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Transport manager

  • Job added:   26 November 2018
  • Salary:   £33000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Telford, Telford and Wrekin
  • County:   Shropshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209079320
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our client who are a global organisation are looking for a Transport manager to join there team in Telford.This role would suit a strategic, forward thinking candidate who works efficiently and is results driven.

This candidate would also need a C+E licience for minimal use in the depot.

Description

Responsibilities of the Transport Manager will include:

Manage the day to day activity within the Transport office including liaising with drivers, be responsible for personnel, monitoring their progress and being their first point of contact should a problem arise making communication skills vital.
Manage the change process to include clarifying best practice and demonstrating the behaviours that will signify the new way of working.
Responsible for organising and overseeing all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to both company and statutory requirements.
Provide leadership, give work instructions and monitor the performance of traffic dispatcher's drivers and operatives, i.e. Review of Depot KPI's- Service, Safety and Profitability.
Manage, motivate, train and develop team as required.
Deal effectively with under performance, implementing disciplinary procedures as appropriate
Vehicle management, including liaison with fleet, safe vehicle operations, wheel security, monitor vehicle gross weights.
Contribute toward ongoing cost control, actively seeking to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs, increasing margin and meeting budget targets set.
Profile
The successful Transport Manager will be a strong leader who will be able to inspire a team with excellent communication skills. You will be used to working in a fast pace environment and be able to demonstrate a track record of delivering excellence and facilitating change within B2B environment. You will also hold a Class 1 licience and have a felxible approach to working hours

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