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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   4 July 2018
  • Location :   LL12 0TU, Llay, Wrexham
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208178010
  • Company :   CV-Library
Stalbridge Laundry, part of the JSG linen division are seeking a
talented individual to take on the role of Transport Manager
overseeing a busy and challenging department. This is very much a
hands-on role, in which you will provide vital support to the
business, working closely with the General Manager, Customer Service
and Loading Departments to ensure we provide highly accurate, on-time
deliveries to our customers. We have c.18 Sprinter Vans and 7.5 tonne
on a fixed linen delivery and collection schedule to customers across
North/Mid Wales, Manchester, Liverpool & Cheshire and the surrounding
area from our Wrexham base.

The ideal candidate will have a manufacturing or logistics background
and be an experienced manager of a high performing team. We are
looking for an organised and committed individual to drive improved
performance in the team in a fast growing business.

The successful candidate will be required to: -

* Take overall responsibility for the organisation of the Transport
Department and provide strategic advice and planning support to
the Transport Supervisor;

* Be responsible for managing all drivers, including van drivers,
scheduling of rotas, rest days and so on in conjunction with the
Transport Supervisor;

* Manage recruitment and selection of drivers in conjunction with
the HR Department;

* Ensure the Company complies fully with all Ministry of Transport
and VOSA legislation and requirements;

* Evaluate and review daily route scheduling and ensure efficiency
in designated routes;

* Ensure safe systems of working for all staff under your
responsibility including provision of all manual handling and
other training activities;

* Work within monthly financial budget constraints;

* Monitor and manage individual staff performance and provide
coaching and training as well as deal effectively with any
performance or disciplinary matters in conjunction with the HR
team

* be prepared to be flexible with hours worked

* be qualified to National CPC level as a minimum

In return, we will offer a competitive salary depending on experience
and the opportunity to work in a long-term, stable, growing business,
where there will be opportunities for career progression over the
years ahead.

If you wish to apply for this role, please send a CV and details of
your current salary

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