Area Distribution Manager (Ref: 10225)

We have an exciting new opportunity for a confident and highly motivated Area Distribution Manager to join our Readymix concrete division covering the South. You will be responsible for identifying and delivering improvements in road logistics safety, customer service and operating costs.

 

About the role

 

Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager the Area Distribution Manager will work alongside the operational and customer facing teams within the South region to help improve the distribution function of the business.

 

Other elements to the role include:

 

  • Manage driver database ensuring all driver details, contact information and MPQC information is kept up to date
  • Create and manage scheduled VOR calendar for all vehicles. Identify trends and address with franchisee hauliers
  • Maintain daily records for all trucks VOR, breakdowns, late arrivals at plant, refusal to do loads (Including weekends), concrete spillages, breakdowns. Act on the data and where problems or improvements are required take this action
  • Ensure truck utilization records are kept up to date, including number of loads multiplied by average radial mileage and total earnings by truck, analyse date to highlight and identify and act on trends
  • Provide a single point of contact within the area for all hauliers
  • Engage and negotiate contracts with new and existing hauliers
  • Resolve daily haulage issues accordingly
  • Liaise with shipping teams to agree and challenge truck transfer and hire requirements, with a view of increasing customer satisfaction, increasing loads per franchisee trucks, reducing hired vehicles and therefor reducing haulage costs
  • Propose and implement fleet profile changes
  • Maintain hire truck cost sheet and ensure relevant orders are raised in the reporting month
  • Provide H+S communications such as TBT and cascades face to face and via other forms of media with the franchisee hauliers
  • Chair regular area haulage meetings

 

What will you bring?

 

  • Full driving licence
  • Fleet management experience
  • General haulage knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Experienced in using various IT systems and packages
  • CPC is desirable

 

What’s on offer?

 

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring
  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad
  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

 

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Why join Aggregate Industries?

 

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. 

 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. 

 

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

 



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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.