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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   15 May 2020
  • Salary:   £35000/annum Pension, parking
  • Location:   CV5, Canley, Coventry
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212047055
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager

West Midlands


The company

Leading privately-owned manufacturer of consumer products for the Food Storage and Preparation, Housewares, Storage and Gardening sectors, which prides itself on its customer service and responsiveness.

The role

Managing an in house mixed fleet of 20 vehicles and 15 Class1 and Class2 drivers, route planning and completing on time deliveries to national retail clients, wholesalers and distributors

Key responsibilities

* Fleet management

* VOSA compliance

* Driver recruitment and retention

* MOTs and vehicle inspections

* Monitor driver’s hours and ensure driver’s hours legislation compliance

* Tacho management

* Manage defect system

* Meeting KPI’s and Service Levels

* Respond to customer needs positively

* Develop and maintain a ‘customer service’ culture

The candidate

* At least 1-2 years experience of managing a transport operation in a busy FMCG environment

* Ideally, experience of dealing with major retailers, wholesalers and distributors

* Excel and Word proficient

* Ideally CPC qualified, but not essential

* Knowledge of transport legislation

* Pro-active, hands on manager

This vacancy offers candidates an opportunity for a step up in their career with a company in the West Midlands with very exciting growth opportunities

Please note that we endeavour to reply to all applications received but this is not always possible owing to the large number of applications we receive. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, you should assume your application has been unsuccessful

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