Role details

Transport Team Manager

South East London   •   £27,000 - £29,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Soutbn East London
  • Market leading 3PL

About Our Client

Our client are a leading 3PL who are managing the warehouse and Transport operation for a leading food retailer. The role is working 5 days out of 7 and will alternate between 6.00 - 14:00 and 14:00 - 22:00.

Job Description

In the role of Transport Team Manager you will be responsible for the following points:

  • To ensure, through effective leadership, that team performance consistently meets and strives to exceed the requirements of the business and the customer
  • Proven experience of proactively leading a safety first culture
  • Engaging with a team of drivers to achieve planned targets and deadlines by providing guidance and clear communications.
  • Ensuring that Key Performance Indicators are met and where possible exceeded, whilst supporting, implementing and introducing innovative ideas and solutions
  • Ensure the department provides a quality first class service to the customer and stores through agreed processes
  • Lead and develop a culture of continuous improvement to drive best-in-class activity and operational excellence
  • Actively manage customer relationships in line with the site strategy and objectives

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for candidates who meet most of the following criteria:

  • Proven experience of leading a team and driving a Safety first culture
  • Previous experience and a passion for high volume transport operations
  • The ability to successfully deliver operational and service performance in line with H+S KPI's
  • A flexible attitude toward shift working (including weekends)
  • Previous experience/knowledge of Transport Management systems
  • A working awareness of Legal Compliance is desirable
  • Experience of management within a unionised environment
  • Customer focused and able to deliver and exceed customer expectations
  • Strong IT skills required
  • The ability to respond positively to changing demands
  • A confident communicator

What's on Offer

You will receive a competitive salary along with excellent chances for development and progression.

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