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Transport Manager

Banbury, Oxfordshire
£50,000 to £60,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Transport Manager The company One of the UK's largest logistics groups, who are a leading 3PL supplier into the world's leading brands and are operating from a brand new state of the art facility in Banbury. On the back of a recent site opening and the uptake of a number of key contracts, the customer are now seeking an entrepreneurial Transport Manager to join them as part of their growth plans. The role A Transport Manager is now required who will be responsible for a brand-new site and a brand new Transport team, managing a Transport Shift Manager, 2 Morning Shift Supervisors and 2 Night Shift Supervisors, a Transport Planner and a large fleet of drivers. You will take responsibility for: Building up a Brand-new Transport Team as well as establishing key relationships with a brand-new customer Managing daily operations and communicating with subcontractors P&L Responsibility across the transport division Managing compliance and general upkeep of vehicles Maximising Load capacity and using the company's network to maximise routes- Backloads etc What you need It is ESSENTIAL for the successful candidate to have the following: CPC License holder Entrepreneurial spirit, someone who is confident managing a large fleet of vehicles and coordinating subcontractors Experience working within a 3PL company / general haulage environment would be highly advantageous Experience of building a new team and a new site would be desirable but not essential Strong understanding of managing finances & taking P&L Responsibility A skilled communicator who has an understanding of the customer expectations and routes across the UK Other DESIRABLE skills include: Strong understanding of vehicle compliance & repair What is on offer On offer is a chance to make your mark at a brand new flagship site for one of the UK's largest logistics businesses with a fantastic reputation for progression. The opportunity will give you the chance to catapult your career and get stuck into a brand new contract with a key customer. Along with this you will benefit from a salary of £50,000-£60,000 which will include a 10% annual bonus. How to apply? For more information on this role please contact us at our Birmingham office on (phone number removed) or email me at . Alternatively, please use the link in this ad to apply now. We will aim to respond back to all successful applications within 5 days. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days, your application has been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV and details on file to consider you for more relevant opportunities in the future. Pontem Recruitment is a leading specialist recruitment agency who aim to bridge the skills gap between candidates and employers within the Engineering & Manufacturing, Technology and Transport & Logistics Sectors
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  • Job Reference: 701354617-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pontem Recruitment
    Pontem Recruitment
  • Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent