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  • Job added:   7 April 2021
  • Salary:   £45000 - £55000/annum
  • Location:   CT4, Chartham, Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213497787
  • Company:   CV-Library
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced TRANSPORT MANAGER to join the management team of a Chartham based warehousing & distribution business. With a UK wide customer base this is a subsidiary of a multi site UK Group and multi billion dollar worldwide organisation.

As the nominated TRANSPORT MANAGER you will have complete responsibility for the transport function across the Kent site in return for a salary in the region of £50,000 plus benefits depending on experience.

As TRANSPORT MANAGER your responsibilities will include:

* As the designated individual, ensure full “O” license compliance

* Manage the operation of a fleet of 50 vehicles including tractors, trailers and rigids in line with Legislative, H&S and DVLA requirements

* Optimum utilisation of drivers and vehicles within the parameters of tacho & driver hours

* P&L reporting & Budget management including 3rd party costs, fuel stocks and vehicle maintenance

* Review, analyse & reporting of KPI’s including VOR (Vehicle off road)

* Manage a team of in house drivers including CPC training, recruitment & discipline

* Achieve performance targets and customer service levels efficiently and within budget

As the successful TRANSPORT MANAGER your CV should include the following key skills & experience:

* Previous experience in a Transport Management or Logistics capacity or similar

* Transport Manager CPC qualification

* Nominated Operator License responsibility

* Managing & motivating a team of HGV drivers & support staff

* Working to budget and managing operational costs including 3rd party costs

* Planning optimum utilisation of resources to achieve desired service levels

* Resilient & strategic problem solver with strong influencing skills at all levels within the business

* Computer literate with strong analytical & reporting skills

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced TRANSPORT MANAGER or Logistics Professional to take on a fresh challenge within a prosperous business with the stability of substantial corporate support.

If you feel that this TRANSPORT MANAGER might be your next career move and want to find out more, simply click “apply” or phone to discuss further

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