Transport Manager – Lynas Foodservice Scotland

Closing date: 28 Sep 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Transport Manager – Lynas Foodservice Scotland

Location: Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Salary: Negotiable

Reporting to: Head of Scotland Division


  • Delivering the product to the customer in the most efficient, timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Play a key role in ensuring the business exceeds our customer’s expectations.
  • Managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all transportation matters within the organisation.
  • Managing budgets, organising schedules & routes.
  • Ensuring that vehicles are safe and meet legal requirements.
  • Making sure that drivers are aware of their duties, responsibilities and procedures.
  • Provide excellent standards of customer service, efficiency and performance.
  • Ensure full legal compliance with Drivers Hours through planning and management of drivers.
  • Ensure effective training is provided to Drivers.
  • Undertake formal investigation of each RTA and other “damage” incidents involving HGV vehicles, including interview with the drivers.
  • Collaborate with HR with regards to all employee relations matters.
  • Manage the Transport Department in line with KPIs set by the senior management team.


  • 2+ years practical experience in a transport manager role.
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Must hold at least a national Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).
  • Extensive knowledge of Tachograph laws and regulation.
  • Extensive experience in the transport industry, ideally within the FMCG industry.
  • Confident with Microsoft office programs, experience of job planning and the use of various software packages.
  • To hold or have held a C+E licence would be an advantage (the role does not require any Driving).
  • Good multi-tasking skills.
  • Proactive, confident and driven
  • Well organised and self-motivated.

Competencies Required:

  • Leadership
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • People Focussed
  • Customer Focussed.
  • Initiative
  • Problem Solving.

To apply please forward an up to date cv to on or before 28th September 2018.  Please include your current remuneration package in your application.

Lynas Food Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.