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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   30 May 2019
  • Salary:   £33000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Chelmsford
  • County:   Essex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   210125436
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager

Due to planned strategic growth, our client are recruiting a Transport Manager to join their small but successful team of around 20 that operate in a relaxed and friendly environment from their head office in Chelmsford.

Looking for a Transport Manager who can take on the full transport responsibility for their Service Vehicles and transport operations from their Chelmsford head office and 2 smaller sites in Leeds and Leicester.

They currently employ 15 service drivers across these 3 sites, the majority of whom are based out of Chelmsford depot and they have a fleet of 20 3.5ton vehicles

Their core business is the hire of single portable toilets to small to medium sized builders, trade, domestic and commercial customers Nationwide with around 2,500 weekly service visits to these hire sites plus deliveries and collections that all have to scheduled on a daily basis.

The department currently benefits from the following but requires a manager that can amalgamate all of these to run an efficient department:

A full team of drivers
A 3.5 ton service vehicle fleet
Paperless job management system
Latest routing planning and optimization software
Telematics
GPS tracking

You will have overall responsibility for day to day transport management and vehicles including the delivery, collection, servicing or their portable toilet hire fleet working with and alongside our Transport Coordinator who will report to you.

They will expect you to plan, control, adjust and maintain daily service driver routes within our route planning software to ensure that they are achievable and cost effective.

You will be expected to deal with all primary disciplinary requirements and take care of recruitment and interviews for the service and transport team department.

As Transport Manager you will report directly to the Operations Manager and work closely with the Hire & Sales team and both the Managing Director and Finance Director.

You will be expected to work 5 days a week 08:30 to 17:30 but will be responsible for the full seven so you may need to be flexible with your time

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