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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

Transport Shift Manager

Tamworth, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 per annum

The role of Transport Shift Manager will see you lead a team of 5 ensuring the food products are distributed to major retailers across the UK. This role will see you providing leadership, ensuring a H&S compliance is being adhered and monitoring operational practices.

Client Details

My client based in Tamworth, are leaders within food distribution across to UK to the largest retailers. With 34 sites nationwide, you will be joining a top tier operation with amazing progression opportunities.


The key responsibilities for the Transport Shift Manager are:

  • Providing leadership and direction to the team of drivers ensuring appropriately training has been provided, operate to policy standards and that shift performance is optimal
  • Monitoring operational practices to ensure that safety and compliance with the road traffic act are always the critical priorities
  • Managing maintenance of the vehicle fleet to ensure compliance, vehicle checks, food safety requirements and leasing agreements are met
  • Maintaining close communication with depots and customers to ensure that all parties are kept informed of any schedule or revised collection or delivery times
  • Providing information and insight to inform the creation of the weekly route plans and associated driver's rotas
  • Supervising the loading of vehicles to ensure that it is in the correct order in alignment with the vehicle route


The successful Transport Shift Manager will be experienced in a fast paced environment. My client are also looking for:

  • Previous management or supervisory experience within the transport industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • I.T Proficiency
  • Active cost efficiency exercises
  • Contributing to operational business success

Job Offer

The offered salary for this role is up to £36,000 per annum

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