Transport Manager

Location: Bourne

Transport Manager at Bourne

We’re offering a unique opportunity to join our dynamic team as Transport Manager at Johnsons Hotel Linen Bourne. This key role is instrumental in the smooth running of a busy and challenging department, with the largest plant and fleet within the company. We’re looking for someone who can demonstrate considerable experience of managing a team and providing high level support to the wider business. You will lead by example, working collaboratively with other departments to deliver a high quality of service to our customers.

The Company:

Johnsons Hotel Linen, is one of the UK’s largest laundry and linen hire companies, which specialises in supplying bed and bath linen to 4-star to budget hotels.

It’s the people at Johnsons Hotel Linen that make us so special. By understanding what our people want, giving them the support they need, recognising everyone’s contribution and realising the unique power of teams, together we win.  We’re driven by our goals, which are designed to create a supportive working environment for our team and an exemplary standard of service to our customers.

The Role:

  1. To ensure we meet the service delivery expectations of our customers;
  2. To take overall responsibility for the organisation of the Transport and Loading Departments and provide strategic advice and planning support;
  3. To be responsible for managing all drivers including the scheduling of rotas and rest days
  4. To manage recruitment of team members in conjunction with the HR Department;
  5. To ensure the Company complies fully to all logistics legislation and requirements;
  6. To review daily route scheduling and ensure efficiency in designated routes;
  7. Ensure safe systems of working for all staff under your responsibility including provision of all manual handling and other training activities;
  8. Work within monthly financial budget constraints;
  9. Monitor and manage individual staff performance and provide coaching and training as well as deal effectively with any performance or disciplinary matters in conjunction with HR;
  10. Ensure risk assessments are carried out and maintained at all customer delivery points in compliance with health & safety legislation.

Essential Criteria

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a logistics environment and having been responsible for a large LGV fleet of at least 30 vehicles.

We are looking for an organised and committed individual to drive improved performance in the team in a dynamic business. The individual must be prepared to be flexible with hours worked.

Desirable Criteria

Transport Manager CPC is preferred


In addition to a competitive salary, we’re really proud to offer a great employee benefits package that rewards hard work and supports mental health and wellbeing.

  1. Referral Scheme payment of £1000 for HGV drivers and Engineers
  2. Referral Scheme payment of £500 for Production Operatives and Loaders
  3. Thorough onboarding training and induction programme
  4. Deliver the appropriate training to enable you to do your job to the very best of your ability aligned with business expectations
  5. Employee Assistance Programme
  6. Pension scheme
  7. Health4All Scheme
  8. 24/7 GP Helpline Service
  9. Discounted Gym membership
  10. Free Life Assurance – 1 x annual salary
  11. SAYE scheme
  12. £1,000 bonus payable after three months’ service

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You can apply online or email your CV to:

or you can pop in and see us at:
Johnsons Hotel Linen,
Cherry Holt Road,
PE10 9LA

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