All Locations
Flixborough
Job Function
Transport & Logistics
Type
Permanent

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Transport Manager

Location: Flixborough, North Lincolnshire, UK

Contract type and shift: Permanent, Monday to Friday – Flexibility is key!

Join our team and promote growth.

Are you an experienced and innovative transport professional with an enthusiasm for ensuring goods are delivered on time and safely? ABN, a large company located in Flixborough, is seeking a Transport manager to take the wheel and steer our transport operations to new heights.

This primary role involves managing our goods vehicle operator license, developing a team of 26 drivers, overseeing fleet maintenance, and ensuring on-time delivery of products. 

If you are a skilled leader with a focus on safety, continuous improvement, and collaborative teamwork, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide continuous and effective management of the goods vehicle operator license undertakings.
  • Ensure compliance with all legalities with the operation of vehicles.
  • With the assistance of the transport supervisor, support a team of 26 drivers, fostering a collaborative and positive team spirit.
  • Oversee fleet maintenance activities to keep our vehicles in top-notch condition.
  • Work collaboratively with other areas of the manufacturing function, including production & engineering.
  • Take a collaborative approach to the site supply chain to ensure seamless operations.
  • Ensure timely delivery of feed products to meet customer expectations.
  • Manage and adhere to budgets related to transport operations.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising safety and quality.

About you:

  • CPC National Road Haulage
  • Previous experience as a manager with a proven history, named on an O Licence with good repute.
  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to the team, creating a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Continue to make things better by identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing positive change.
  • Possess a keen eye for safety, prioritising the well-being of the team and ensuring compliance with safety standards.
  • Demonstrate curiosity and an initiative-taking approach to problem- solving.

About The Company

Rewarding your passion

When you join us, you'll do meaningful work and be rewarded fairly for it. From annual salary reviews and incentive bonus, ongoing career development and enhanced family, financial and wellbeing benefits – these are just some of the ways we reward you - from day one. 

About us

ABN is the UK’s number one animal feed business, serving pig and poultry producers across the UK. These range from large corporate customers through to family-owned farm enterprises. We service these customers with feed, nutrition, advice, and related services.

We’re part of AB Agri, the agricultural division of Associated British Foods (ABF plc) and we’re passionate about feeding the world responsibly and affordably by making quality animal feed, creating nutrition and technology-based products, and offering data services for the agri-food industry.  What sets us apart is how we delight our customers - and that’s because of great people like you.  People with different life experiences who share common values. Together we’re building a fair, innovative and inclusive culture. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we’re committed to ensuring our application and recruitment processes work for everyone so if you need any additional support (like alternative formats for your application, bringing a support dog to the offices, a sign language interpreter - or anything else) just let us know.

Application Notes

We hope you feel that AB Agri is somewhere you can thrive and so we’d love to hear from you. We get a lot of applications for our roles and sometimes need to close the process early so register your details and upload your CV via our careers website as soon as you can – it will only take a few minutes.

When you do, we’ll ask you some equal opportunities questions just to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive – or show us areas we can improve. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions and this won’t affect your application.

Apply today or contact our recruitment team for more information.

Agencies and media sales

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We don’t accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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Closing Date:
19 May 2024