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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   15 January 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £35000/annum
  • Location:   S75, Darton, Barnsley
  • County:   South Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209323243
  • Company:   CV-Library
We're currently recruiting for a Transport Manager to work for a brand new distribution company in Barnsley. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join a fast growing company with excellent career prospects and benefits.

The successful candidate will be CPC trained, hold a Operators Licence and have extensive experience working as a Transport Manager.

Duties will include:

* Sourcing vehicles to 50 different stores

* Ensuring correct quantities of products are delivered to their required location within the given time limit by effectively organising and managing a team of drivers and vehicles

* Scheduling daily and weekly routes

* Tracking orders using functional systems (e.g. barcodes and tracking software);

* Maintaining customer relationships, managing questions and complaints calmly and decisively;

* Responsible for organising and overseeing all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to both company and statutory requirements;

* Involvement in strategic development and maintenance of any administrative records

Skills and Experience required:

* CPC trained

* Hold a Operators Licence

* You must be able to efficiently work within a high-volume transport operation

* Strong communication and people management skills being able to cultivate strong business relationships on multiple levels

* Must have a sound understanding of basic accounts and be numeric as this position requires involvement in managing budgets

* Must also be safety conscious with a full knowledge of the transport operations and maintenance and be detail conscious with regards to the vehicles themselves and route planning

* You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 3.30pm (you must be flexible with working hours)

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience

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