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Transport Manager

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A leading Logistics business is recruiting a Transport Manager to head up their transport operation for one of their premium customer operations, based in the West Midlands area.

Based within the West Midlands, the Transport Manager will have the following responsibilities:

• Responsible for the management of the Transport Function for a busy retail distribution operation
• Responsible for Transport Planning, Legal Compliance and the daily operation
• Actively work alongside direct and in direct internal and external stakeholders
• Ensure compliance with statutory obligations regarding working time legislation and operator licensing
• Ensure effective and efficient people management through coaching, mentoring and developing individuals and teams
• Responsible for ER issues such as absence management, sickness and holiday allocation
• Ensure legal compliance with all relevant EU drivers hours legislation, working time legislation and operator licensing
• Actively champion a culture of continuous improvement
• Responsible for the preparation and presentation of accurate and professional information to be relayed to the customer on daily, weekly and monthly basis
• Ensure KPI delivery
• Responsible for budgets and cost management
• Ensure Health & Safety policies and procedures are adhered to

For Transport Manager, you will have the following skills and experience:

• Significant Transport Management experience is essential
• International CPC is essential
• Commercially sound, with previous experience in budget management, ideally in Open and Closed book contracts
• Prior experience working within a retail logistics environment
• Knowledge of transport regulations and a proven track record of planning and forecasting
• Influencing skills
• Must have an exceptional and demonstrable record of delivering against targets

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Logistics

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum + car, bonus

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: West Midlands

Job Reference: 51005813/001

Date posted: 22 May 2024

Consultant: Abdul Walid

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