Transport Manager / Supply Chain Manager

Location: Widnes

Business: ReFood

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

The ReFood AD plants operate as integrated recycling units, processing a variety of food wastes to produce renewable energy, heat and ReGrow, a nutrient-rich fertiliser for local farms. The plants also recycle the food waste packaging. The plants provide an environmentally-sustainable solution for all waste producers looking for a safe method of diverting food waste from landfill. 

The Position

Applications are invited for a Transport Manager to work at our ReFood Widnes Site.  This is a full time, permanent position, working 40 hours per week. As a Transport Manager your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include: 

  • Managing c.35 employees/drivers to achieve daily collections and deliver KPI’s.
  • Managing the raw material supply chain – co-ordinating supplies with customers and internal personnel.
  • Ensuring the efficient running of the Company’s collection services.
  • Planning efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels maintained.
  • Ensuring compliance with company procedures and statutory obligations for vehicle operations, health & safety and other legislation.
  • Recruitment, management and development of drivers.
  • Maintaining driver records and drivers hours in line with EU Road Haulage Legislation.
  • Preparing vehicle KPI’s in line with ReFood requirements.
  • Managing site compliance and general administrative duties. 


  • Good formal education.
  • Previous experience in managing transport/supply chain operations.
  • Knowledge of the food waste recycling services.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills, an ability to balance conflicting demands.
  • Transport operations qualifications (CPC National/International or equivalent)
  • Good knowledge of transport regulations.
  • Ability to work under pressure in an ever changing environment.
  • Good IT skills, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Committed, reliable and flexible team player.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Full UK Driving Licence. 

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits 

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email

For a full job description click here. 

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

Closing Date:   12th November 2021

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