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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   17 January 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £35000/annum + Car Allowance
  • Location:   Skipton, North Yorkshire
  • County:   North Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209339037
  • Company:   CV-Library
I am looking to recruit an exceptional Transport Manager with Plant experience for my Client based in close proximity to Keighley.

Being established for over 20 years my Client prides themselves in always providing a reliable, prompt service and that the quality of customer service is second to none.

Offering their Customers, a full solution within their industry remit means they are a market leader within the field, boasting plenty of accreditations and certifications means that their products and services are top class and consistently reviewed to make sure they are the best!

Key Responsibilities;

Manage day to day running of the company fleet of vehicles nationwide
Ensure that all drivers are compliant with driver time directive and tachographs
Manage company vehicle insurance
Ensure drivers complete daily walk around vehicle checks, plant checks, record any defects on their vehicles and that these are properly actioned for repair
Ensure all vehicles are routed for PMI, service, MOT etc. as required by maintenance schedules, and keep planner up to date
To carry out and maintain driving licence checks through the DVLA
Hiring & off hiring plant and equipment and monitoring usage etc.
Report any vehicle damages and ensure proper completion of accident reports
Ensure the company fully complies with DVSA regulations and the Companies Operators licence is current and up to date
Manage an efficient and safe loading and transport operation
Ensure all drivers receive regular training and refreshers across all areas of responsibility
Managing congestion charges, PCN’s and any other vehicle related fines efficiently
Recording & maintaining vehicle various spreadsheets and databases
Motivate, develop and train the workforce, whilst meeting customers’ requirements
Ensure H & S procedures are carried out for drivers and loading/unloading
Ensure cost effective route planning is carried out
Manage fleet leases & fuel card accounts cost effectively

Key Skills and Attributes:

Must hold a CPC licence
Excellent knowledge of Transport legislation, e.g. Drivers' Hours
Previous experience of management in a similar transport depot environment and of managing vehicle operations
Experience of vehicle maintenance schedules
Good organisational skills and attention to detail
Professional telephone manner
Proficient on a variety of computer systems including Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English
Ability to work under pressure
Self-motivated individual with strong problem solving skills

A salary of up to £35,000 per annum is offered plus a car allowance

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