objectives in a cost effective manner
  • Lead teams through periods of change management and continuous improvement
  • Recruiting new team members when required and developeing people already within the team
  • Achieve operational cost targets through detailed cost planning
  • Control and manage costs by defining KPIs
  • Ensure full compliance to relevant legislations and regulation
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained including services, MOT’s and accident repairs
  • Ensure driver and staff hours are managed in line with regulation
  • Ensure all food safetly procesdures are followed and temperature records are maintained



  • Industry qualification or relevant and equivalent experience in food product warehousing and transport
  • Experience managing transport departments
  • CPC holder
  • Well versed in all aspects of operations


If you’d like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV to with the reference bf/8730


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
M2 4DW

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