Transport Manager

Archer Daniels Midland

Transport Manager

Salary Not Specified

Archer Daniels Midland, Ferrybridge Hill, Wakefield

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 06d1fcb52302460894f4c0378f2b5b5e

Full Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a leader skilled in logistics to join our team as Transport Manager in Knottingley. The purpose of the role is to manage and co-ordinate the transport function in a safe, legal and cost-effective manner. To maintain a high standard of customer service and to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and company standards concerning vehicles and drivers.
Your Responsibilities
Reporting to the Regional Distribution Manager, the key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Working safely; ensure the safety of our colleagues through vigorous safety protocols and training, including managing all distribution related Risk Assessment's and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Legal compliance; stay up to date with all transport regulations to ensure the operation runs smoothly and within the law

  • Customer Service: Uphold a commitment to outstanding service, fostering strong relationships with our customers and ensuring a high percentage of On Time In Full (OTIF) deliveries.

  • Cost Control: Implement cost-effective strategies to manage all transport spending including fleet optimisation, manpower utilisation and fuel consumption controls.

  • People Management: Lead and inspire the transport team including supervisors, drivers and maintenance personnel to achieve operational excellence.

  • Participate with site management leadership meetings and proactively help achieve all company goals., Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a high level of personal responsibility in a modern work environment with flexible work time models.

  • Room for innovative thinking and growth with the possibility to manage your own career path.

  • A company culture which promotes continuous learning and diversity. To assist with this all colleagues are able to join our Women's and Multicultural Employee Resource Groups, and the ADM Pride Employee Network and the Young Professionals Network. As well as the company wide mentorship programme as mentor or mentee.

  • Excellent career opportunities in a world leading nutrition company.

  • An attractive remuneration including a variety of social benefits like subsidized health & fitness offers.

  • ADM is a company where managers and colleagues are encouraged to discuss and enable the flexibility that is needed to meet the demands of work and life.

  • Additional benefits and support for maternity and paternity leave

  • ADM are an advocate of having a workforce who are aware of their mental health. In addition to our network of Mental Health First Aiders, all new starters to the business will be enrolled in 'Mental Health Aware' training within three months of joining the business.

    National CPC holder with detailed knowledge of the latest road transport regulations is mandatory as the incumbent will become the 'O' Licence holder.

  • Proven experience in transport management, with a strong grasp of industry standards.

  • A deep understanding of safety regulations in a distribution environment and a commitment to maintaining a safe workplace.

  • IOSH / NEBOSH Safety qualification (Desirable)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with customers, authorities, and team members.

  • A talent for cost optimisation and efficient resource management.

  • Leadership skills that motivate and empower your team.

  • Competent in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

    Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM's efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments - environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

  • For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

    About ADM

    At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We're a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world's premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at