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Transport Operations Manager

  • £38000 - £42000 per annum
  • Barnsley
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100370

Job Details

The BJD Group has been engaged to find an experienced, Transport Operations Manager for a specialist leading Manfactuer with experience within Two Man Delivery environments. The position is based near Barnsley, with a salary of up to £42,000 + benefits.

The Company

A specialist leading Manufacturer with Operations throughout the UK.

The Role

As Transport Operations Manager you will be responsible for all the Transport operations and the effective and efficient running of a large fleet of over 120 vehicles. You will also be required to manage the transport office team (planners and administrators) and the drivers. whilst building rapport between internal departments, to ensure smooth running of the fleet.

You will organise your team and fleet of vehicles to ensure performance levels are achieved and that the transport operation achieves targets within budget

Responsibilities include:

• Ensure the transport operation runs safely and is compliant with all relevant regulations

• Manage O Licence

• Efficient and smooth running operation with all loads leaving on time.

• Ensure the operation consistently meets the requirements of the business via management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

• Ensure the operations comply with all relevant legislation and runs safely.

• Ensure the fleet is running efficiently

• P&L responsibility

The Person

To apply for the position of Depot Manager, you must have already had senior management responsibility for running a busy transport operation and Warehouse Function simultaneously. This experience will ideally be within a Chilled and Frozen environment.

• Demonstrable knowledge of relevant transport legislation, including tachographs and Working Time Directive (WTD)

• Two man delivery experience desirable

• Excellent people management and leadership skills

• National or International CPC

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of circa £42,000 bonus, and benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with successful organization within an ever changing environment where the impact of your work will be highly visible across the organization.


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