Transport Manager
Jewson Ltd
North London, United Kingdom
21h ago

Transport Manager - Jewson Builders’ Merchants

Competitive Salary - Covering North London Area

Jewson are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running! (2016-2019)

In everything we do, we here at Jewson aim to provide a personalised, knowledgeable and trustworthy service, helping both trades people and the general public achieve their goals.

So if you’re organised, personable and looking for the next challenge in your career, we may just have the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Our Jewson teams in the North London Area are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Transport Manager to oversee distribution operations whilst delivering a first class service to all of our customers.

As a Transport Manager with Jewson, you will :

  • Manage the distribution of customer orders and deliveries across a designated area.
  • Provide a professional, stock, yard and delivery operation at all times, with the support of a dedicated distribution team.
  • Build and maintain successful working relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • Achieve maximum sales margins whilst upholding our dedication to provide excellent customer service.
  • First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers.

    So if you have...

  • An LGV license (preferred, as is a clean driving license).
  • Proven experience managing and leading a team to successfully deliver results.
  • Customer relationship management experience, as well as the ability to handle and resolve customer queries.
  • Relevant product knowledge, ideally gained within a merchanting or similar industry.
  • Knowledge of transport legislation.
  • The ability to plan and organise both yourself and a team to achieve maximum targets e.g. stock, yard and driver management.
  • A positive attitude with the ability to make things happen’.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative, as well as part of a dedicated team.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation - essential, with transport legislation being an advantage.
  • we may just be the right for each other! Does this sound like you?

    We also offer some fantastic benefits, including :

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As a Jewson employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.
  • If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

    Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY.

    We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique.

    If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

    On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

    AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s / Applications from anyone unless invited to do so.

    Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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