Graduate Transport Team Lead

€20k​ - €30k
11 Jun 2019

A great opportunity for a recent graduate with some industry experience to develop their career

A long established Cork FMCG is looking to grow their transport team to focus on service deliver for some of their key clients. For this position they are looking to hire a recent graduate to assist in the leading of a team of 5.

The ideal candidate will have a positive outlook on their career path and want to grow with the company as they progress.

The successful candidate will report to the Transport Manager

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Assist the Management Team in delivering the Team targets.
  • Plan deliveries and collections using the in house system.
  • Develop a work environment that will encourage employees to incorporate the company's values and brands into their day to day activities and internal and customer interfaces.
  • Promote continuous improvement with in the transport team
  • Manage the employees and activities.
  • Monitor and assess KPI's and where appropriate implement timely corrective actions.
  • Maintain a working environment in line with Health & Safety, Food Safety & Quality legislation and ensure that employees are trained accordingly.
  • Liaise with other department to ensure that delivery meets deadline.

  • Required:

    Ø Graduate degree within Logistics, Transport or Supply Chain.

    Ø 1 + years exp within a transport or supply chain function

    Ø A flare for people management

    Ø Experience in a high volume/turnover business.

    Ø Knowledge of transport operations including specific processes such as Health & Safety, Tacho legislation and Warehouse IT systems.

    The ideal candidate should be a team player, be flexible and have the ability to deliver excellent customer service. You should have the ability to work on your own initiative, be self-motivated and have a consistent work methodology.

    Experience in a similar type role or in a position that demonstrated the above skills will be an advantage.

    Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

    Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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