Transport Manager - Aylesbury

We’re one of the world’s biggest dairy producers.  Join us as a Transport Manager at our state of the art Aylesbury site and you'll contribute to making food that is loved by millions.

Create the Future

As a Transport Manager you will be responsible for the leadership of the Aylesbury Outbound depot.

Reporting into the Head of Outbound Operations you will provide strong leadership for 2 shift managers and a team of drivers operating Class 1 vehicles ensuring a high standard of service, along with legal compliance and a focus on health & safety including the roll out of key safe behaviours to all colleagues.

Closely liaising with Head Office and the Aylesbury Dairy to improve operational efficiencies and support the delivery of Arla’s calcium intiatives.

You will be responsible for the development and ownership of the site business plan, budget and managing costs efficiently.

Oversee the team that in the planning and organising of the 24/7 depot to ensure the efficient and effective management of the outbound operation.

In a time when managing costs is a key focus for the business, you will ensure high levels of fleet and driver utilisation and lead the depot lean and continuous improvement initiatives including the one collection initiative.

Actively driving people development and engagement of own team including the ownership of the depot driver training agenda, recruitment and retention. Experience of unions would be desirable yet not essential.

Experience of Transport Management Systems and IT packages including Microsoft word, excel, powerpoint and outlook

Grow with Arla

…because we’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favorite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

A responsible and forward-looking business, we make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for, and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries worldwide.

You are

…an experienced Transport Operations Manager with a National CPC qualification. You will be a proactive leader with the ability to deliver accurate results under tight and pressured time constraints. Without the ongoing delivery of raw milk to our dairies we cannot produce high quality dairy products for our customers, so this role is essential in achieving our business goals.

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package relative to the current market.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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