Transport Manager – Donnington, Shropshire – UK

Job Overview

As we strive forward with continual growth, we have some exciting opportunities to join us at Donnington, Telford. We are looking for a Transport Manager who will be equally passionate as we are about the service we deliver and proud to be part of the team supporting our unique customer with highly specialist needs and requirements.

Your Role

Kuehne + Nagel are seeking to appoint a Road Transport Manager to work within a small but dedicated team at 2 sites, DFC Donnington, Telford & Kinnegar in Belfast. The key responsibilities will be to ensure the transport department operates in a safe and efficient manner, which is fully compliant with all legislation. The post will be responsible for the compliant movement of ADR products, Classes 1 to 9 including 7x accepted packages and Non ADR goods as required.

Your Responsibilities

  • Operating Licence holder for DFC, Donnington & Kinnegar sites
  • Manage transport resources at two locations Donnington, Telford & Kinnegar in Belfast – people, vehicle and costs. Up to 80 employees – 90 assets, (includes Prime movers & trailers) multi million pound budget. This role is at Donnington, Telford and you will be required to travel to Belfast once or twice a month.
  • Effective management and leadership of transport team across the two sites.
  • Providing monthly reports in line with management and company requirements
  • Ensuring compliance is adhered to according to company and legislative requirements
  • Provide a culture of improvement and team effectiveness to ensure a strong team spirit and good team morale
    Promote effective, positive communication with staff, managers, internal and external customer to ensure agreed service level achieved
  • Ensure all health and safety obligations are met providing a legal and safe working environment that consistently exceeds quality standards
  • Responsible for taking care of the Health and Safety and to observe best practice and compliance with legislation in the protection of the environment and conservation of energy
  • Develop operational improvements through an effective trained/flexible workforce focused on delivering service improvements, accurate resource levels and cost reductions

Your Skills and Experiences

  • Essential for candidate to hold a Managers CPC National certificate, although would prefer Managers CPC International certificate
  • Proven Transport knowledge and experience. Excellent working knowledge of Transport legislation.
  • Experience within an operations environment (preferably with moving hazardous products Class 1 to 9) that demonstrates the capability to build, lead, manage and motivate a team.
  • Flexible leadership style with ability to motivate staff to achieve results.
  • Competent Numerate with good attention to detail.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competent Microsoft Office user including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proven people management skills and experience.

Good Reasons to Join

If you would like to become a valued member of our team then we will also make sure that you’re rewarded for your commitment and expertise. You will also have the opportunity to join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan and benefit from our Route 2 Rewards scheme which offers discounts and savings on a wide range of high street or internet goods and services.

About Kuehne+Nagel

With over 74000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies.

As an employer, Kuehne+Nagel stands for equal opportunity and we are committed to diversity in our teams with regard to people with disabilities. We believe that you can make a valuable contribution to Kuehne+Nagel and look forward to receiving your application.

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