Role details

Transport General Manager

Birmingham   •   £55,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking experienced managers from 3PL environments
  • MUST have Budget Management experience

About Our Client

A large Consumer product distribution company based in the West Midlands.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage recruitment of the transport team, ensure processes are in place to achieve optimum performance
  • Manage Customer Service function to ensure SLA's are met, and all customer KPI's are hit
  • Responsible for all annual performance reviews for the site
  • Responsibility for running a safe operation by applying and improving safety standards
  • Ensure regular management reviews take place
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives on a quarterly basis
  • Review practices against the requirements of legal compliance
  • Ensure there is a quality management approach
  • Lead the teams to develop the most efficient operation possible
  • Ensure all relevant training and qualifications are in place
  • Establish clear operational objectives and ensure lean and efficient structure
  • Responsibility for budget delivery
  • Identify and lead cost down initiatives
  • Lead the operation succession plan

The Successful Applicant

Key Skills:

  • 10 + years in fast paced distribution environment
  • Extensive Commercial knowledge of large national distribution operation
  • Experience of managing KPIs
  • Budget management experience
  • Experience with closed and open book contracts
  • experience of working within an unionised environment
  • International CPC
  • IOSH

What's on Offer

Salary on offer is between £55,000 and £65,000 + Package (Car, PHC, Bonus)

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