Transport Front Line Manager (Nights) - Stevenage

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Stevenage
  • Job Type: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £40,000
  • Date Posted: 17/02/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/03/2022

Transport Front Line Manager (Nights)


Salary c. £40,000

Job ref: FE/10511 

Are you looking for a new opportunity with an exciting business? My client is looking for a Transport Front Line Manager join their night shift leadership team to ensure safe delivery and collection of products to their customers.

  • Successful food manufacturer that produces well-loved brands
  • Excellent progression opportunities within the business – this company really looks after their staff and invests in those that want to develop

The Role:

Reporting to the Transport Manager, the successful applicant will lead and manage a group of drivers and transport coordinators, ensuring delivery/collection of goods are in accordance with all legal and company requirements.

  • Responsible for motivation, compliance, and performance of approximately 20 colleagues, setting clear goals to ensure all relevant KPI’s are met
  • Ensure team is given clear directions for debrief meetings – consulting and engaging with all team members
  • Execute continuous improvement actions plans
  • Address any services issues promptly and escalate (where appropriate) as required
  • Ensure optimal labour utilisation by making best use of the company’s scheduling system and labour flexibility
  • Recruit, train and develop both drivers and transport coordinator’s that reflect the company values

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for the role will be able to evidence:

  • Previous experience in operational transport logistics within food/FMCG environment
  • Leadership/managerial experience
  • CPC qualified or motivation/ability to achieve qualification
  • Previous experience working on night shift
  • Comfortable working with SAP/warehouse management systems
  • Great people management with a positive attitude

The Package:

  • Salary c. £40,000
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern (6pm – 6am)
  • Access to training programmes
  • Discount scheme
  • Up to 10% match pension

Next Steps:

To apply for this role, please contact Faith Eastwood at Silven on either 07399 824435, 0161 8327463 or quoting reference FE/10511