Transport Manager

Transport Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil Birch

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Previous experience within pharmaceutical distribution? Potentially your perfect job awaits…

My client, a next day delivery provider, are looking to recruit a Transport Manager to look after their 3.5 tonne and van transport fleet across multiple sites. Your salary for attaining this position will be c£42,000 plus car allowance and other additional benefits…

The company is a growing 3PL solutions specialist, who have strategic plans for future expansion and are committed to developing the future workforce. You will join a profitable business headquartered in the Midlands, with a clear strategy incorporating operational improvement, commercial restructuring and organic growth.

As the new the Transport Manager will be responsible for developing and executing day to day transport operations across all sites, ensuring all deliveries are aligned to RHA, MHRA & GDP guidelines. Working closely with each of the distribution centres you will identify the requirements in each facility and work with the incumbent site leader to deliver key results.

To be successful in the role you will be a proven Transport Manager with experience running multi-site logistics facilities, ideally across different working cultures. You will be charged with all Fleet management and compliance auditing, that all vehicles are running to their optimum MPG and costing. Experience of working within the pharmaceutical sector would be beneficial but not essential, the role calls for someone who is a hands-on manager who likes to lead by example.

As the new Transport Manager, you will need to demonstrate practical working experience of operating within complex transport environments and managing a varied fleet across multiple sites. You will need to demonstrate good experience of driving lasting change within a multi-site, geographically varied organisation. You must be results driven and be comfortable in a KPI reporting environment as the company believe in monitoring performance to drive best practice. The role requires a strong leader of people who can make things happen when faced with challenging environments.

The successful candidate will receive a salary of c£42,000 plus a company car allowance and a highly competitive benefits package.

If the role sounds of interest, then please apply or contact Phil Birch at Gleeson Recruitment for more information.

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