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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   16 March 2020
  • Location:   Castle Donington
  • County:   Leicestershire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211905521
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager – Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Salary £Competitive + Pension, Health Care and Incentive Scheme

Working for one of the fastest growing Powered Access companies within the UK, you will be heading up and leading the transport department based in Castle Donington. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Controlling the Operator’s Licence and meeting the rules stated on our licences

Reporting on Working time, MPG, speeding data, fuel usage, infringements, missing mileage

Being the point of contact for drivers who have queries regarding their Working Time or infringements

Maintaining a fleet of over 300 vehicles booking PMI’s, MOT’s & services.
Liaising with manufacturers for dispute resolutions
Maintaining the FORS accreditation
Placing orders for new vehicles and arranging disposal of vehicles
Controlling new vehicles coming into fleet and arranging all ancillaries to be fitted

Chairing quarterly transport meetings for senior management  
The hours are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, with one day being an 8.30am–17.30pm day, to ensure there is full cover within the office during depot opening times.

The ideal candidate:

Previous experience as a transport manager would be advantageous
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Methodical and organised
Ability to lead and work within a team
AFI Group is a leading provider of access solutions, from the hire and purchase of access equipment, to accredited training and service / maintenance of machines. With a current network of 27 hire locations across the UK, AFI has a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, 5* Achilles BuildingConfidence, Gold RoSPA award – to name a few).

We offer an excellent benefits package:

23 days holidays per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays
Inclusion in a monthly profit share scheme
An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions (from aged 22, but voluntary enrolment can be made before this age. Opt-out available)

Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary
Healthcare Cash Plan
AFI Rewards
In addition we have invested in an excellent induction programme, and staff training (we currently hold a Gold Investors in People award).

Please note that we operate a 2 stage interview process and online testing to screen candidates

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