BASED IN LEICESTER
32k – 36k PER ANNUM (DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE)
The key responsibilities of the Transport Manager position are:
Responsible for the day to day running of the weighbridge operations including goods in and good out.
Communicate with Maintenance staff regarding breakdowns, MOT’s, six weekly checks and daily defects.
Communicate with Production staff regarding daily, next day and weekend requirements.
Report on departmental performance at monthly Management meetings.
Ensuring the company complies with all Government Legislation.
Management of the company Operators License.
Present budgets and future measures to reduce costs and provide cost effective service fleet.
Ensuring the company meets customers’ expectations of high collection service standards including weekend, bank holidays and ensuring emergency cover 24/7.
Ensure that drivers abide to tachograph regulations, hold necessary CPCs and meet with all company rules and regulations and HSE policies.
Liaise with customers on any service queries.
The Transport Manager must possess the following:
Transport Managers CPC and having several years’ experience in a transport/logistics environment. With a current working knowledge of Road Transport Legislation.
Previous experience of managing a fleet of a comparable size (c. 30 vehicles and 30 trailers).
Ability to manage and motivate a team of three weighbridge/transport personnel and c. 25 drivers.
Must have knowledge of Health Safety and Environmental issues and able to write Safe Systems of Work and risk assessments relating to aspects of the Transport Department.
The desirable skills the Transport Manager will possess are:
Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a multi-skilled team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
Dynamic and tenacious approach, with the ability to work under pressure.
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi task effectively.
Flexibility to work the hours or shift pattern required to meet operational needs.
Be Computer Literate
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