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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   10 November 2020
  • Salary:   £27000 - £30000/annum
  • Location:   Telford, Telford and Wrekin
  • County:   Shropshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212728648
  • Company:   CV-Library
Insight Employment are seeking a Transport Manager to work for an established distributor of ambient and chilled fine foods based in Telford.
Job Profile:
The role will be based in their new distribution site in Telford, Shropshire and will involve the overall management of their four UK transport depots in Telford, Wetherby, Leighton Buzzard & Dunfermline. You will act as the depot supervisor for Telford, but also spend a significant amount of time at the other sites, managing their depot supervisors/drivers to ensure the smooth running of these depots. Initially the role will be a mixture of organisation, administration, training and dealing with issues as they arise, but we would envisage it could develop into a more strategic role as knowledge and skills build.
Initial training would be at their Dunfermline Head Office for the first 4-6 weeks.
Job overview:
You will report to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for the efficient running of the van-based transport operation to meet business demands. This role will involve the following: -
* Key accountability
* Van legal compliance
* Vehicle maintenance
* Vehicle & other Procurement
* Driving Management & Training
* Transport Operations
* Invoice & general administration
* Managing Relationships
Core Competencies:
Motivation: Focuses energy to make things happen with positive results.
Responsibility: Takes responsibility for actions and brings a similar culture to team.
Judgement: Makes decisions, analyses data, generates new ideas and determines priorities.
Flexibility: Demonstrates the ability to adapt to all situations and to achieve tasks quickly and efficiently and within the set deadlines. Understands and responds to change in the company. Customer first work ethic, which means working outside of normal hours/locations.
Communication: Demonstrates clear, two-way communications at all levels.
Teamwork: Works with and helps others to achieve common standards.
Initiative: Generates ideas and takes action to solve problems.
Qualifications: Full driving licence held for 3yrs+, Counterbalance FLT licence desirable.
27-30k per annum depending on experience + Company Van
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