Transport Manager

Recycling and Resource
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Company Benefits
09-05-2022 05:17 PM

Transport Manager
Up to £45,000 + Company Benefits

Astute are partnered with a well established, luxury hamper company based in Somerset, who are on the lookout for a confident Transport Manager to join their rapidly expanding team at their brand new site!

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Transport Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Running the day to day transport activities across a fleet of vehicles
  • Contribute to the delivery of targets, cash flow and budgets
  • Manage the legal requirements and monitoring of tachographs and drivers
  • Report on results, production, and driver feedback
  • Ensure all transport activities always operate within company policy and legal requirements
  • Staff training and development
  • Regular monitoring and delivery of customer service targets
  • Ensure the depot operates within company assurance procedures
  • Undertake any reasonable task of duties required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A CPC holder is essential
  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment such as FMCG, Manufacturing, Waste Management etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • A track record of exceeding targets and KPI's
  • Experience of managing/leading a team is desirable
  • Strong customer service skills

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Basic Salary of up to £45,000 per annum
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Financial incentives
  • Holiday package

How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 217 and ask to speak to Sam McSheaffrey.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!