Transport Service Delivery Manager – Global Distributor Ref: 15218

£40,000 - £45,000 Plus Excellent Company Benefits

Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hardworking, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you are an experienced Transport Service Delivery Manager and you want to advance your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Transport Service Delivery Manager – Global Leader
£40,000 – £45,000
Plus Excellent Company Benefits
Permanent – Full Time
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products

We are on the lookout for a Transport Service Delivery Manager who will seek out and capitalise on increased efficiency opportunities and attain the agreed external service levels (OTIF) at budgeted cost.

You will provide effective training and development of staff to fully realise their potential and work with the Transport Management Team to further develop the Transport Planning function working with a number of key stakeholders.

You will execute the company’s strategy for optimising transport to achieve the company’s goals with a common approach between sites within your region.

What we can offer you:

You’ll receive a highly competitive remuneration package including an annual performance related bonus. You’ll get exclusive access to a huge range of discounts and benefits through our U-Benefits site as well as massive discounts on a fantastic range of products sold by Univar Speciality Consumables.

You’ll get 33 days annual leave per year and can buy or sell days too. We’ll give you access to a generous pension scheme which can be enhanced to well above the legal minimum and peace of mind with death in service benefits. To help support your physical and mental wellbeing you can join our cycle to work scheme, discounted private healthcare plan and will have access to 24/7 counselling and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme.

What you’ll deliver day-to-day:

+ Refine the centralised transport planning function for the UK transport operation.
+ Review existing processes with a view to enhance performance through process change initiatives.
+ Identify and implement transport planning improvements through OTM and standardisation of best practice along with the monitoring that all shipments are planned in OTM and data is accurate
+ Recommend to the Head of Transport ways in which the company can improve profitability and operating effectiveness.
+ Through leadership and active involvement ensure compliance to Statutory requirements, Quality procedures, Responsible care, Insurance requirements, and Company policy statements including employment and disciplinary procedures.
+ Co-operate on all matters concerned with Health, Safety, Training, Legislation and the Environment
+ Work closely with EHS & Quality departments to ensure ongoing compliance to all applicable standards and legal requirements

About You:

+ You are a UK resident and currently living in the UK.
+ You have the right to work in the UK – an offer of employment is subject to satisfactory proof of this.
+ You are a leader that promotes teamwork and takes his/her people to new behaviours
+ You have strong analytical skills and extensive ERP (SAP preferred) experience
+ You are fluent in English. Another European language is a plus
+ You have a relevant and successful working experience in planning, transport and leading people across multiple locations, chemical experience is a plus
+ You are sensitive for risks in the logistics chain and controls to mitigate risks
+ You have good communication skills, can operate at different levels within the organization and have understanding of working in an international environment and working cross borders
+ You are able to increase scope and efficiency and be part of international teams
+ Ability to adjust in a fast moving environment, self-starter and initiative to start improvements
+ Ability to lead a team on a step of change
+ Practical judgement and ability to overcome obstacles

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions are one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.

You may have worked in the following capacities: Transport Service Delivery Manager, Transport Manager, Transport Operations, Transport Planning Manager.

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