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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   26 March 2019
  • Location:   Kincardine, Fife
  • County:   Fife
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209739868
  • Company:   CV-Library
Due to our clients bcontinued success and rapid growth an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Transport Manager to join their team in Tulliallan.

The successful candidate will have full accountability for the day to day management of the transport operations across central Scotland. You will be customer focused while ensuring legal compliance, service and quality standards are met and maintained, and performance is maximised, while maintaining the highest standards of health and safety at all times. You will be a team player and be committed to delivering our company values.

our client has a fleet of over 40 Scania vehicles including articulated mixers, flat beds, low loaders, tipping trailers, tankers, and 6- and 8-wheel tippers and mixers. On average the vehicles are under 2 years old and come with a full maintenance package. They currently have a MOT pass rate of 100% and a green OCRS score.

Key Duties Include:

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To ensure the business adheres to all legal requirements, i.e. driver hours, working time, all aspects of transport legislation and Health and Safety Legislation.

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Planning and organisation of manpower and vehicles to ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness.

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Manage and administer all aspects of our Operator Licence

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To ensure that all vehicles are maintained, serviced, and inspected, i.e. MOT is up-to-date and records kept in line with audit standards and transport regulations.

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Day to day management of drivers, developing and training team members to required level of competence while encouraging a positive culture in line with company values.

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Analysing various types of data to improve performance and increase efficiency.

As the Transport Manager, it is essential that you have:

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At least 5 years’ experience working in the transport industry preferably within the construction sector.

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At least 3 years’ experience managing and leading teams.

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Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the business.

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Excellent organisational, time management and delegation skills.

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Holder of a Valid CPC in Road Haulage.

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Comprehensive knowledge of driver hours and WTD regulations

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Comprehensive Understanding of Transport Regulations.

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Excellent IT Skills, Word, Excel, Outlook.

Possession of an HGV Class 1 license is desirable but not essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to fulfil a vital role within a fast growing and successful business. We offer a competitive remuneration package, company car, CPD and training opportunities

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