Transport Manager - 6 Month Contract - Cork

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have a unique opportunity for an experienced Transport Manager to work with our globally renowned client in Cork. This role is initially a 6 month contract, offering a competitive salary and immediate start.

The overall purpose of this role is to provide additional support while a number of business-critical projects are underway from Q1 to Q3 of 2019. The ideal candidate will come from a Consumer Electronics background and have extensive logistics and vendor management experience.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, monitor and develop KPI’s ensuring each carrier operates to agreed SLA’s
  • Manage continuous improvement programs
  • Facilitate accurate and concise monthly reporting by carrier
  • Formal operational monthly carrier reviews
  • Conduct regular management calls
  • Vendor management
  • Management of billing accuracies
  • Budget control
  • Cost reduction
  • Act as first point of escalation for all carrier related issues

Candidate Specification:

  • Degree educated
  • Vendor management experience is essential
  • Sound working knowledge of SAP, Excel, MAC OS, MS Office
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Strong decision making ability
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Outstanding negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Unparalleled interpersonal and communication skills


If this sounds like the role for you, call Rebecca on 021-4847137 or email your CV direct to, TODAY!



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