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Plant and Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 October 2020
  • Location:   Witham, Essex
  • County:   Essex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212546485
  • Company:   CV-Library
Plant and Transport Manager

Do you have Plant experience?

Are you a Transport Manager, managing a large fleet?

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a well established company based in Essex, delivering a wide range of technical expertise and a range of civil engineering and building services.

Our client is a Construction Civil Engineering company seeking a Plant and Transport/ Fleet manager.

Must have a national CPC license

Key Responsibilities:

Manage day to day running of the company fleet of vehicles nationwide
Manage company vehicle insurance
Ensure drivers complete daily walk around vehicle checks, plant checks, record any defects on their vehicles and that these are properly actioned for repair
Ensure all vehicles are routed for PMI, service, MOT etc. as required by maintenance schedules, and keep planner up to date
To carry out and maintain driving licence checks through the DVLA
Hiring & off hiring plant and equipment and monitoring usage etc.
Report any vehicle damages and ensure proper completion of accident reports
Manage effectively the vehicle fleet management tracker systems
Ensure that the company meet and maintain FORS requirements
Ensure the company fully complies with DVSA regulations and the Companies Operators licence is current and up to date
Manage an efficient and safe loading and transport operation
Ensure all drivers receive regular training and refreshers across all areas of responsibility
Managing congestion charges, PCN's and any other vehicle related fines efficiently
Recording & maintaining vehicle various spreadsheets and databases
Ensure that all drivers are compliant with driver time directive and tachographs
Motivate, develop and train the workforce, whilst meeting customer's requirements
Ensure compliance to all company transport policies, procedures and legislation
Ensure H & S procedures are carried out for drivers and loading/unloading
Recruiting agency drivers as and when required
Arranging hire of vehicles
Ensure cost effective route planning is carried out
Manage fleet leases & fuel card accounts cost effectively
Manage vehicle branding, driver uniforms & toolsKey Skills and Attributes:

Must hold a CPC licence.
Transport legislation, e.g. Driver's Hours
Previous experience of management in a similar transport depot environment and of managing vehicle operations.
Experience of vehicle maintenance schedules and telematics
Good organisational skills and attention to detail
Professional telephone manner
Proficient on a variety of computer systems including Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English
Ability to work under pressure
Self-motivated individual with strong problem solving skillsIf you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact adrian Spooner on (url removed)

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