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Regional Transport Manager

  • Job added:   31 March 2021
  • Salary:   £23000 - £26000/annum
  • Location:   BA14, North Bradley, Wiltshire
  • County:   Wiltshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213460575
  • Company:   CV-Library
ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Basis: Permanent/Full Time

Shift: Monday to Friday– 40 hours per week

About the Position

The Regional Transport Manager will work within the Laboratory at ALS Trowbridge and have responsibility for 2 drivers based in Newton Abbot along with 10 drivers based at the Trowbridge site. Working as part of a team the Regional Transport Manager will manage both the drivers and fleet of vehicles in order to meet both customer and our laboratory requirements.

The position will involve:

* The planning and regular review of all collection routes to ensure the best utilisation of drivers’ time and efficient & timely collection of samples.

* The day-to-day management of sample collection drivers. This to include holiday cover and making overtime arrangements where required.

* Liaison with the HR team on any driver-related issues, i.e. discipline, failures to adhere to required procedures or company policies.

* Assist directly with additional collections in emergency situations.

* Attend group transport meetings to ensure awareness of company-wide issues & initiatives.

* Responsible for ensuring vehicles are always serviced and road worthy.

* Monitor all costs associated with the Transport Budget.

* Lead and develop the transport team whilst promoting a positive environment of continuous improvement.

* Work with key stakeholders to analyse all transport routes and lead from the front.

* Ensure that the Company’s health and safety procedures and obligations are adhered to and that all Safe Systems of Work are adhered to.

* Perpetuation of the ALS Core Values and assisting in developing an efficient, performance-oriented culture.

* Recruitment and induction of new drivers as and when required.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

* A logical, organised and systematic approach to work.

* Experience of managing staff

* Good time management.

* The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions.

* Commercial awareness and numeracy skills.

* High degree of IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data.

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as manage people.

* Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

* Negotiation and analytical skills.

* A positive attitude to continued learning.

* Good attention to detail.

This is a great opportunity to join an ever growing business, and to be part of a great team at ALS Trowbridge

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