Transport Operations Manager

Transport Manager required by a leading Temperature Controlled Distribution company based in Kent- £55,000

A multi-National Foodservice brand in Slough require an experienced Transport Manager to run their chilled, ambient & frozen goods distribution service. You will be managing a transport office team, Team Managers and a large fleet of vehicles.

They offer unparalleled career opportunities and have been rapidly growing due to ongoing success.

A multi drop or Foodservice background is essential for the Transport Manager position.

The Package:

£50,000 – £59,000
Company Pension scheme
25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Full Benefits details available on application

The Role:

As Transport Manager you will be overseeing a team of managers, drivers, supervisors, de briefers and Admin staff.
You will be responsible for the running and compliance in-excess of 50 vehicles and 50 routes.
You must ensure that they meet both company standards and VOSA requirements.
It is the duty of the Transport Shift Manager to meet the SLA’s agreed with customers and liaise as appropriate with seniors managers.
You must run a cost efficient operation within company budget.
All Health & Safety procedures must be adhered to and you must enforce company policies.
You will be responsible for carry out disciplinary meetings as and when required.
It is expected that the Transport Shift Manager sets and monitors KPI’s to ensure all staff perform as expected.
All documentation must be accurate.

The Requirements:

Strong people management skills
CPC qualification is essential for O Licence
FMCG / Multi drop / Multi temp

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Kent
Job titleTransport Operations Manager
Salary £50000 - £59000
Consultant Tom Nichols
Consultant Phone 023 9284 1887
Consultant Email
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