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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   7 December 2018
  • Location:   Exeter, Devon
  • County:   Devon
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209142712
  • Company:   CV-Library
Launch Recruitment is working with a highly reputable Company based in Exeter to recruit a Transport Manager whose duties will include:

To manage the transport operations for the Exeter site including associated outreach drivers as directed to achieve and deliver KPI’s.

To analyse the supply chain with a focus on continuous improvement

To manage the collections of Raw Materials and despatch of finished goods and assist other transport areas within the business as required

To be compliant with To be responsible for the recruitment, management and development of drivers, transport office and garage personnel

To plan an efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring that vehicle utilization is maximised, and service levels are maintained

To ensure that the driving team operates in the correct manner, ensuring individuals are SAFED trained and comply with the transport Fleet board standards

Liaise and communicate with customers, ensuring that any queries are dealt with efficiently and effectively

Maintain driver records and drivers’ hours in line with EU Road Haulage legislation

Ensure the Exeter garage is compliant with all H&S and legislative maintenance requirements in conjunction with the garage supervisor

Conduct compliance audits on allocated sites to the standards required by the GLM and GHSM

Provide assistance and support to the audited sites to ensure compliance as directed by the GLM and GHSM

Ensure the company standards with regards to vehicle and trailer cleanliness are met at all times

The Successful person:

Experience of working within a multi-site organisation

Strong H&S awareness with an IOSH qualification

Ability to demonstrate excellent compliance knowledge

Personnel management, knowledge of EU road regs and WTR's

An approachable and effective People Manager

A team player who is also able to work on own initiative

Fully converse in all Microsoft solutions to a professional standard

Innovative approach, forward thinking, able to generate new opportunities for improvement

Highly focused on cost and budgetary controls

Hold a full UK Driving Licence and willingness to travel as and when required

This is a full-time permanent role working 40 hours a week.

There is an excellent salary on offer which will be discussed at interview.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Transport Manager to join a fast-paced growing Company. If you believe you would be suitable for the role, please do not hesitate in sending your CV today.


Launch Recruitment Group are a recruitment business acting on behalf of our client

Due to the large amount of applicants, if you have not had a response within 7 days please assume that you have been unsuccessful however your details may be kept for further positions that become available

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