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HGV Manager 2024-02-20 Role: HGV TechnicianLocation: Cardiff Hours: Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week – start time between 06:00-08:00  Salary: £45,000An opportunity has arisen for an HGV Manager to join our client’s successful team in Cardiff.About my client: My client OA Brand 2024-03-20

HGV Manager.

£45,000 per annum

Tina McGuinness
E: tina.m@weareoa.co.uk
T: 01908 104850

16345000 YEAR

£45,000 per annum




Role: HGV Technician

Location: Cardiff

Hours: Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week – start time between 06:00-08:00  

Salary: £45,000

An opportunity has arisen for an HGV Manager to join our client’s successful team in Cardiff.

About my client:

My client is a national UK bakery based at the very heart of communities across the UK. As well as making household favourites, their commitment to quality, service and partnership means that many of the UK’s leading supermarkets also trust them with their own-label bakery ranges. They have one of the best safety performance records in the industry & know that the success of their business depends on  having the right people on the team.

Overview of role:

You are responsible for safely maintaining the site/regions vehicle fleet in compliance with all legislative and company standards and to meet the needs of internal and external customers by leading motivating and developing a Vehicle Maintenance Unit (VMU) team

Key Accountabilities

  • Effective leadership, development and motivation of the VMU team to ensure that all VMU KPI’s are met.
  • Ensuring that the vehicle fleet is maintained in accordance with the operator license, legal and statutory requirements and company standards. 
  • Improving and maintaining a safe working environment within the VMU and vehicle safety standards, ensuring all team members are aware and complying with all legal and company health and safety standards. 
  • Utilising all internal management systems to help make informed decisions on repairs, labour allocation, planning and scheduling and people management to ensure the department operates as cost effectively as possible and within budget. 
  • To work closely with the transport and logistics departments to ensure that the needs of the delivery operation are met on a daily basis.
  • Building and maintaining key customer relationships with external suppliers, agencies and statutory bodies to maximise the performance and cost effectiveness of the VMU team.
  • Build and develop effective relationships with the site management teams, to ensure cross functional working and the central teams and wider AMB business, to ensure best practice is shared and the optimal performance of the VMU.


  • 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Mental health support
  • Extra Slice (a system where you can get 10% off retailers such as B&Q)
  • Up to 10% cash matched pension

What we would like from you:

  • Previous VMU management experience gained in a Blue Chip, FMCG Warehouse Company is desirable.
  • Experience of and competent in using, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and a  Fleet management system. 
  • City and Guilds qualification or equivalent in Vehicle Crafts.
  • Holder of CPC qualification in National/International Road Haulage Operations. 
  • LGV license C E desirable.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels of the business.
  • An effective people manager, with the ability to drive performance. 
  • Strong organisational skills, ensuring optimal efficiency in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly numerate with the ability to analyse and communicate clear, concise information.
  • Results and customer focused with the drive and resilience to deliver

If interested in this role, please apply below.

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days.


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