Transport Shift Manager

Eastgate Associates
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Transport Shift Manager - Liverpool We are currently recruiting for a Transport Shift Manager for a large successful retail company with stores throughout the UK. This is a large retail distribution operation which requires exceptional technical and operational knowledge including at least 3 years’ experience within the same or similar role. Reporting to the Transport Manager, you will assist in driving the performance of your shift and be responsible for managing a team of Team-Leaders and Drivers Responsibilities of Transport Shift Manager include: Responsible for ensuring that the ongoing operation consistently exceeds the client’s expectations in terms of service to customers, financial goals, key performance indicators and contractual operational standards. Responsible for leadership, motivation, coaching, mentoring and career development of shift and team members Adhering to operational and commercial excellence which is to be achieved on a day-to-day basis. To ensure all drivers are compliant / plan routes and ensure weekly targets are met To be responsible for any disciplinary action Skills / Personal Attributes Required: Demonstrable transport management experience gained from within a similar, fast paced and highly pressurised retail logistics environment Knowledge of transport operations, rules and regulations Previous experience of the leadership and development of a transport team An ambassador for best practice with experience of staff development and performance Strong interpersonal skills Have previous experience of grievance and disciplinary procedures. Demonstrate good commercial acumen with the ability to understand basic budgets and cost controls and how their departmental performance influences them. You will have experience of any of the following: Transport Management, Logistics, Shift Management experience. The rewards: Salary Package; £30,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience. Rotating Shift Patterns. This job was originally posted as