Transport Shift Manager - Runcorn

  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • Runcorn
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • Matthew Clark is part of the C&C Group which is a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium branded cider, beer, wine and soft drinks.  Our C&C brands include Tennent’s (Scotland’s favourite beer), Bulmers (Ireland’s No 1 cider) and, Magners as well as a growing portfolio of super-premium and craft beers and ciders, such as Menabrea and Orchard Pig, rooted in nearby Somerset.

    About the role

    Matthew Clark is recruiting for a Transport Shift Manager in our Runcorn Depot. You will ensure the smooth management of the transport operation, with responsibility for the delivery of cost, service, compliance, people KPIs – in line with company and legal standards and requirements.

    Role Responsbilities

    • Manage the usage of labour within the transport team, adjusting plans to ensure tasks are covered effectively at optimal cost
    • Ensure all items delivered are to agreed customer specification with minimum wastage
    • Ensure that the department and depot achieve the company quality targets whilst operating within productivity targets
    • Proactive communication with internal and external customers, line manager and customer service team regarding operational issues

    • Responsibility for the delivery of daily, weekly, and monthly plans to ensure customer and company needs are met

    • Implement effective change to facilitate customer requirements as required, through customer, crew, and stakeholder feedback

    • Ensure compliance with all quality and legal Health and Safety documentation and standards

    • Counsel any infringements through de-brief and escalation as required, following the company procedures or re-training as needed

    • Maintain fleet compliance, focusing on defect reports, servicing, and MOT’s

    • Proactively manage team members’ performance

    • Identify employee training requirements including mandatory regulatory training

    • Provide or arrange relevant training to team members to ensure compliance as well as development

    • Act following the company’s values and management principles within the department

    • Provide the team with expert knowledge, advice, leadership, motivation and addressing areas for improvement

    • Provide practical solutions to operational challenges and take ownership of problems and deal with them effectively

    About you

    • Experience in a management role within a fast moving and changing work environment such as FMCG or logistics
    • Experienced in managing, developing, and inspiring teams
    • Fleet management
    • IOSH Managing Safely – desirable

    • Driver CPC - essential

    What we offer

    We offer a range of excellent benefits and great on-site facilities:

    • We are offering £30,500
    • A Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A benefits scheme offering a cycle to work scheme, an employee assistance programme, retail & leisure savings, and lots more !
    • Free on-site parking

    We work with some fantastic people, we’re passionate about what we do and we have some fun along the way! If this all resonates with you, then we’d love to hear from you.


    About Us

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal