Transport & Distribution Manager

Do you have experience of transport and distribution operations with a CPC? We have a fantastic opportunity to work for a well established leading supplier for furniture and metalwork as Transport & Distribution Manager based in Elland.

This is a permanent role working Mon-Thu 8am-5pm and Fridays 8am-4.30pm with a salary of up to £35k per annum plus excellent benefits including 24 days annual leave rising with length of service.

As Transport & Distribution Manager you will be reporting in the MD, managing a small team up to 11 staff including HGV Drivers, Van Drivers and the Packing Team including appraisals, training, monitoring absence and any disciplinaries.

You will seek ways to reduce costs while maintaining standards ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies. Collating fuel records and other vehicle related records and information is crucial as well as maintenance of all vehicles conducting inspections regularly. You will monitor and review all transport costs relating to fleet and external carriers.

In addition, you will plan all workloads and routes for drivers using Excel, plan and implement all sales dispatch requirements and collections of good returns. Management of all export orders in line with export legislation will be your responsibility.

We are keen to hear from applicants with previous experience of transport and distribution ideally with a CPC qualification although this is not essential. Excellent knowledge of Excel is required with previous planning and routing experience. Confidence in working to budgets and basic financial analysis will also be required.

This role would suit: Warehouse Manager, Transport Manager, Distribution Manager, Logistics Manager, Operations Manager

Commutable from: Elland, Huddersfield, Halifax, Heckmondwike, Dewsbury