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UK Transport and Vehicle Planning Manager

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Job Sector:
Engineering & Technical Jobs
Job Type:
Norwich, Norfolk, England
£45k - 50k per year + Life Ins/Pension
Post Date:
13-01-2022 10:29 AM
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UK Transport and Vehicle Planning Manager/ Norwich/ Permanent

Monday to Friday

Our client is looking for a UK Transport & Vehicle Planning Manager to join their manufacturing facility based near Attleborough. The Transport & Vehicle Planning Manager will effectively and efficiently manage the in house fleet of 60 delivery vehicles ensuring regulatory compliance and optimised route planning across a national depot structure.  

Transport Manager Duties:

  • Ensuring all paperwork is completed
  • Managing the operations of up to 60 in house delivery vehicles
  • Managing a central transport team, covering route optimisation
  • Looking after vehicle maintenance, compliance and driver support
  • Working closely with the customer service colleagues to ensure that the delivery schedules and communication are adhered to
  • Keeping up to date with Legislation
  • Providing key customer service KPI’s
  • Work with the head of supply chain and group to develop the shape of the futures distributions network in line with the business growth
  • Further develop the cost reporting protocols, ensuring good control of distribution performance to budget and analysis of cost improvement

Previous Experience/Requirements: 

  • Transport manager CPC is required
  • Experienced in leading a transport team operating in a FMCG environment
  • Be able to read, understand and communicate in English.
  • Strong people management skills
  • A knowledge of route planning and ERP software is desirable
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Updating DVS as and when required
  • Knowledge of vehicle compliance legislation and fleet maintenance is essential
  • A full UK Driving Licence

Salary negotiable depending on experience


  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

To apply for this position, please call Lorna for more information on 01603 764 044 and send your CV to   

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