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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   12 February 2019
  • Location:   Carnforth
  • County:   Lancashire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209486125
  • Company:   CV-Library
Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in the Lancashire area and this could be the ideal role for you.

Joining our team as a Transport Manager you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

- Bonus scheme
- Enhanced Holiday Entitlement
- Contributory pension scheme
- Private Healthcare
- Company Car
- Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
- Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
- Training and development opportunities

What are we looking for?

As our ideal Transport Manager you will be able to demonstrate the following:

- A commitment to driving and leading improvements to contribute to a safe working environment at all times
- A willingness to learn and/or develop your current skill set
- Good communication skills, a desire to work as part of a team and the confidence to challenge processes and behaviours.
- A flexible approach to work
- The ability to provide excellent service to a range of both internal and external stakeholders

What will I be responsible for?

As a current Transport Manager CPC holder with a strong understanding of transport regulations and FORS audit experience, you will manage and be accountable for the Cumbria and Lancashire transport operation including circa 60 Contract Hauliers in addition to the management of approximately 10 Third Party haulage businesses.

You will have a hands on approach working alongside the Area transport team to provide a cost effective, sustainable, safe & customer focused transport operation for the Cumbria and Lancashire Materials business. You will be responsible for the management of compliance and legal requirements both from a statutory, industry and Tarmac perspective by ensure that all contract and/or third party hauliers are operating to Tarmac standards, practices and procedures. You will also strategically plan and build relationships with Third Party haulage suppliers through contract negotiation, and with the support of the Area Transport Manager be able to provide a medium to long term plan to meet demands.

Whilst industry experience would be desirable; it is not essential; wed be really pleased to hear from you if you can demonstrate your ability to positively contribute to a team, take pride in your work and showcase your determination to succeed.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We're looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Transport Manager, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status

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