Reporting into the Site Manager, this role is responsible for a fast-growing and highly dynamic Transport operation.
This position will require a strong degree of focus on operational and legal compliance for the transport fleet (LGV & HGV Vehicles).
Health & Safety.
Responsible for a small team of transport planners.
Process improvement and coaching of the Transport Team.
Recruitment, on-boarding and driver retention.
You will be front-foot in helping to lead the operation - a big part of this role will be in spotting opportunities to grow revenue for the business.
Able to understand client needs and respond to them pro-actively and positively.
Management of P&L of approx £1m costs, SLA's etc
Transport Manager ideally within fast paced distribution (Day 1 for Day 2 or faster).
CPC National holder - THIS IS ESSENTIAL
Highly detail oriented - with a strong focus on transport legislation & compliance.
Strong and demonstrable experience of improving a transport operation.
Front-foot & hands-on leadership style - this role is very much a hands-on & full-on management role and a key part of the business.
Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level.
Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business.
This role would suit someone from an SME background who is keen to make their mark and progress their career.
Someone who wants to play an integral part in building/growing a strong operation.
Able to ask intelligent questions and think beyond the obvious.
Driven by a challenge, making a difference and building a legacy.
With over 18 years of expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK