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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   12 November 2020
  • Salary:   £30000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Cheadle, Greater Manchester
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212742387
  • Company:   CV-Library
We are currently working with a well-established civil engineering and ground works contractor who require the services of a Plant and Transport Manager.

As a Plant Manager you will manage the day to day running of the company's fleet of vehicles and plant machinery. This is a key role within the business as such you will be expected to have a robust understanding of compliance relating to vehicles, HGVs, and plant.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Manage the day to day running of the company's fleet
Manage insurances
Ensure all drivers complete daily walk round checks, defect checks, plant inspections and record accurately
Report and arrange maintenance on any damage ensure full accident investigation is carried out on how the damage occurred
Arrange all maintenance 6 weekly, mots, loler inspections as required by maintenance schedules
Always keep planner/maintenance schedule up to date
Carry out driving licence CHECKS via DVLA and plant competency checks via CPCS and NPORS
Hiring and off hiring vehicles, plant and shoring equipment monitoring usage and off hire dates and negligence
Monitor hired in plant and shoring equipment
Gain and maintain FORS accreditation, ensure the company complies with DVSA and operator's licence requirements
Manage safe loading and unloading and ensure all drivers are regularly briefed and trained
Ensure drivers compliance with tachographs and driver's hours, regularly educate and train the drivers on compliance
Ensure company policies and procedures are followed
Strategic planning on drivers' routes for cost saving
Manage fuel cards, subscriptions, company branding, PPE, lifting tools etc… cost effectively
Management reporting to directors Candidate specification

Transport manager CPC qualification
Class C License - lorry loader and grab
Commercially aware
Well organised
Self-motivated
At least 8 years' experience managing plant and transport
Must understand plant and machinery, knowledge of different brands, weights and fuel consumption'sFor more information on this role, please contact Scarlet Wilson on (phone number removed)

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