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Due to our continued expansion at B&M Retail, we are looking for a Transport Team Manager to join the DC team, to be based at our brand new 1 million sq. ft. Distribution Centre, due to open in Bedford.

As a Transport Team Manager, you will lead, manage and control your area of responsibility in line with area specific KPI targets and time constraints. Through positive behaviour and attitude, conduct and communication, you will drive, develop and lead a successful team of transport and driving colleagues. You will provide effective leadership, motivation, training and development to your team and will report to the Transport Shift Manager.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivating leader, who has experience of successfully managing a transport team of 40+ colleagues in a large transport operation. In addition to the relevant experience you must also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Good DC practice knowledge
  • Ability to develop and maintain good relationships at all levels
  • Driven to deliver performance and results
  • People focused, able to lead and motivate others
  • Open minded and able to embrace and influence change
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Initiative and decisiveness
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

 The key accountabilities of the role will include:

  • Lead, motivate and challenge your team to deliver consistently high results and help drive maximum productivity and service to our stores.
  • Plan the training of staff and monitor their performance and progress.
  • Responsibility for your area of control ensuring all KPI targets are consistently achieved. Manage productivity within your area of control.
  • Achieve and maintain compliance standards.
  • Use driver and fleet resource efficiently ensuring workplace health and safety requirements are met.
  • To ensure that relevant audits and workplace inspections are undertaken.
  • Work in collaboration with peers and superiors to maximize efficiencies and best practice.

B&M Retail are one of the UK’s fastest growing variety retailers. We offer Customers a fantastic range of products including: Food, FMCG, Homewares, DIY, Furniture, Garden and Pet Care at amazing prices. From only having 21 stores in 2005 to the 600+ stores we currently operate from, there is sure to be a store near you!