Our client is a leading name in wholesale fresh food distribution and now requires an experienced FMCG Transport Manager to ensure the Transport operation and compliance at the site operates in an efficient and compliant manner. You will have a proven track record of continuous process improvements within a transport operation and must hold a National CPC.
You will manage 7 direct reports with a team of around 90 drivers and drivers mates and a fleet of approximately 50 vehicles ranging from 3.5 - 18 tonnes. This is a 24-7 operation so candidates should be prepared to work across flexible shifts and days though a 7 days week to include both days and nights.
You will ensure department compliance on transport legislation including WTD, tachographs, H&S and quality standard reviewing and improving productivity through effective provision of planning. Cost control through effective utilisation of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance and the development of the team and operation through exceptional leadership capabilities ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction are maintained.
The client is keen to appoint someone in this role quickly so please contact rachel.backshall@bis-henderson if you wish to be considered for this opportunity.