Transport Assistant General Manager
We are looking to recruit for a newly created role of Transport Assistant General Manager (AGM) to manage the Wickes Kitchen and Bathroom transport and outbase operations. The role will require the successful person to lead change and ensure the smooth running of day to day operations, compliance and performance. They will be expected to manage the budget, as set by the Head of Kitchen and Bathroom Distribution, for all Wickes main fleet, radial and outbase operations. The successful candidate must have strong 3PL experience.
- Management of the scheduling and planning of the Kitchen and Bathroom transport operations, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels met. Management of remote out-bases, including Wickes dedicated, TP shared sites and subcontracted partners.Control costs to ensure the budgetary targets are met for the overall operations and take remedial action to prevent and rectify variables. Work closely with warehouse to deliver end to end efficiencies and improved service.Deliver team member performance reviews, development and/or succession planning as appropriate. Manage all disciplinary and grievance issues in line with HR policy. Create ER and H&S strategy to maximise audit results.Ensure compliance to Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures. Ensure Company policies are communicated, applied and embedded. Develop and ensure company policies & procedures, statutory and legal standards and environmental requirements are maintained and continuously improved. Ensure compliance is exceeded on all sites an assist site management to continually review and ensure optimum use of resource. Work with the fleet manager to ensure we have the correct fleet profile for our network and a strong focus on damage reduction.
- 3PL experience is essential for this role5/7 years’ experience in a role managing +100 fleet.Change management.National CPC.Knowledge of Paragon and Microlise.Knowledge and experience of transport legislation.Self-driven, results orientated with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality. Credible and comfortable in dealing with Senior Management .Reliable, tolerant and determined. Computer literateAbility to fulfil the customer promise.Generating enthusiasm for our business.Achieving through people.Ability to create a strategy that is realistic as well as visionary.