Transport Manager

Job Description

  • Job Reference: JSTM200324
  • Job Title: Transport Manager
  • Salary: £40000 to £45000
  • Location: Lisburn

Transport Manager

Are you an experienced Transport Manager? Interested in an exciting opportunity with one of NI's fasting growing brands?

VANRATH are recruiting a Transport Manager to co-ordinate movements and improve efficiency of a fleet of delivery vehicles of various sizes.

£40000 to £45000

Our client are recognised as one of Northern Ireland's fasting growing brands. Family run for 4 generations, they continuing to adapt and evolve to meet the needs of the ever changing consumer market.

An exciting career opportunity for like minded individuals, they base a lot of their success on maintaining the family feel of the team and providing an enjoyable and satisfying workspace for their employees.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct and coordinate the efficient running of the day-to-day distribution operation
  • Lead, manage and motivate the distribution team to ensure quality of service is maintained
  • Manage department spend on fuel, maintenance, driver uniforms and capital items
  • Manage resources to ensure driver, vehicle and other equipment, such as crates and cages, availability to meet daily delivery requirements, while ensuring spare vehicles are available when needed
  • Recruit replacement staff as and when required
  • Assist with the planning for and roll out of RMA replacement
  • Ensure legal compliance at all times, with regard to driver hours, vehicle checks and laden weights, taking remedial action as and when required
  • Being first point of contact for customer and delivery issues each morning, organising corrective action as required
  • Ensure the good housekeeping of the fleet at all times
  • Work with management to develop scorecard and performance indicators for distribution department
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with other members of management team

The Ideal Person:

  • 2+ Years experience in a Transport Management role
  • Previous experience in the Food Production/FMCG industry
  • Full UK Drivers License

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joe Sowerby for a confidential discussion on 028 9033 0250