Distribution Department Manager (Part Load)

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Distribution Department Manager (Part Load)

Salary: Negotiable reflecting the skills and experience of the successful candidate

Hours: Full time, Permanent

Location: North Lincolnshire, DN40

Our client is one of the largest transport and warehousing providers in the Humber region. They are currently looking for a Department Manager to head up the busy Part Load Distribution Team. The appointed candidate must have a passion to get the job done and get it done right.

Duties Include:

  • Full P&L responsibility and effective management of the company’s part load distribution operation

  • Effective load planning and vehicle routing

  • Efficient management of drivers and vehicles

  • Mentoring and developing your team

  • Dealing with HR issues, disciplinaries etc.

  • Ensure full compliance with DfT, FORS, HSE, etc. 

  • Contribute to the development of the business as part of the senior team

Person specification:

  • A strong and confident Transport Operations Manager, who can develop and deliver improvements in a positive, structured and sustainable manner

  • Experience of part load / groupage operations is essential

  • Ability to coach, train, develop and inspire your staff to promote a positive team spirit

  • Commercial and financial awareness, able to control costs and contribute to the improved financial performance of the business

  • Customer focussed with the determination and willingness to deliver an excellent level of service, and resolve all issues to meet customer and business requirements

  • Good decision-making skills, able to evaluate, prioritise and plan while responding to quickly changing workloads

  • A methodical, logical approach with good problem-solving abilities, able to work on their own initiative within a time critical setting

  • A Transport Management CPC is desirable

  • Knowledge of high consequence/value dangerous goods and loads

  • IT literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office

If you feel you are the Ideal Candidate APPLY today!

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