Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus car / allowance, bonus
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

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Transport and Distribution Manager (Peterborough)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport and Distribution Manager to join a leading 3PL and warehouse businesses on a full time, permanent basis in the Peterborough area. This is a Mon to Fri days position. The business is a well established, recognised brand and very successful in what they do. They are looking for an exceptional man-manager to really direct the business and strengthen their market position.

Directly reporting into the General Manager, you will be responsible for leading the transport operations team ensuring that daily operational objectives are achieved and that the team achieves their performance targets. It is very much about identifying areas of continuous improvement, always with a focus on the customer.

It is essential that you possess excellent communication and organisational skills as the role would suit an individual who has an inclusive man-management style - encouraging and supportive, yet firm when required. You will liaise closely with customers, stakeholders and key contacts within the business, as well as managing your team of drivers and warehouse personnel. You will take responsibility for KPI management, H&S and all personnel related matters with regards to the teams' progress, personal development, training requirements, appraisals and disciplinary.

A 3PL background is essential, ideally with CPC, as is a flexible approach, passion for the job and the people with whom you work. In essence, someone with fire in their belly, who cares about delivering on objectives and bringing the team with them. A natural ability to forward plan, anticipate bottle necks and to have a plan of action in place to ensure a smooth running operation is essential.

The rewards and opportunity to make your mark are very genuine and a step into General Management is available for the right person. For immediate consideration send your CV without delay!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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