Transport General Manager

Stevenage Permanent
  • Global distribution business based in Stevenage
  • Opportunity to drive real change and transformation within a global business

About Our Client

Leading Retail Distribution business.

Job Description

The Transport General Manager will be responsible for:

  • Reporting into the UK Operations Director.
  • Managing a team of c.100+ drivers across a multi-site operation via a team of Transport Managers and supporting structure.
  • Ensuring key performance Indicators (KPIs) are achieved, including service and financial targets.
  • Overseeing the companies continuous improvement and process improvement initiatives / projects.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory and Company safety standards.
  • Managing the transport budget; taking corrective action where costs are greater than either the budget or volumes allow, and develop continuous improvement programmes.
  • Reviewing, maintaining & updating training logs ensuring all staff are available & attend training courses as & when required.
  • Complete thorough driver trip Debriefs and manage poor performing drivers.
  • Managing drivers hours & ensure legal compliance as per the Working Time Directive & Drivers hours
  • Using the Gateway system to maintain drivers hours records and Tachographs to include uploads of vehicles & drivers within the required time limits, collate and send charts/envelopes to FTA for analysis.
  • Ensure vehicles are available for scheduled maintenance & MOT, with an appropriate replacement to meet the business demand.
  • Carryout driving licence, ADR certificate, CPC card checks at the appropriate time.
  • Maintain & review driving licence records.
  • Be commutable to Stevenage

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Regional Transport General Manager position will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Be CPC National / CPC Internationally qualified - Essential.
  • Have a minimum of 5+ years Transport Management experience - Essential.
  • Have managed large single site / multi site operations previously - Essential
  • Have worked within a fast paced sector previously - 3PL / FMCG / Food / Retail - Advantageous.
  • Have managed in excess of 250+ drivers previously - Essential.
  • Have managed budget in excess of £15M - Advantageous.
  • Be commercial aware and results driven.

What's on Offer

£60,000 - £65,000 + benefits

Anil Pattni
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9353

Job summary

Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Anil Pattni
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9353
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