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Transport Operations Manager

Reference

JD-JHT-141

Job Title

Transport Managers, Transport Management & related

Salary

£45,000 Per Annum

Benefits

Excellent Bens & Prospects

Town/City

Oxfordshire

Contract Type

Permanent

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Transport Operations Manager

c£45k + Excellent Benefits

 

 

Oxfordshire

 

 

Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations.

 

 

Our client is a major FMCG distributor in the UK. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Operations Manager at their site in Bicester, Oxfordshire.


Reporting into the General Manager and with one direct report / four in-directs, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the busy Transport operation, with a fleet size of c75 units and 85 Drivers, the site operates on a multi-drop basis.

 

 

Key Accountabilities as Transport Operations Manager:


  • The leadership and management of all aspects of the Depot Transport operation in order to ensure that deliveries are made On Time, In Full (OTIF) 

  • To control all department costs within agreed budgets, and / or flex accordingly based on volume, W.T.D. hours or customer requirements

  • To produce key performance indicators relating to the transport department as required by the Head of Operations.

  • Proactively drive the transport department forward by strategically planning for the future utilising experience of the wider market and developments in transport technology.

  • Influence the way the transport department operates and improve in areas such as fuel costs, maintenance spend, agency costs etc

  • To ensure the transport department is compliant in its practices in line with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.

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The Ideal Person for the Transport Operations Manager role:


  • Able to demonstrate significant transport experience within a multi-drop, FMCG environment

  • Possess a CPC Qualification

  • Have established management experience at a senior level

  • Be able to demonstrate both strong leadership and people management skills

  • Be able to work under pressure, multi tasking and prioritising work loads successfully.

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Apply now for immediate consideration to join one of the UK’s major Distribution success stories.

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