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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   14 October 2020
  • Location:   Derrylin, Fermanagh and Omagh
  • County:   County Fermanagh
  • Job Type:   Temporary
  • Reference:   212589510
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager (Job Ref 116)

Derrylin, Enniskillen, UK

About the role

To oversee the transport operation including all activities relating to HGV drivers, fleet administration and despatch administration. To provide full transport management across all sites with a full UK, Ireland and EU remit. Provide an efficient and effective service to the batch plant, meeting their requirements by co-ordinating and delivering raw materials in a timely manner. To ensure adequate skilled resource is available to deliver all required customer orders. To meet the company's service targets, completing safety and quality audits, ensuring that the business provides the best service to all our customers and positively impacting on business results.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Work very closely with the warehouse team in terms of providing an excellent overall service to the customer

* Ensure all processes and procedures are adhered to by the team

* Control staff schedules ensuring the provision of trained colleagues are available to the workload demands in line with budgetary targets

* Responsible for all aspects relating to the management of the transport teams in Derrylin, Ballyconnell and Elton including; effective supervision, training and development, health & safety of the team

* Ensure effective plans are provided to the warehouse teams to meet our customer requirements

* Ensure that all fleet and equipment have current licences and are fully compliant with the required service and maintenance schedules and operate within the parameters of the company O licence

* Ensure all despatched loads meet with the legal guidelines and RHA standards

* Provide planned service & maintenance schedules for all HGV's trailers, shunt units, pool cars etc

* Ensure internal/external non-conformance reporting is accurate

* Ensure processes are in place to maintain invoicing and purchasing requirements

* Effective management of colleague relations eg Resource planning, Holiday management, absence management etc.

* Develop and maintain good long term working relationships with internal and external customers across multiple functions, acting as primary transport point contact for site.

* Identify and implement continuous cost improvement projects to maintain competitiveness and achieved advantages with the customer

* Establish and maintain KPI for fleet operations including (but not limited to) mpg, R&M spend, fleet replacement capex requirements

* Ensure compliance with Company Health and Safety Regulations in areas of responsibility


Business Knowledge

* Good level of general education and ability to learn new concepts and principles.

* Professional transport qualification is essential

* Knowledge and previous experience in high pressure Logistics environments, ideally within the food drinks or packaging environments

* Experience of working within a large multinational organisation

* Good commercial acumen

* Ability to demonstrate personal success in the achievement of challenging business targets

Essential Functional/ Technical Skills

* International CPC for Transport Manager

* Company O Licence holder

* Experience in SAP LE modules

* AS400

* Computer Literate

* Effective team management skills

* Strong planning and coordinating skills

* Budgetary control and understanding of business finance

* Excellent negotiation, communication and presentation skills

* Time management skills with the ability to understand peoples motives and what the priorities are.

* Ability to work on short term issues and support colleagues across the business

* Ability to make a significant contribution to the implementation of strategies for the medium and longer term success of the business

* Flexibility to adapt and promote change and ability to learn new skills, concepts and processes.

Company benefits

This is a great opportunity to work with a market leader who offer a great working environment, along with continued growth and investment

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