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Assistant Transport Manager

Salary £34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Location Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00059049
Published 3 months ago

Job Description

My client is a leading 3PL that specialises in the distribution of chilled distribution. Based in Ilkeston, they have become one of the market leaders within their sector. They have undergone rapid expansion in recent years and now they are looking for a dynamic Assistant Transport Manager to add to their growing team.

The role requires:
- Managing the distribution of chilled food, nationwide
- Responsible for writing SOP's and implementing processes
- Adhering to company procedures and working within a framework of C.I and innovation
- Responsible for a transport office of 6 people and ca. 150-200 drivers, making multi-drop nationwide deliveries
- Liaising with the warehouse department to ensure product is ready to be dispatched within agree time frames
- Managing the expectations of internal and external stakeholders

The right candidate for this role will have the following:
- Transport management experience is essential, and a CPC qualification is preferable
- Has worked/managed within a chilled, ambient or frozen food
- An extensive knowledge of transport and distribution
- Has managed ca. 100 drivers
- Keen eye for health & safety, C.I and processes
- Must have dealt with 3rd party hauliers
- Has experience of liaising with the customer and managing internal/external stakeholder's

Why this role?
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a leading 3PL within the East Midlands.

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