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Facility Transport Manager

  • Job added:   11 September 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £35000/annum
  • Location:   Saighton, Cheshire
  • County:   Lincolnshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   210785038
  • Company:   CV-Library
Copart currently owns and manages a fleet of circa. 300 vehicles that are a combination of vehicle transporters and plant machinery along with LGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers.

Transport Operations handles the collection and delivery of predominantly accident damaged cars, vans, LGVs and other vehicles on behalf of insurance and automotive customers to industry leading service levels, across 16 geographically dispersed UK operations centres. The significant majority of these movements are undertaken through a fleet of wholly owned bespoke designed salvage transporters and employed drivers, supplemented by a network of subhaul operators.

There is currently a fleet of 22 professional drivers operating from the Sandtoft facility. The facility Transport Manager will be responsible for managing all transport related challenges within the facility and ensure that the drivers fully comply with all relevant legislation as set out by the DVSA, whilst at all times ensuring a high standard of customer service is applied to both internal and external customers. At the same time ensuring drivers meet the required productivity levels and comply with all Company policies and procedures and service delivery standards.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage productivity and performance of all drivers.
Ensure tachograph compliance via TruTac system
Conduct regular auditing to ensure full compliance with vehicle management/servicing schedules
Establish effective relationships with external suppliers
Ensure all vehicles and plant is operated correctly and safely and is serviced and maintained correctly as set out in service schedules
Monitor and enforce compliance with the Company's Health & Safety policy
Overseeing the dispatch / planning function to improve driver productivity and exceed customer expectations
Such other duties as requested by your line managerTransport Manager | Manager | Transport | Logistics | DVSA | Customer Service

Essential Skills

CPC holder
Experience dealing with drivers on a day to day basis
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Good people management skills
Demonstrable Transport Management experience
Flexible and professional approach
Full UK Driving Licence

Desirable Skills

Car Transporter experience
Knowledge of computerised Transport Management Systems
Analytical and creative
Paragon route scheduling experienceCompany Benefits:

Monday to Friday Working
28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
Employee benefits scheme providing discounts at many high street retailers
Discounted Employee Share Purchase Plan
Contributory Personal Pension Plan
Company Sick Pay (after qualifying period)
Family Events
Uniform

About Company

Copart was founded in the USA in 1982. Copart is a NASDAQ listed company and currently operates in more than 200 locations in 11 countries and has over 125,000 vehicles up for auction every day. With locations throughout Asia, North and South America, the Middle East and Europe, including 16 locations across the UK we are a fast paced, growing and exciting business auctioning in excess of 400,000 vehicles per year through our online auction technologyin the UK alone.

We work with many of the world's leading insurance, finance houses, banks, and automotive dealers, fleet and rental car companies who rely on our combination of our advanced technology, robust processes and our people to deliver industry leading performance. Our continued investment in innovation and our customer-centric approach means we deliver bespoke solutions tailored to the specific needs of all our clients, and Copart is looking for the right people to join our team

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