An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Transport Manager to work for our client on a Permanent Basis, this position will be based in Southend-on-Sea.
Transport Manager Position Duties
Managing 60 drivers
Oversee day to day duties of the drivers and drop offs
Planning efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels maintained.
Ensuring compliance with company procedures and statutory obligations for vehicle operations, health & safety and other legislation.
Recruitment, management and development of drivers.
Maintaining driver records and drivers hours
Manage transportation department
Resolve customer issues relating to transportation of their goods and products.
Maintain all files, transportation documents and reports in an organized manner
Investigate all accidents and conduct risk assessments to manage risk where it exists
Ensure that vehicles are maintained in line with Operator License requirements
Managing site compliance and general administrative duties.
Transport Manager Position Requirements
Transport operations qualifications (CPC National/International or equivalent)
Strong communication and leadership skills, an ability to balance conflicting demands
Ability to work under pressure in an ever changing environment
Good IT skills, including MS Word and Excel
Committed, reliable and flexible team player
Ability to prioritise workload to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Enthusiastic and positive outlook
Full UK Driving License.
HGV/LGV Licence would be beneficial in case any vehicles need moving but not essential
If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Transport Manager role then please apply now
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