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Transport Manager

£33000 - £38000 per annum 
Job Type:
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain 
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Transport Manager
Based in Manchester
Salary: £33,000 – £38,000 + Excellent Benefits

The UK’s leading and best-known food-on-the-go retailer are currently looking to recruit an experienced Transport Manager at their production facility in Manchester. This is a key role in ensuring that their supply chain meets the highest standards of customer service and efficiency.

The Role:
Reporting to the Bakery Operations Manager, you would be responsible for controlling and directing the transport operation, ensuring all products are delivered to shops in the surrounding area on time, in full, and in a compliant and cost-effective manner.

You will manage the transport department against both cost and customer KPI’s, using detailed analysis of department performance to drive performance through your team. You would also be responsible for ensuring all aspects of food health and safety are maintained, as well as supporting training and development initiatives for all of the transport team.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate for the role must have experience managing a team within a temperature controlled delivery operation. You will possess a sound knowledge of current operator licence legislative requirements, and will have a customer service background in a related or similar field. In addition you’ll be computer literate and possess excellent communication, organisational and planning skills.

The Company:
One of the UK’s leading and most well-known bakery retailers. with almost 1700 shops, 10 regional bakeries, 2 centres of excellence, 2 distribution centres and 20,000 employees serving millions of customers across the country every week. You would be joining the UK’s leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer at a particularly exciting time.

To apply for the Transport Manager role please forward us a copy of your CV quoting ref.GRG47.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Transport Manager, Logistics Supervisor, Haulage Coordinator, Fleet Scheduling Manager, Distribution Planning Officer, Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Manager.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Manchester, Warrington, Chester, Stockport, Altrincham, Cheshire, Knutsford, Runcorn, Widnes, Ellesmere Port, St Helens, Leigh, Sale, Hyde, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Wigan.

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