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Transport & Operations Manager

Reference: 21110


County Down



Job Type


Date Posted

22 May, 2023

Our client is looking for a Transport and Operations Manager!

This well-established, long-standing family business has been at the forefront of supplying top quality retail products in multiple countries. This company takes pride in their unwavering commitment to top quality products and their steadfast commitment to their customers.

As Transport and Operations manager, your main role will be ensuring that loyal customers receive their products in an efficient, professional and timely manner. This is an ideal role for someone who has possibly worked within a smaller business as a warehouse and transport manager who wants to progress to the next step.

What’s in it for you?

Monday to Friday weekday working schedule.

Free parking

Company pension scheme

Competitive salary

Friendly working environment

Your day-to-day

Ensure and lead a seamless operation.

Engage your teams to deliver continuous improvement processes to achieve KPI performance.

Day to day risk management and compliance, working within legislation, policy and process in all operational areas ranging from people management to health and safety and environment.

Identify operational efficiencies and lead continuous improvement initiatives, implementing solutions effectively.

Responsible for day-to-day people management for direct reports and their teams, as well as driving development and succession planning.

Responsible for the maintenance of a fleet of 20 lorries.

What you need to succeed

Transport Manager CPC license as this will allow you to hold the operator’s license for our business.

Previous experience as a driver (multi drop)

Positive approach in leading your teams through effective communication and buy in.

Proven experience in end-to-end processes of warehouse and transport operations.

Strong leadership to engage and inspire others to deliver successful results in a fast-paced environment.

Strong knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and processes (Health and safety, working time directive, tachograph management and vehicle maintenance.)

Focus on what adds value in the day-to-day processes.

Pro-active can-do approach who loves to be hands on fixing problems or preventing problems from happening.

Experience in lean working practices and continuous improvement.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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