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Regional Transport Manager

Silven Recruitment
London (Central)
£50000 - £55000 per year
Closing date
12 Mar 2021

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Regional Transport Manager

50 – 55K




The aim of this role is to ensure the departments deliver industry leading customer service in a compliant, safe, and profitable manner and play a key proactive role to grow business within the South region.


The role will focus on leading the Transport Departments in the South. This includes our main distribution centre and two smaller out bases in the region.






  • Align department objectives and manage overall performance of teams to meet those objectives
  • Identiffy, propose and manage resource to enable the departments to deliver objectives in a cost effective manner
  • Lead teams through periods of change management and continuous improvement
  • Recruiting new team members when required and developeing people already within the team
  • Achieve operational cost targets through detailed cost planning
  • Control and manage costs by defining KPIs
  • Ensure full compliance to relevant legislations and regulation
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained including services, MOT’s and accident repairs
  • Ensure driver and staff hours are managed in line with regulation
  • Ensure all food safetly procesdures are followed and temperature records are maintained



  • Industry qualification or relevant and equivalent experience in food product warehousing and transport
  • Experience managing transport departments
  • CPC holder
  • Well versed in all aspects of operations


If you’d like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV to with the reference bf/8730


Silven was formed by experienced consultants to bring a high calibre service to the Food & Drink manufacturing sector. A team of personable, dedicated sector experts offering a service based on knowledge, understanding, capability and a determination to deliver for our clients and candidates. Fundamentally a service that we would want to receive ourselves. Providing a full recruitment service to the sector, we complete assignments across senior and middle management roles as well as handling specialist difficult to fill and first line management roles. Functions covered include: Manufacturing & Operations Engineering & Maintenance CI & Projects R&D & Process Development Technical & Quality NPD & Innovation Supply Chain & Planning Hygiene & Health & Safety

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