Operational / Transport Manager – Glass

  • Job Reference: 00006603-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: West Bromwich, West Midlands
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Construction, Trades & Services, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

During these difficult times of COVID-19 we are pleased to announce that our client, a highly respected and successful supplier of specialist glass within the fenestration industry, is actively seeking an experienced Logistics /Distribution Manager. The position will be based at the West Bromwich depot and will be fully responsible for the coordination of transportation and delivery of their glazing products nationwide. During the current lockdown situation they will initially hold interviews over video conferencing so that the successful candidate can start as soon as possible when restrictions are lifted.
The successful candidate will be empowered to make decisions that are key in delivering customer satisfaction and have full accountability for achieving strong On Time, In Full (OTIF) delivery rates. As Manager you will control the flow of incoming orders and outgoing finished products to ensure customers, UK wide, receive products on time. You will oversee full stock and inventory control, material handling, customer service, transportation as well as leading and mentoring on site staff
Whilst the successful candidate must have experience working within the fenestration industry it is essential to have a key understanding of VOSA regulations and policies and procedures relating to transport operations and transport staff (including agency drivers). This includes company transport policies and procedures and relevant legislation including safety, controls on fuel, emissions and driver hours