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Group Transport Manager

West Midlands
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
My client are one of the UK's leading food businesses. We have a vacancy for a Group Transport Manager Based in the West Midlands to lead everything transport. You ll be directly responsible for ensuring that the transport function operates safely, to the organisation and customer s expectations within budget. Transport Manager - £50k + Car / Bonus Oversee then group transport operation, ensuring performance, legal compliance and consistency of achieving of customer SLAs Management of 5 Depot Managers across 5 sites. Financial management and P&L responsibility Managing administrative traffic duties with keen attention to detail, accuracy and professionalism Accountability for O License compliance at all depots, deliver best in class performance and investigate all non-conformance Liaising with external suppliers ensuring effective vehicle maintenance in line with service schedules To ensure that details of vehicle accidents are escalated to line management. To ensure that defected vehicles are recorded on traffic sheets To achieve weekly and monthly KPI and P&L targets Negotiate vehicle lease contracts and service levels Oversee accurate route costing Attend lead customer and supplier meetings Candidate Requirements An accomplsihed Transport Manager within a customer faced role. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships teams CPC and O' License A self motivated leader that can lead a team and transport function autonomously Motivating and inspiring your team, always driving continuous improvement Understanding of key operational cost drivers and P&L or cost centre management Experience of supervising or managing a complex transport environment for 5 years + If this role sounds of interest, please apply to this ad or contact Jamie Essex at D R Newitt
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  • Job Reference: 706346372-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: D R Newitt & Associates
    D R Newitt & Associates
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent