Transport / Fleet Manager - Preston

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Preston
  • Job Type: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £30,000 - £35,000
  • Date Posted: 07/07/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/08/2022

Transport / Fleet Manager

Salary c. £30,000 – £35,000


Job ref: FE/11569


Are you an experienced Fleet Manager looking for a new challenge in the food industry? My client is one of the industry leaders in their sector and are recruiting for a Transport / Fleet Manager to join their team…

  • Established family-owned business and still expanding
  • Supply to major retailers, food service, and caterers


The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Transport, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the fleet and workshop operation decisions and maintenance:

  • Hands on management of a large and varied fleet which operates 24/7
  • Work closely with the Compliance Manager to maintain high standards of fleet compliance
  • Ensure high levels of communication are kept within the Transport function
  • Ensure all operations are carried out in line with UK and EU legislations and regulations
  • Manage service / MOT schedules and records accurately
  • Manage insurance, deal with claims, and conduct investigations when needed
  • Manage fuel cards and get best prices for fuel


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experienced Transport / Fleet Manager
  • Mechanical background
  • Track record of managing a variety of vehicles


Next Steps:

If you think this opportunity could be for you, click ‘apply now’ to be considered!