Transport & Compliance Manager

Location Loughborough
Discipline: Logistics & Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Contact email: team@indigosearch.co.uk
Job ref: 10236_1655901998
Published: 15 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

THE ROLE:

  • Reporting into the Site Manager, this role is responsible for a fast-growing and highly dynamic Transport operation.
  • This position will require a strong degree of focus on operational and legal compliance for the transport fleet (LGV & HGV Vehicles).
  • Legislation Adherence.
  • Fleet Management.
  • Health & Safety.
  • Responsible for a small team of transport planners.
  • Process improvement and coaching of the Transport Team.
  • Recruitment, on-boarding and driver retention.
  • You will be front-foot in helping to lead the operation - a big part of this role will be in spotting opportunities to grow revenue for the business.
  • Able to understand client needs and respond to them pro-actively and positively.
  • Management of P&L of approx £1m costs, SLA's etc

THE PERSON:

  • Transport Manager ideally within fast paced distribution (Day 1 for Day 2 or faster).
  • CPC National holder - THIS IS ESSENTIAL
  • Highly detail oriented - with a strong focus on transport legislation & compliance.
  • Strong and demonstrable experience of improving a transport operation.
  • Front-foot & hands-on leadership style - this role is very much a hands-on & full-on management role and a key part of the business.
  • Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level.
  • Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business.
  • This role would suit someone from an SME background who is keen to make their mark and progress their career.
  • Someone who wants to play an integral part in building/growing a strong operation.
  • Able to ask intelligent questions and think beyond the obvious.
  • Driven by a challenge, making a difference and building a legacy.

ABOUT US:

With over 18 years of expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK.