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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   28 April 2022
  • Salary:   £40000 - £45000/annum bonus scheme
  • Location:   Felixstowe, Suffolk
  • County:   Suffolk
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216345576
  • Company:   CV-Library
RJS Recruitment are working with a well-established company who require a Transport Manager. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to join a thriving transport team, to provide support and undertake the next stages of progression and growth in the department. The Transport Manager will play an integral part in the business growth and direction moving forward.
In return the company offers ongoing career progression, a competitive salary, benefit package which includes a bonus scheme.
Job Duties below but not limited
* Manage Transport Team
* Manage Driver Compliance liaising with drivers to ensure they are operating within the legal parameters and dealing with any day-to-day issues that may arise
* Liaise with customers to ensure service levels are where they need to be
* Assist with vehicle planning where required to ensure full utilisation of vehicles
* Assist maintenance department to ensure vehicles / trailers are being maintained properly
* Implementing operational procedures to improve efficiency and help grow the transport side of the business
* Managing subcontractors and bringing new ones on board
* Job rating and quoting
* Dealing with complaints and accidents, liaising with the insurers
* Rotational on call out of hours contact
* Develop the department and team
Candidate Profile
* Dynamic
* Ambitious
* Flexible
* Team Player
* Proactive
* Positive attitude
* Able to adapt to situations quickly
* Motivated with drive to offer excellent service.
Hours – Monday to Friday 07:30 – 17:30
Some out of hours on call duties plus one Saturday morning in four to check on deliveries

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