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Plant & Transport Manager: Civil Engineering

  • Job added:   20 June 2018
  • Salary :   £50000/annum + package
  • Location :   ME14 1DA, Maidstone, Kent
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208092569
  • Company :   CV-Library
Our client is one of the South East’s leading utility companies. Due to an increase in workload they have a requirement for an experienced Plant & Transport Manager to oversee the entire fleet of commercial vehicles and plant.

Key Essentials:

* Reporting to senior management; your role will involve overall management of a P&T team in utilising and maintaining the fleet to the best of its capabilities

* You will be responsible for ensuring that all vehicles are routinely serviced with essential maintenance carried out; ensuring that O Licence conditions are adhere to

* Ensuring that all P&T records are kept up to date

* Enforce the group vehicle policy; ensure that all drivers / operators have the correct / valid licence for the fleet being driven

* Ensure that vehicle tracking systems are regularly monitored with the ability to provide alerts and reports in case of any incidents. Premiums to be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure best value for money

* Maintain relations with hire companies; regularly negotiate rates / agreements

* Ensure fleet insurance premiums are monitored on a bi-annual basis; negotiating with various brokers

* Point of contact when investigating fleet accidents; manage claims with any affected parties

* Provide fleet recommendations to senior management - comparing asset life cycle ownership costs against hire costs; taking into account contract requirements
* Oversee purchasing / leasing of P&T including service agreements

* Monitor fuel consumption including negotiating prices

* Regularly attending transport and management meetings

* Attending regular planning meetings to understand plant movement for the forthcoming weeks; relaying information with the P&T department

Requirements:

* You should have previous experience as a Plant & Transport Manager for a Civil Engineering / Utility company
* You should be qualified with Transport Manager CPC and should have excellent knowledge of Goods Vehicles Operator licence (O Licence) requirements
* It is essential that you have excellent I.T Skills in Microsoft Office packages

This position offers a salary of up to £50k + package

Plant / Transport / Excavator / Service / Repair / Maintenance / Fitter / Technician / Mechanic / HGV / Car / Workshop / Management / Main Dealer / Commercial / Operator Licence / O Licence / CPC / Utilities / Reinstatement / Resurfacing / Civil Engineering

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