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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   19 November 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £45000/annum
  • Location:   CM3, Danbury, Essex
  • County:   Essex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211239318
  • Company:   CV-Library

We are recruiting a highly motivated individual with drive and enthusiasm to run all aspects of our transport infrastructure across 3 depots; Maldon, Yorkshire & Oxford.

Managing a staff of 25, including drivers, operating a mid-sized fleet of vehicles made up of 3.5tonne vans and 7.5tonne MGV’s you will report directly to the Operations Director and work closely alongside the warehouse managers.

Responsibilities include:

* Planning, developing and optimising of routes, adapting to customer requirements where required.

* Prioritise and co-ordinate workloads.

* Working with external carriers where applicable.

* Troubleshooting operation issues.

* Ensuring levels of support service are in place.

* Payroll processing for drivers, namely managing overtime and signing off timesheets.

* Management of the Company Car Scheme, 20+ vehicles.

* Manage, audit and review compliance systems to ensure that they are effective.

* Review any shortcomings such as prohibitions and/or annual test failures.

* Ensure that drivers are properly trained and competent to operate all relevant vehicles and equipment.

* Keep up to date on relevant changes in standards and legislation.

* Ensure that drivers hold the appropriate entitlement for the vehicle they are driving.

* Ensure drivers comply with the drivers’ hours and working time regulations.

* Ensure that a system of vehicle maintenance is in place and carried out and that all vehicles are kept in a roadworthy condition.

* Record, investigate and act against all Transport related infringements.

You must have:

* Experience of running and managing an operator’s licence

* A national CPC

* A good understanding of transport regulation currently in place

* A full driving licence, ideally HGV

* Good computer literacy

* Excellent communication skills

* Stability in previous roles


Salary - £30,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience

Company pension

Company car

Training and CPD budget

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