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Assistant Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 September 2018
  • Salary:   £30000/annum
  • Location:   Didcot
  • County:   Oxfordshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208561581
  • Company:   CV-Library
The Role Having served over 600,000 customers we are the largest independent bathroom retailer in the UK and here at Better Bathrooms we do things the "better" way; Better Prices, Better Service, Better Bathrooms. Due to growth, an exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and driven Assistant Transport Manager to join us. 

This role is predominantly Monday to Friday but some flexibility is required and may be any 5 days from 7 as needed.

As an Assistant Transport Manager you will be responsible for running the Didcot Depot and providing direct support to the Transport Manager and delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction. You will have the opportunity to shape the whole strategy for the Didcot Depot. Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

Maximizing FTS and ensuring minimum damage to products and property
Managing EU drivers hours and WTD to ensure legal compliance
Managing the fleet of vehicles
Leading change within the operation
Developing and managing budgets and the finance's for the operation alongside the Transport Manager
Focusing on customer satisfaction
Quality standards and process development
Managing the routing system and maximizing all routes accordingly
Developing and training staff to ensure they deliver a first class service to every customer
Monitoring costs within the transport operation
Developing and excellent working relationship with the warehouse operation and the rest of the group

To be considered for the Assistant Transport Manager position you must have previous managerial experience within the Transport Sector and experience of supervising a team and delivering change to behaviours and performance.
You'll Need
Strong management and communication skills
Great work ethic and a team player
Good commercial awareness
Exceptional levels of customer service
Good understanding of Transport Operations
Excellent working knowledge of EU & WTD regulations
Flexible on hours when needed
IOSH Health and safety is desirable but not essential
A national CPC is desirable but not essential

The Benefits In return for your hard work and commitment we offer;

Potential of career progression in a rapidly growing company.

20 days holiday per annum (plus bank holiday allowance).

New Year Bonus for no sick days /100% attendance.

Free drinks all day and free fruit mondays.

Childcare Vouchers.

Staff discount on (url removed) products.

Contributory pension scheme.

Employee of the month scheme.

Employee referral scheme.

Free parking.
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