Job: Transport Manager

Title Transport Manager
Categories Logistics
Salary £35,000 pa
Location Manchester
Job Information
A food production company, who prides themselves in delivering the best service to their customers is looking to recruit a Transport Manager at their site in Manchester.
The Transport Manager role;

As a Transport Manager, you will be managing the smooth operation of the Transport Office, compiling and maintaining documentation and managing information.

Ensuring drivers depart on time, processing vital information, issuing journey details and booking staff on and off shift, this is a role as challenging as it is demanding.

To succeed, you will need to have strong PC skills and knowledge of transport hours and regulations. Articulate, professional and well organised, your ability to use your initiative and stay on top of several tasks at once will prove invaluable.

Key Accountabilities:

− Communication

− Team Work

− Administration & Process

Direct Reports:

-Clerks and Drivers

Key Areas of Responsibility:


Ensure Arrangement of daily delivery schedules to meet business needs.

Maximise efficiency of vehicle usage.

Responsible for regular maintenance of all vehicles under ministry guidelines.

Responsible for all Transport Law & training.

Accountable for all diesel usage.


Comprehensive & up to date knowledge of Transport & employment law is essential.

Familiarity with transport management systems

Competent in transport operations legislation

Working knowledge of transport/driver hours and regulations

Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook.


If you feel you have the right skills for the job, please forward your current CV at your earliest convenience.

Due to the high levels of interest we receive for our roles, we cannot always respond to each application. Therefore if you do not hear back from us within 7 days, you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Search International Ltd are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector. 

We specialise in Permanent and Interim Recruitment for the following core disciplines – Technical & Quality- Research & Development – Production & Operations – Engineering- Supply Chain- Sales & Marketing – Human Resources – Finance – Graduates – Transport & Logistics

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