Location: Carlisle, Cumbria
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

Transport Manager (Carlisle)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Transport Manager join a leading UK warehouse and distribution business in the Carlisle area on a full time, permanent basis. This is an exciting time to join the company which is experiencing significant growth. Key for the client in consolidating their position in the market is to find the right talent that will support and shape their plans for further expansion and development.

You will be responsible for the management of the depot's Operating Licences ensuring compliance with company directives and legislation including, but not limited to, DVSA, VOSA, WTD and RTWD. It is therefore essential that you hold an International and National CPC.

The successful candidate will ideally have a background in FMCG, automotive and nationwide distribution. You will assist in the daily organising of company and third party resources, ensuring that all vehicles and drivers get clear precise instruction and are fully utilised. You will also support the team in the delivery of their responsibilities and take a pro-active role in their development as part of the overall succession planning process.

You will manage Transport Supervisors and Clerks to ensure effective control and performance of the transport operation. You will also be responsible for all aspects of people management and development through direct coaching and performance management.

The successful candidate will also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. You will also be numerate with strong analytical and problem solving ability.

Salary is £30k, depending on experience. You will work Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. You will be office based with line management responsibilities and work core hours although some flexibility is expected. This role may require travelling to other sites as and when required.

My client is looking to move quickly with the recruitment of this opportunity so 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.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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