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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   20 September 2018
  • Location:   Bury, Greater Manchester
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208663896
  • Company:   CV-Library
Purpose

To plan, supervise and control the activities of the transport department in order to meet the company’s requirements. To place orders for hired equipment.

Responsibilities

* To co-ordinate deliveries to meet sites and clients requirements.

* To arrange the hire of hauliers vehicles at economic rates as and when required

* To control and co-ordinate the activities of the loading gang including safe working practices

* Ensure, wherever possible, that goods are delivered in full first time

* Arrange the preparation of advise notes

* Ensure that accurate records of delivered loads are kept

* Control the use of the company’s car pool

* Arrange for the servicing and maintenance of the company’s vehicle fleet, including fork lift trucks.

* Arrange for repairs and servicing to be completed at economical rates

* Following requests from sites for hired equipment, place orders with the relevant companies.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

Essential

* CPC

* 4 years experience in similar roll

* Communication skills, verbal and written

* Some computer knowledge

* Ability to prioritise

Highly Desirable (but not essential)

* Certificate in lifting and slinging

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