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Logistics Compliance Manager

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Tenterden, Kent
£40k - £45k
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment New role:

Job Title: Logistics Compliance Manager

Industry: FMCG

Product: Food

Location: Kent

Package: £40k - £45k

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure, advise, and instruct the operator to comply with operating legislation.
  • Vehicle maintenance planning.
  • Ensure all vehicles are operated in a roadworthy condition.
  • Ensure & oversee that the correct vehicle maintenance procedures (PMIs and repairs) are in place (PMI – Preventive Maintenance Instruction).
  • Monitor External Maintenance Contractors & visit workshops regularly.
  • Ensure vehicles are presented for PMIs on the correct dates.
  • Ensure vehicles are booked in & presented for MOTs on the correct dates.
  • Monitor Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) scores & encounter reports.
  • Maintain & Audit maintenance records & ensure they are kept for 15 months.
  • Ensure drivers conduct daily walk-round checks efficiently.
  • Liable for any shortcomings in maintenance & prohibitions issued.
  • Attend prearranged VOSA inspections at operating centres.
  • Oversee vehicle scheduling.
  • Ensure Drivers are scheduled in compliance with EU and Domestic driving rules.
  • Ensure digital cards are in date.
  • Maintain and keep driving records for 12 months.
  • Regularly check drivers' digital & analogue tachographs charts/printouts.
  • Provide warnings of any driving infringements to drivers.
  • Check driver's vocational driving licences every 6 months.
  • Ensure, Arrange & Oversee the Driver's CPC Training program.
  • Be approachable & available for drivers.
  • Provide training to drivers.
  • Operator Licence variation applications.
  • Quarterly audit of vehicle compliance.


  • Proven experience in a logistics compliance role within the FMCG industry, preferably in the food sector.
  • Strong understanding of operating legislation and compliance standards.
  • Ability to effectively oversee vehicle maintenance procedures and manage external contractors.
  • Proficiency in maintaining accurate records and conducting audits.
  • Familiarity with digital and analogue tachographs and driving regulations.
  • CPC qualification is Essential.

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV or call John on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) option 3 for more details

Lead consultant for this vacancy: John Small

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage. 

Thanks for applying



A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


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Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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