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    FMCG

    Transport Manager

    Full Time

    Job Title: Transport Manager
    Location: Kent
    Salary: £40,000 – £50,000

    Are you a hard working and dedicated Transport Manager with a passion for logistics and transportation? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and excel at optimising operations?

    About the Role:

    We are seeking a motivated and innovative Transport Manager to join our client, a renowned independent wholesaler within the FMCG sector. With a focus on exceptional service and values driven, our client are looking for someone to oversee the day-to-day transport operations in Kent.

    Why you’ll love this job:

    *Leadership Role: Be a key player in the Management team, driving the success of the transport department.
    *Innovation and Efficiency: Lead policy improvements and ensure cost-effective, efficient delivery operations.
    *Team Motivation: Inspire and manage a dedicated transport team, ensuring high productivity and morale.

    Key Responsibilities:

    *Ensure vehicle compliance with transport legislation and company policies.
    *Optimise fuel efficiency and report on fleet costs.
    *Schedule vehicle maintenance strategically to minimise downtime.
    *Prioritise safety and compliance within the transport department.
    *Plan and optimise delivery routes for maximum efficiency.
    *Support the team in adopting new routing and planning software.
    *Analyse vehicle tracking data to enhance operations.
    *Manage the Profit and Loss cost control for the transport department.
    *Recruit, induct, and train new team members.
    *Oversee the smooth running of transport shifts across Kent and Sussex.
    *Stay updated with Tachograph and CPC regulations.
    *Produce monthly performance reports for senior management.

    About you:

    *Transport Management CPC is essential.
    *Experience: Proven track record in transport management and fleet supervision.
    *Strong communication, time management and organisational skills. Proficiency in Office 365 is required.
    *Positive, proactive attitude and able to work under pressure.

    Other Benefits:

    *Life insurance and auto-enrolment pension.
    *Increased annual leave with length of service.
    *Birthday vouchers and cost-price purchase of goods.
    *Provided uniform for professional presentation.

    If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Chris Beal on 07795484332 or chris.beal@hendbrown.com

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