Regional Logistics / Transport Manager

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Other High Technology Manufacturing

Location: Avon, South West


This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader within their fast paced transport function.

Operating within a highly successful business, you will be responsible for:

  • The efficient and effective management of a regional transport team consisting of approximately 100-150 staff based across multiple sites.
  • Coaching, developing and motivating the regional transport team.
  • Reviewing performance of the site Transport Managers on a regular basis.
  • Implementing change to enhance processes and drive efficiencies.
  • Negotiating and agreeing all 3rd party haulage contracts including pricing and expectations.
  • Agreeing the specification of vehicles to legally and cost effectively meet the requirements of the supply chain.
  • Preparing, managing and effectively controlling an annual financial transport plan detailing the working budget.
  • Effectively resolving any transport issues arising from customers, drivers or third parties to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Ensuring the business operate a compliant, safe and efficient fleet.
  • Achieving a profitable return on fleet assets whilst meeting customers’ requirements.
  • Ensuring the fleet meets legal and manufacturers specification with regards to maintenance.
  • Recommending changes in fleet configuration, size or driver numbers.
  • Ensuring you promote a safety first culture across your region.
  • Leading and delivering transport improvement projects.
  • Ensuring your regional transport function meets business KPI’s which include: kilometres per litre, vehicle fill, vehicle utilisation, and complaint and vehicle incident reduction.


To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST:-

  • Hold a national CPC and possess a good understanding of transport related Health & Safety. (A NEBOSH or IOSH qualification would be advantageous).
  • Possess proven experience as an Operational Transport / Logistics Manager managing a multisite transport team.
  • Have experience dealing with external hauliers.
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong leadership and management skills with the ability to implement change.
  • Have a good level of transport compliance knowledge.
  • Be motivated by and possess experience improving transport performance and efficiency.
  • Have the ability to challenge existing methods and work under pressure.
  • Be I.T literate.

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