We are looking for a Transport Manager based at our St. Albans Depot. Reporting to the Depot Manager, your overall responsibility will be to control and organise an efficient transport operation which meets the needs of our customers by providing a reliable service using all available resources to minimize costs, maximize profit and provide a first class service to our customers within legal and regulatory guidelines.
In this role you will control the disciplines and activities of all van drivers to ensure an efficient service is provided to the Depot’s customer base. You will maintain adequate staffing levels and address all training needs to provide a sustained quality service and work closely with the Depot Manager to achieve measurable and controllable KPI’s and budget targets. You will review and optimise van routes by working closely with the Depot Manager, National Distribution Team and Sales team. In conjunction with the Group Health & Safety Manager, you will also be responsible for the implementation of current laws and regulations relating to Health and Safety.
You will ensure servicing and maintenance of the fleet is of the highest standard and that all aspects of the fleet operation are fully compliant with ISO procedures, GDP/MHRA guidelines and road traffic legislation.
Our ideal candidate must have experience of working within a multi drop transport operation or in a similar role. You should also have previous experience of effectively managing people and come to this role with strong leadership qualities and clear communication skills.
A driving license is essential and you must be competent in Microsoft Office Applications with Word & Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint to an intermediate standard at a minimum.
The hours of work will be discussed at interview stage with a flexible approach being essential.
The closing date for this vacancy is Monday 31st December 2018
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