Transport Manager

£40000 - £55000 per annum
26 Feb 2019
26 Mar 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's leading insulation and construction product manufacturers. There is a clear development strategy and future prospects for growth are bright for the business. This is a new role in the organisation as we gear up to deal with future expansion.

The Organisation

- A well-known brand name in its markets, established over 40 years ago, and with a reputation for quality and innovation.
- A network of manufacturing sites across the UK to service its customer base.
- A track record of ongoing investment to pioneer research and development in insulation products, along with success as a funding winner in Government sponsored competitions for innovative refurbishment products.
- Following recent changes in ownership, the company is better poised than ever to be in control of its own destiny and deliver on its growth plans.

The Role

- A new and additional role, principally directed at this stage to effectively managing our sizeable outsourced and multi site transportation contract.
- The role involves working closely with our supplier to ensure smooth running of the contract, monitoring performance, and suggesting improvements.
- Overall planning and supervision of the shipments from production stage through to end user.
- Warehousing responsibility insofar as it impacts on transportation.

The Individual

- .Proven career track record work experience as a Transportation Manager, Shipping Manager or similar role, and with a solid knowledge of supply chain management.
- Any previous experience of managing similar outsourced contracts is a plus.
- Not just adept at handling the needs of today - a strategic thinker who can develop and share their own ideas about how this area of the business can develop and improve.
- Great communications skills, plus the ability to work independently and on own initiative, as well as part of a team.

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