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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   26 June 2018
  • Salary :   £35000 - £38000/annum Benefits
  • Location :   Stevenage
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208131290
  • Company :   CV-Library
Transport Manager – Stevenage
£35,000 - £37,000
Mon – Fri (Rostered Saturdays) 45Hrs p/w

Are you an experienced Transport Manager looking for a new role? Do you want to work for the UK’s largest independent Tyre Wholesalers? They supplied almost 2.5 Million tyres last year!!

My Client has been in business for 50+ years and are now looking for an experienced Transport Manager to join the team.

About the job:
• Managing all aspects of the transport department and its drivers at all depots.
• Ensuring that the most effective routes are used by drivers, decreasing travel time between destinations.
• Ensure that all transport operations throughout the depot run at maximum efficiency.
• Deal with disciplinary issues.
• Deal with any grievance issues
• Support the drivers in any day to day issues.
• Seek ways to improve internal systems and processes within the Transport department.
• Forecast possible problems throughout the Transport routes, plan and amend routes accordingly.
• Implement continuous improvement throughout the Transport department.
• Manage and drive cost efficiencies including agency staff.
• Responsible for all recruitment within the Transport department.
• Overseeing staff planning in the Transport department.
• Overseeing the maintenance of transport.
• Ensure vehicles are inspected every 6 weeks.
• Audit reported faults to ensure they have been rectified.
• Ensure all new Driver appraisals are conducted before a new Driver is permitted to drive.
• Ensure that HGV operations licences are compliant at all depots.
• Audit irregularities on Driver debrief sheets.

• CPC Transport qualification
• Experience in a Transport Manager/Transport Supervisor position
• Comfortable dealing with disciplinary issues
• Comfortable dealing with grievance issues
• Experience of transport planning
• Advanced IT skills

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