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Interim Transport Manager

  • Job added:   25 October 2018
  • Location:   Exeter, Devon
  • County:   Devon
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   208882274
  • Company:   CV-Library
Interim Transport Manager – Exeter – Competitive Salary

Clemence Rogers are currently recruiting for an Interim Transport Manager on a 6 month contract initially with a review at the end.

Key Responsibilities:

• To manage the transport operations for the Exeter site including associated outreach drivers as directed to achieve and deliver KPI’s.

• To analyse the supply chain with a focus on continuous improvement.

• To manage the collections of Raw Materials and despatch of finished goods and assist other transport areas within the business as required.

• Liaise and communicate with customers, ensuring that any queries are dealt with efficiently and effectively.

• To plan an efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring that vehicle utilization is maximised and service levels are maintained.

• To be compliant with company procedures and statutory obligations for vehicle operations, health & safety and other legislation.

• To be responsible for the recruitment, management and development of drivers, transport office and garage personnel.

• To ensure that the driving team operates in the correct manner, ensuring individuals are SAFED trained and comply with the transport Fleet board standards.

• Maintain driver records and drivers hours in line with EU Road Haulage legislation.

• Ensure the Exeter garage is compliant with all H&S and legislative maintenance requirements in conjunction with the garage supervisor.

• Ensure the company standards with regards to vehicle and trailer cleanliness are met at all times.

• Conduct compliance audits on allocated sites to the standards required by the GLM and GHSM.

• Provide assistance and support to the audited sites to ensure compliance as directed by the GLM and GHSM.

Ideal Candidate:

• CPC holder with an excellent knowledge of the latest Transport Legislation

• Strong H&S awareness with an IOSH qualification.

• Previous managerial experience within a fast-paced Transport Function (including FMCG).

• Experience of working within a multi-site organisation.

• An approachable and effective People Manager.

• Fully converse in all Microsoft solutions to a professional standard.

• A team player who is also able to work on own initiative.

• Highly focused on cost and budgetary controls.

• Innovative approach, forward thinking, able to generate new opportunities for improvement.

• Hold a full UK Driving Licence and willingness to travel as and when required

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