Suttons Transport

(TA074) Contracts Manager - Transport

Scunthorpe | £Competitive 

Job Function: Transport & Logistics
Industry Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain & Distribution

Here at the Suttons Group, a long standing and successful global logistics provider, we have the opportunity for a Nippon Contract Manager to join our team based in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
As a Nippon Contract Manager for Suttons, you’ll be fundamental to our consistent delivery of high quality, cost effective, international logistics services. You’ll be influential in supporting our innovative approach to logistics and add significant value to the team.
You’ll be fundamental to providing a first class commercial and management service for the Nippon contract to protect and promote the interests of both Suttons Group and the customer, ensuring standards are upheld and consistent.

We’re looking to move quickly on this role so please ensure you read the details below, have the relevant experience and complete the application process.

We hope to see you at Suttons.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Responsible for the financial performance of the contract.
• Ensure high levels of service responding to the customers’ needs enabling them to fulfil their orders.
• Develop the customer relationship, increasing revenue through growth in core operations and value added services.
• Setting budgets and reporting actual against budget.
• Cost control and driving efficiencies.
• Working within the agreed strategic plan to achieve agreed revenue profit and margin targets for existing contract business.
• Work in alignment with the training department to ensure that all employees are trained to the required levels.
• Responsible for the Health and Safety and Environment for all operations and employees within your area of responsibility.
• Overseeing Operations ensuring that Customer expectations are met, looking for ways to provide a better service to the customer.
• Accountable for P&L and KPIs.
• Ownership of the customer relationship including regular customer review meetings and delivering KPI performance data within these meetings.
• Ensure all site operations consistently adhere to Company Rules and Regulations including attendance, mobile phone, driving, no smoking and alcohol and drugs policies. Ensure appropriate action is taken if these policies and procedures are not followed.
• Produce reports on KPIs and Objectives as set at a strategic level.
• Ensure compliance of transport and current legislation is adhered to at all times

• Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
• Experience working with customers.
• Flexible and robust approach to work load.
• A good knowledge and understanding of Health and safety.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to lead a team.
• Health and safety driven.

Please note, all offers of employment are subject to valid Right to Work documentation, completion of a Basic DBS check and Drug and Alcohol screening prior to start.

Suttons Group is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.