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Transport Operations Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsWarwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted11 July 2018

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My client is a leading retail distribution business based in Coventry. They are looking for a Transport Operations Manager to be responsible for the day to day warehousing and transport operations.

The split is 20% warehousing and 80% transport which is why a CPC qualification is essential.

Client Details

My client is a leading retail distribution business based in Coventry. The business have experienced significant growth and and increase in sales due to their e-fulfilment offering and are therefore looking for a Transport Operations Manager to add some serious value around process and people.


The Transport Operations Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Manages systems for effectively unloading and receiving goods into the DC in line with company policy and practices to achieve the safe delivery in perfect condition of customer orders.
  • To manage the effective execution of all planned schedules for the site within agreed service levels.
  • To ensure national and local KPI’s are achieved and corrective action is taken in a timely manner where required
  • To manage all transport activities within agreed budgets effectively managing costs
  • To ensure the legal responsibilities relating to the Operating Licence are adhered to and appropriate action is taken to ensure high standards are maintained.
  • To hold responsibility for Health and Safety for the site, managing any issues through to correction.
  • To manage the transport team on a daily basis ensuring absence, performance and other ER issues are managed professionally by the transport management team, taking responsibility for cases of a serious nature and/or appeals.
  • To develop the transport team to high level of competency, identifying development and succession opportunities for team members.
  • To effectively manage supplier relationships in line with business standards
  • To manage contractor negotiations ensuring they remain cost effective
  • To actively seek opportunities for increasing external revenue


The successful Transport Operations Manager will have the following experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of transport operations and management
  • Extensive knowledge of transport management systems i.e. Order management and execution packages
  • Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety – IOSH qualification required
  • CPC qualification
  • Up to date knowledge of driver’s hours and working time regulations
  • Budget Management
  • Experienced People Manager

Job Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 + benefits.

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