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Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car or allowance, bonus, annual review
Posted: 25 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Rail Freight Area Manager

Job Description

A well respected and established supply chain and distribution business has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Rail Freight Area Manager who is looking to take that next important career step. You will join an expanding, dynamic business with specialism in container and cargo logistics that will fully develop and support your career aspirations.

Reporting directly into the Operations Director, you will oversee rail freight operations in the Midlands which is a key sector for this business. It is important that you have a thorough understanding of the rail freight industry, and the unique pressures and demands that this environment brings with it. It is essential that you have a sound risk/compliance and operational background within the rail freight sector, are commercially savvy and have superb client liaison skills.

It is essential that you can build rapport with internal departments and external customers. You will be knowledgeable of (rail) transport legalities and manage the operational effectiveness of this important sector within the business to ensure that rail ports and contract rail operations maximise the efficiency of the network (whilst minimising cost and O2 emissions) You will aim to achieve optimum service levels whilst working to business critical KPI's.

This position is very much hands-on. It is important therefore that that you have a forward thinking, dynamic approach your duties and that the customer service experience in relation to service level agreements are maintained at every opportunity. Your approach will be open, honest, direct and straight forward. A strong character is essential and a certain gravitas will be required. Reliability, flexibility and integrity are values that are held in high esteem.

An excellent package of up to £50K, plus car or allowance, contributory pension, bonus and annual salary review is on offer.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation and is a genuine opportunity to make a positive career step. For immediate consideration, send your CV without delay!

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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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