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Transport Shift Manager- Nights

£30000 - £38000

Job Description

Job Description
Job Title: Transport Shift Manager

Location: Bristol

Shifts: 22:00 to 06:30, Any 5 days from 7

Job Purpose

Direct management of the transport shift, providing coaching, mentoring and development opportunities whilst ensuring health, Safety and legal compliance is adhered to at all times.

Key Duties

Manage the Depot Transport staff to execute Traffic plans to enable delivery of products to customers within agreed service levels
Ensure that all available fleet is on the road and declared to enable the Planning Team to plan the resource
Motivate and develop the team through engagement, training and personal development plans
Ensure all staff are fully trained and have the correct equipment
Ensure that the Transport team comply with all relevant statutes and regulations
Communicate with 3rd Party hauliers in regard to control of all reported defects on drop trailers left for pre loading
Ensure annual MOTs and service intervals on all fleet equipment are carried out on time
Monitor, Audit and Control suppliers
Supports communication throughout department including team briefings and publication of KPIs
Support implementation of service improvements in conjunction with customers and other areas of the business
Generate and implement ideas with regards to staff and operational changes, which will help drive continuous improvement
Ensure a secure and safe environment for staff, both in your department and across the wider business
Be responsible for the maintenance and fuel aspect of Transport Budget, to include various KPI's and costs
Support the company in regard to reducing its carbon footprint, for example reducing road miles

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Good commercial knowledge of transport operations including experience of operating in a closed book, shared user environment
Previous supervisory experience within a FMCG environment
Planning and organising skills with a high level of numeracy
Excellent negotiating skills with the ability to influence and steer
Leadership and motivational qualities and proven experience of building a team
An effective communicator at all levels, good verbal and written skills
Genuine team player, a firm and confident manager who is skilled at setting clear objectives and motivating their team
Highly tolerant of change - able to work within an evolving organisation
Commercially focused, consumer orientated and customer service driven
Problem solving in a pressurised environment
National and International CPC qualification - desirable

Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.