Transport First Line Manager Job In Maidstone

Transport First Line Manager


  • £27000 - £285000 per annum
  • Posted: 10/04/2018
  • Maidstone
  • Job Ref: 11269
  • Permanent

Job Details

Transport First Line Manager

Maidstone Ref: HB/11269


Are you an experienced Transport First Line Manager looking for an opportunity to work with a leading 3PL organisation?

Our client is looking for Transport First Line Manager who has excellent man management skills and experience in a FMCG environment.

The role is based near Maidstone with a salary of up to £27,000 + shift allowance, depending on experience.

This role is offering shift work. 4 on 4 off rotating days and nights.

The Company
A Leading 3PL

The Role
As a Transport First Line Manager you will support the Transport Manager in the day to day running of a busy transport operation.

You will ensure KPIs are achieve along with high quality and cost efficient service inline with all relevant transport and H&S legislation.

Key Responsibilities

• Understand the customer's operational needs and ensuring that the correct procedures are in place within the transport team while working to KPI's
• Maintain excellent relationships with suppliers to ensure continued cost effectiveness and supplier service
• Work with the transport team ensuring correct and efficient route planning
• Ensure legal compliance and legislations is correct
• Provide successful on-site management and take full responsibility for the team including development of driver and the team through succession planning.
• Monitor vehicle maintenance and service costs
• Accident and damage investigation and reporting
• Store all transport documentation in an accurate and orderly manner

The Person
You will be an experienced Transport First Line Manager with experience within a transport environment, preferably in FMCG or food and drink logistics environment.

• Excellent man management / employee engagement skills gained in a management level role.
• Strong knowledge of Telematics systems.
• A CPC would be desirable but not essential.
• Logistics Management qualification would be desirable but not essential.
• Excellent customer and client facing experience
• Commercially aware
• Strong administrative skills
• Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation including drivers hours and fleet requirements
• Good geographical knowledge of UK

Package and Prospects
On offer is a salary of up to £27,000 plus shift allowance, company benefits and pension.

This is also an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation that can offer unrivalled potentials for career progression.

Location:
Based near Maidstone it is commutable from:

Gravesend
Dartford
Bromley
Croydon
Crawley
Tonbridge
Tunbridge Wells
Folkestone
Allington
Canterbury
Rochester

And the surrounding areas.

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Ref: HB/11269