Ready to join the best in the business? We are hiring for a highly motivated individual with previous experience of working within a Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport function. It is essential that successful candidates hold a full UK Driving License with HGV Category C or above. Ideally you will be qualified or willing to work towards a CPC in Road Haulage and ADR Qualifications.
Regional Transport Manager
Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Who we are:
With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $9 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.
Reporting directly to the Head of Transport, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient planning and execution of customer delivery schedules on time and in full. You will seek improvement opportunities which will have a positive impact on service whilst closely managing costs. This is achieved through high levels of customer service and strong engagement and cross functional ways of working. You will have responsibility of managing a planning team and all drivers based at your sites.
This is a regional role and will involve weekly travel to your sites at Middlesbrough and Widnes or other locations as required to fulfil your duties.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
+ Strive for zero RIDDOR reportable incidents.
+ Drive customer experience and delivery of OTIF and all other operations KPI’s.
+ Deliver significant improvements in sustainability measures such as fuel consumption and driver behaviour score.
+ Ensure compliance to all company and legislative requirements in conjunction with the Fleet and Compliance Manager.
+ Develop talent, plan for succession and ensure development of the Regional Transport team.
+ Develop the transport strategy across your region to align with the rest of the business.
+ Seek opportunities to deliver cost saving and process efficiencies working with key stakeholders working towards standardisation of working practices in the function.
+ Develop a people centric culture where the safety of our people is our utmost priority
+ Develop strategies, including use of available technology, to make us a great place to work where employees receive quality communication and to retain talent within the function and minimise turnover.
We Are Looking For
The role is suitable for a highly motivated individual with previous experience of working within a Supply Chain & Logistics function, ideally in a Transport Management function. You will be an excellent communicator and have the ability to develop, influence, inspire and motivate others to reach higher standards and performance. You will be customer focused, have excellent numerical, analytical and computer skills. You will have the ability to work under pressure, delegate tasks and get the very best from the team. It is essential that successful candidates hold a full UK Driving License with HGV Category C or above. Ideally you will be qualified or willing to work towards a CPC in Road Haulage and ADR Qualifications.
+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan options
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking
It's an exciting time to join the team. We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.