Fleet News

Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 November 2018
  • Salary:   £24000 - £28000/annum
  • Location:   Chorley, Lancashire
  • County:   Lancashire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208957650
  • Company:   CV-Library
Job Description

Zeus Personnel are currently supporting an industry leading, fastest growing hirer of Power Tools, Access Systems & Small Plant in the North of England. Our Client are in the market for a Fleet/Transport Manager.

Due to retirement, Zeus are helping recruit for a Fleet/Transport Manager to join a growing business which has recently acquired two other companies, making them now one of the biggest and best tool, plant and access system hire companies in the North of England. Managing their fleet of 70+ vehicles, mainly vans and pickups but also a couple of LGV’s, which are essential to the smooth operation of the business with it’s many depots. This is a very important role within the company.

Role Responsibilities

We are looking for someone who is well organised and will demonstrate commitment to the highest standard of care for the company vehicles. Your job will include the organisation and control of the following fleet management requirements:

* Vehicle Servicing, Annual Tests, H&S and maintaining the condition of the vehicles

* Updating driver details, driving licence checks, insurance schedule, accident management

* Liaise with maintenance providers, suppliers and others to ensure vehicles are roadworthy

* Involvement in replacement vehicle scheduling and specification

* Keeping maintenance, damage, servicing records

* Drivers hours and tachograph control and management

* Operator’s Licence management and control

* Administration of fines, traffic violations etc

* Reports for Operations Director

* Associated administration and paperwork

The Ideal Candidate

There are two LGV’s to be managed within this role so the ideal candidate will hold a Transport Managers CPC. We are looking for someone coming from a similar background, not necessarily in the plant hire trade, but certainly within a business where you manage or assist with managing a large fleet of vehicles.


In return, our client is offering:

* £24,000 - £28,000

* Bonus scheme

* Pension (4% Contributory)

* 24 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

* Healthcare Scheme

* Mobile Phone

* A long term career

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join a leading Hire business, who show no signs of stopping growing, then get in touch today to apply.

Zeus Personnel Ltd is an independent recruitment consultancy, based in Lancashire. Servicing businesses across the UK, we aim to build long-term relationships with clients and candidates to help find the right person for the vacancy. So, if its the next step on the career ladder or a complete career change, Zeus Personnel can help. We recruit for a variety of businesses across the UK in a variety of sectors, so if you are looking for a new position then give us a call for an informal chat. One of our experienced REC qualified recruitment team can advise you on our current vacancies as well as any other recruitment enquiries you may have.

By submitting your CV to Zeus Personnel Ltd (Zeus), you are consenting to Zeus providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising Zeus to work seek on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerised database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £24,000.00 to £28,000.00 /year

You can apply this job via clicking the button below.

Apply online