Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Transport Operations Manager Leicestershire)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport Operations Manager on the night shift (Mon to Fri, 6pm to 4am) to join one of the UK's leading warehouse, logistics and distribution businesses on a full time, permanent basis in Leicestershire. This is a well respected and very successful organisation which forms part of a truly global group.

Directly reporting into the General Manager, you will ultimately 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. Additional duties will include effectively managing 3PL providers, the compilation and analysis of operational and financial performance data (relating to MPG, tachos, fuel and damage), close liaison with the customer and key stakeholders, as well as planning driver resource strategically. You will also oversee cost control, KPI management, H&S and all personnel related matters with regards to the teams' progress, personal development, training requirements, appraisals and disciplinary.

You will require CPC, ideally be IOSH qualified (and have a good understanding of computerised systems including TMS and WMS).

The rewards and opportunity to make your mark in a forward thinking organisation who are part of a global operation are very genuine so 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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