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Transport Shift Manager

Salary £0.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Location Northamptonshire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00045282
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

A a Distribution business based in Northamptonshire are looking to recruit 2 Transport Shift Managers to join their ever growing fast paced business. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for managing a broad range of people and relationships within the transport office. You will encourage high standards of performance from all team members to achieve the service level targets of the customer, whilst ensuring decisions and actions taken are in line with company policy. You will be working an average of 42 hours per week, on a '4 on 4 off' fixed shift pattern working days and nights. The role responsibilities will include:

  • Continually improve efficiencies and identify improvements in the daily transport plan
  • Review the operational plan to ensure it is achievable with the current depot status
  • Facilitate the communication process for implementing the plan ensuring appropriate escalation procedures are followed with respect to potential operational risks
  • Identify and authorise the improvement opportunities observed throughout the shift ensuring appropriate communications to planning are recorded
  • Provide a concise shift review, reporting significant issues encountered during the shift
  • Manage operational team, including performance and standards
  • Continually review the operational arrangements and controls to maximize the efficiency levels and targets utilized as KPIs
  • Promote and manage health and safety
  • Ensure procedural controls and instructions are achieving the desired records and standards in line with depot policy
  • Communicate and assist identified improvement initiatives / opportunities for effective integration to depot process

Essential requirements:

  • Strong management skills and people management
  • Experience in working to Health and Safety requirements
  • Knowledge of driver's hours and WTD
  • Knowledge of transport legislation and O'Licence
  • Understand the financial impact on operational decisions

In return the client is offering:

  • A Competitive Salary up to £38,000 per annum based on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Service Related Holidays and Long Service Awards
  • Discount Scheme.

To apply for this Transport Shift Manager role please call Ashley Bane on 0115 947 0200 or email him at

Job Role: Transport Shift Manager

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: Up to £38,000

Shift Patterns: 4 on 4 off' fixed shift pattern working days and nights

Type: Permanent role

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