Transport Shift Manager

Melton Mowbray Permanent £35,000 - £40,000
  • Excellent opportunity for progression to Transport Manager inside 2 years
  • Based in Newark, Nottinghamshire

About Our Client

My client is a giant of the food and FMCG distribution sub-sector and over the last decade have become a household name across the UK and Europe. With an operation historically based in the South-East of England, my client has rapidly expanded into the Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire area over the last three years. The successful candidate will be placed on a fast-track scheme to reach full Transport Manager within the two years.

Job Description

As a Transport Shift Manager you will be the day-to-day operational transport expert, reporting into a strategic Transport Manager on site. You will cover the following key responsibilities:

  • Be the main point of contact for transport queries between the working hours of 08:00-17:00
  • Active management of a Fleet of 80+ HGV vehicles.
  • Reviewing and ensuring the maximum utilisation of your fleet of vehicles.
  • Ensuring overall transport compliance in line with VOSA regulations.
  • Management of a team of 4x Supervisors and over 80+ drivers on a daily basis.
  • HR related queries - 1-to-1's, Payroll, Disciplinary matters, RTW's.
  • A main point of contact for the customer service's team and the transport operation.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Transport Shift Manager will have a strong transport orientated background, whilst having a proven history of colleague and driver engagement at the highest levels. You will also require the following skills and attributes:

  • Desirable - CPC Qualified.
  • Ability to operate upon a fixed (Monday to Friday) 08:00-17:00
  • Experience managing upwards of 50+ drivers.
  • History with servicing and maintenance schedules of HGV vehicles.
  • Monitoring and active analysis of driver hours, WTR and Tacho regulations.
  • A proven motivator, who is passionate about driving both customer and colleague engagement.
  • Proven experience of operating in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commutable to Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

What's on Offer

  • £35,000-£40,000 (Opportunity to progress to Transport Manager)
  • £4,000 annual bonus
  • £5,000 in company shares
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Potential to gain CPC qualification
Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Melton Mowbray
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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