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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   12 October 2018
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Skelmersdale, Lancashire
  • County:   Lancashire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208805484
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager


£35,000 - £45,000

Hours: 07.30 - 17.00 hrs, Supporting Weekends, On call

My client is currently looking for an energetic, innovative and dynamic transport manager, who has a proven track record in managing a highly commercial operation in a fast-paced environment.

Must have experience of effectively running a successful transport and be used to operating in a high pressured environment.


* Responsible for getting the right products in the right quantities, to the right locations all at the right time.

* In charge of the day to day operations of the transport department.

* Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles and being their first point of contact.

* Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles.

* Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures to do with tachograph etc.

* Making sure that all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained and serviced.

* Arranging for the induction and training off all new staff.

* Regularly liaising with the delivery manager to ensure a smooth running of both departments.

* Identifying operational issues, potential problems and opportunities.

* Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently.

* Appraising staff performance and also taking disciplinary measures when required.

* Ensuring all site and customer objectives are achieved.

* Responsible for all H&S investigations.

Professional Experience

* Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation.

* Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.

* Experience of Budgets and Financial controls.

* Knowledgeable in all process compliance areas including; Legislative, Productivity, Quality and Service.

* Comprehensive understanding all of areas of the supply chain.

* Full understanding of transport operational systems.

* FMCG background and hold a National CPC.

For a confidential discussion about this role, contact Katie Shaw at Ideal Recruit

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