Vacancy: Group Transport Manager

Amathus Drinks


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Job title: Group Transport Manager
Location: North West London
Employer: The Amathus Drinks Group


About Us

Established in 1978, The Amathus Drinks Group is a fast growing, family owned drinks importer, distributor and specialist retailer with a £60m turnover. Our direct to trade serviced distribution area covers most parts of England and Wales with centres in London, Bristol and Coventry.

In addition to supplying a comprehensive range of global brands, Amathus prides itself on its portfolio of exclusive agencies with provenance and distinction that are best in class, often unique and sourced from all corners of the world. Supported with our own modern delivery fleet and our resourceful business development specialists as part of our two hundred strong team, our mission is to provide first class products and services to our customers.


The Role

Amathus Drinks Plc is looking to recruit a group Transport Manager responsible for the operation of a fleet of over 35 vehicles operating nationally with depots in North West London, Bristol and Coventry. Our fleet covers England and Wales delivering drinks solutions to a wide variety of customers five days a week.

It will be the Transport Manager's responsibility to lead and develop the Transport team, ensuring they are motivated and focused on their individual contribution to the success our business, recognising success and rewarding performance along the way.


The Person

The successful candidate must hold a National CPC and have up to date knowledge of regulations, as they will be responsible for ensuring the legal compliance of the Fleet Transport operation at all times, as well as ensuring the fleet is maintained and serviced in accordance with DVSA and company policies within budget.

You will come with fresh ideas on how a Transport Operation should effectively run and be a keen advocate of continuous improvement as well as being a concise and dedicated leader. Health and Safety will play a key part of the Transport Manager's role, they will be responsible for managing compliance including processes and procedures, promoting Health and Safety, leading the team to treat Health and Safety as a priority within the operation.

You will be an excellent communicator. Able to keep all stakeholders up to date with business critical information and working with other departments to ensure a seamless end to end service for our customers.

The role will be based primarily in our head office in North West London but will also require working from our Bristol and Coventry Depots.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@amathusdrinks.com.

Vacancy: Depot Manager (Temporary Contract)

Amathus Drinks


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Job title: Depot Manager
Job type: Temporary
Employer: The Amathus Drinks Group
Location: Avonmouth


About Us

Established in 1978, The Amathus Drinks Group is a fast growing, family owned drinks importer, distributor and specialist retailer with a £60m turnover. Our direct to trade serviced distribution area covers most parts of England and Wales with centres in London, Bristol and Coventry.

In addition to supplying a comprehensive range of global brands, Amathus prides itself on its portfolio of exclusive agencies with provenance and distinction that are best in class, often unique and sourced from all corners of the world. Supported with our own modern delivery fleet and our resourceful business development specialists as part of our two hundred strong team, our mission is to provide first class products and services to our customers.


The Role

We are looking to recruit a Depot Manager responsible for the operation of warehousing and a fleet of over 10 vehicles operating across South Wales and the South West. Amathus services England and Wales delivering drinks solutions to a wide variety of customers five days a week. You will be responsible for our Avonmouth Depot in the Bristol area.

It will be the Depot Manager's responsibility to lead and develop the Bristol Depot team of 20, ensuring they are motivated and focused on their individual contribution to the success our business.

The successful candidate must hold a National CPC and have up to date knowledge of regulations as they will be responsible for ensuring the legal compliance of the Fleet Transport operation at all times, as well as ensuring the fleet is maintained within budget and serviced in accordance with VOSA and company policies.

You will be confident managing, planning and controlling warehouse resources and activities to maximise efficiency and drive profitability whilst ensuring excellent levels of customer service.

You will work under the direction of the Head of Operations to manage your depot effectively and strive for continuous improvement as well as being a concise and dedicated leader. Health and Safety will play a key part of the Depot Managers role, they will be responsible for managing compliance including processes and procedures, leading the team to treat Health and Safety as a priority within the operation.


The Person

  • An excellent communicator. Able to keep all stakeholders up to date with business critical information and working with other departments to ensure a seamless end to end service for our customers.
  • Previous experience working within a similar role in an “order today get it tomorrow” FMCG company
  • Contemporary management skills to effectively manage and motivate a team
  • Excellent organisational skills are a must in this fast-moving and challenging environment

The role will be based at the Amathus Drinks, Avonmouth and is a temporary contract.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@amathusdrinks.com.