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Fleet & Transport Manager

  • Location

    Plymouth

  • Sector:

    Property Jobs

  • Job ref:

    8de3fc029a0b2757

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Client:

    ZipRecruiter/PropertyJobsToday

Job Description

A market leading FMCG business is recruiting a Transport Manager to join their site leadership team in Exeter. Key Responsibilities of the Transport Manager: * Deliver all key operational business objectives, through the successful management and development of your leadership team and process improvement measures * Exercising financial control and budgetary responsibility, driving and maximising profits. * Deliver team member performance reviews, train, develop coach and/or succession planning as appropriate * Lead and develop contingency plans to deal with seasonal demands and disruptions * Manage and drive SLA's to ensure they are exceeded * Deliver a robust health & safety operation, engaging staff on safe working methods and colleague welfare * Ensuring site compliance with all relevant employment / transport legislation * Establishing a positive working culture, driving high levels of driver engagement Your Requirements: * Proven and demonstrative knowledge of running sizeable fleets of approx. 150 - 200 (Class 1 & Class 2) with approx. 250 Staff (Transport/Admin Management Teams plus drivers) * Significant leadership experience within a high volume transport operations * Ideally obtained a degree in a relevant discipline * Must have a CPC * Experience in management responsibility for a large transport P&L * Sets clear, ambitious and feasible targets for oneself and for the team * Lean management - continuous improvement * Excellent man management and leadership skills * Proven background leading a fast paced logistics operation delivering excellent results