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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.


Based in Maidstone and is commutable from:


Tunbridge Wells






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