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Assistant Transport Manager

  • £19000 - £21000 per annum
  • Middlesbrough
  • Posted: 10/01/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: CC011216

Job Details

BJD Group has been engaged to find an ambitious Assistant Transport Manager, for a fast growing production and distribution business. The position is based at their operation in Middlesbrough.

The salary on offer is £21,000.

The Company

A fast growing production and distribution Company, who have experienced 100% growth in the last 12 months.

The Role

As Assistant Transport Manager your will lead a small team of drivers ensuring that the distribution team operates safely, providing the highest level of service to customers, whilst ensuring the operations are optimised as efficiently as possible. 

You will also be a key part of the management team driving key efficiencies and improving driving and safety standards. You will also be heavily responsible for the man management, accident investigation, sickness, absence, G&D, so previous experience will be needed.   

Your other responsibilities include:

- Organise your driver team and mixed fleet of vehicles  to ensure adequate staffing and performance levels are achieved and that the transport operations achieves customer service levels
- Monitor and analysis vehicle and performance data to ensure achievement of performance targets and identify improvement opportunities
- Ensure the transport operation runs safely and is compliant with all relevant regulations.
- Effective planning and utilising the fleet to it’s maximum potential
- Effective driver de-briefing.

The Person

To apply for the position of Assistant  Transport Manager, you must already have gained management experience with in a transport operation. You will have passion for customer service and an engaging management style.  You must also possess.

- Basic knowledge of transport legislation
- Experience of managing change projects & process improvements
- Problem solving skills
- HGV License desirable, not needed to drive but for knowledge purposes.

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of £21,000 + benefits + contributory pension. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful and established business at key stage in their operational development.


Based in Middlesbrough it is commutable from




Newton Aycliffe





Newcastle upon Tyne

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If you are interested please phone 01858 455 098 quoting Reference CC/011216

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Ref: CC/011216