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Job Summary

Salary £30000 - £50000

Location Ashford

Job Type Full Time

Start Date 30th Nov 2022

Ref No UKH47692

Date Advertised 8th Nov 2022

Job posted by Consort

Transport Manager – Ashford, Kent

Transport Manager


Are you looking for a change? Hardworking and flexible?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Ice cream specialists and help them become even better at what they do?

We are looking for a Transport Manager to join our team at Consort Frozen Foods, the largest independent distributor of Frozen Foods and Ice Cream in the South East, to be based at our Ashford Kent depot.

We are an advocate of the Real Living Wage, making sure all our workforce receives wages higher than the national average.

Would you like to work in a small, fun and friendly team? Are you interested in investing time in relationships to help others achieve the best they can be to influence their world?

For someone that likes to get things done, the role can be diverse, challenging and interesting with potential for exposure to multiple areas of the company. We are always trying to help our team improve and always look for those that will add value.

We have an informal working environment, where you will be truly valued as you assist in helping create a better place to work. You will be working in a close knit team and this is a role that you can really make your own.

The Successful Applicant will:

  • Have excellent people management skills.
  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Be proficient in IT, particularly Microsoft Office – Outlook and Excel.
  • Have a good use of intuition and problem solving skills for productive outcomes.
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Have the proven ability to maintain high standards of decision making in a fast-paced changeable environment.
  • Have an understanding of Drivers’ Hours Regulations.
  • Have proven experience of routing delivery vehicles in the most efficient manor.
  • CPC qualification is essential, or relevant training will be given.
  • Have a background in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain (Ideally as a Transport Manager)
  • Live within a commutable distance of Ashford Kent.
  • Is a proven motivator & supporter within the business , a positive attitude is key.

Does this sound like the perfect job for you? Immediate start available for the right candidate.

The hours are Monday to Friday 7am- 5pm, (unpaid hour for lunch). However flexibility will be required in order to fullfill the needs of the business.

Competitive annual salary and benefits

Start date – ASAP

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