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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   12 March 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £35000/annum
  • Location:   Preston
  • County:   Lancashire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209659035
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager

£30,000 - £35,000


Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Key Responsibilities:-

* To ensure optimal routing and execution within the transport department.

* Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies and legislation.

* Review and recommend any course of action required as a result of any changes in legislation.

* Organising driver vehicle checks.

* Management of costs related to transport operations.

* You will need to be a strong people manager who can ensure effective teamwork within the transport department. It is also important that you have a customer centric approach with the ability to balance service vs. cost.

* To ensure supervision, development and training of all staff within the department utilising a formalised regular review process.

* Develop collaborative relationships with colleagues in other areas of the business.

* To build upon relationships with customers.

* Problem resolution.

* In addition to the day to day management of the transport department, you will proactively support senior Directors with future strategy and development opportunities.

Required Skills:-

* CPC holder

* ADR Certificate (desirable)

* Previous experience within a management position within a fast paced transport operation

* Petrochemical & ADR experience (desirable)

* Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation.

* Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.

* Ability to analyse data.

* Good communication and analytical skills.

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (word,excel,powerpoint)

* Decision making and problem solving abilities.

* Some previous experience in dealing with a vehicle maintenance unit in achieving high standards of service levels.

* Previous experience of dealing with customer requirements.

* Project involvement and introducing change.

* Shift working experience.

* Good understanding of stock receiving/control in general haulage.

* Knowledge of quality improvement process.

* Time management abilities (both self and others)

* Management of third party freight providers.

* Experience in staff training/development.

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