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Transport First Line Manager


  • £27000 - £285000 per annum
  • Maidstone
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 11269

Job Details

Transport First Line Manager - Nights Ref: HB/011269

Remuneration: circa £36,000

Location: Maidstone

We have an incredible opportunity to join a market leading 3PL distributor. They require a number of experienced Transport FLM's to work at their busy site in Maidstone.

This is a new site so experience in man management within a changing environment would be beneficial.

The role is based at Maidstone.

Salary is up to £30,000 + shift allowance of circa £6,000 per annum.

Shifts on offer are fixed nights 4 on 4 off

The Role

As Transport FLM you will be responsible for the health, safety and welfare of colleagues across the business. You will manage the Transport function on a shift basis to achieve effective and efficient operations with excellent standards of service whilst focusing on areas such as development and engagement of the team.

Your key responsibilities will be:

• Management of a Transport operation on a shift by shift basis, ensuring strong decision making to deliver efficient and effective service

• Build and motivate a the team, including recruitment, performance management and ongoing team development

• Responsible for the Control of Health & Safety

• Manage resources for the Transport operation to deliver it's objectives

• Ensure compliance to and regulatory legal compliance

• Complete all reports as requested by the General Manager

• Identify opportunities for continuous improvement

The Person

To be considered for the role as Transport FLM you must have several years' Transport operational management experience

• Retail experience / FMCG advantageous

• Excellent people manager with good communications skills plus the ability to communicate objectives and information, inspiring the team to deliver

• Able to add value through an engaging management style.

• Experienced and competent with WMS. (Red Prairie Despatch is preferable.)

Package & Prospects

On offer is an excellent package with a salary of up to £30,000 + shift allowance, excellent benefits which include, pension.

This an excellent opportunity to develop your career with an employer highly recognised for the development and welfare of their staff.

Location:

Based in Maidstone and is commutable from:

Ashford

Tunbridge Wells

Canterbury

Orpington

Gillingham

Sittingbourne

Chatham

And the surrounding areas

If you are interested please email or phone me quoting Reference HB/011269 or click the apply button, if viewing on a job board.

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Ref: HB/011269