Fleet News

Transport Manager / Fleet Engineer

  • Job added:   21 June 2018
  • Location :   Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208107276
  • Company :   CV-Library
Job Description

Our Client based in Edinburgh are recruiting for a qualified Transport Manager/Fleet Engineer to oversee the fleet maintenance and workshop function of there growing business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a fleet of road haulage vehicles as well as various pieces of plant & machinery within the business.

The position further involves being the nominated Transport Manager for the company’s Operator’s Licence.

Key responsibilities will include:

Day to day oversight, planning and management of the workshop and staff
Handle the requirements of the Operator’s Licence

Management of maintenance and inspection schedules for fleet, other company vehicles and all plant & machinery (including MOTs)

Responsible for all record keeping and administration in respect of fleet, other company vehicles and plant & machinery

Handling and investigating any accidents or incidents, including insurance claims where necessary

Handling defect reports and planning remedial works as required

Managing aspects of administration relating to drivers as required. For example: keeping records of driving licences and CPC cards; monitoring expiry dates; checking drivers’ hours and monitoring these in respect of tachograph rules and WTD; and debriefing drivers in respect of any infringements

Responsible for stock of various consumables, including fuel.

Responsibilities include costing, purchasing, approval of invoices, managing usage and stock levels including taking monthly stock takes

Ensuring that all plant & machinery and vehicles comply with health and safety

Any other tasks as required by the business for the effective functioning of the workshop

Essential requirements:

CPC Level 3 in Road Haulage Operations

Excellent working knowledge of road transport legislation

Ability to comply with the Operator’s Licence requirements on behalf of the company

Previous experience in a workshop and fleet management role

The applicant should be aware that although this is a largely office-based position, a hands-on approach may be necessary as the needs of the business require and as such, a can-do attitude to practical work within the workshop environment is required

Desirable requirements:

• Knowledge of metal recycling
• Knowledge of haulage and logistics
• Knowledge of health and safety requirements

Key skills:

• Strong communication stills
• Ability to prioritise workload and plan work accordingly
• Reasonable IT knowledge and skills

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