Transport Operations Manager

Posted 01 September 2021
LocationDublin, Dublin City, Leinster
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
ContactEllen Walsh

Job description

A global FMCG leader with their headquarters in Dublin is currently recruiting a Transport Operations Manager to support their Dublin hub and 8 depots across Ireland. The Transport Operations Manager will lead a team of staff within an extremely fast paced environment.

The Role

Reporting to the National Transport Manager, your responsibilities will be:

  • Planning routes and loading scheduling for deliveries and directing all transportation activities.

  • Ensuring all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations and dealing with problems arising such as the effects of congestion, climate, staff absenteeism.

  • Leading and developing the team of Shift Managers/Supervisors & Driving team

  • Closing out targets working closely with other departments such as sales, QA, warehouse, fleet, HR, inventory and developing these relationships.

  • Having an onsite presence with boots on the ground interacting with the Transport team and other departments.

You will:

  • Be an insightful, data-savvy problem solver who has continuous improvement in your DNA

  • Live and breathe Customer First

  • Get involved and be visible and have a presence

  • Be commercially astute and highly experienced at successfully implementing change

  • Has proven experience in leading a positive culture by example and taking your teams on the journey with you

  • Thinks big but is prepared to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in

  • Have high emotional intelligence and can communicate brilliantly at all levels

  • Be collaborative and yet confident to constructively challenge for the right result

  • Have unyielding commitment to the highest standards of compliance and safety

The Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Healthcare

  • Pension

  • Staff discount

  • Online learning and development platform