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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   17 November 2020
  • Location:   Bristol
  • County:   Bristol (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212764280
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our customers and colleagues are at the very heart of what we do.  To achieve this, we employ exceptional people who are engaged and rewarded for the value they bring to the organisation and who are able to demonstrate our leading behaviours – Be bold in what you do, be flexible and agile, and make a positive difference. 

We are currently looking to recruit a Transport Manager to oversee the logistics within branch, managing the driver and planners and overseeing the planning and delivery of orders to our customers through ensuring efficient usage and coordination of all the fleet assets.
We offer a great opportunity to build your career in a market leading business, along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, a great pension, life insurance and a share save scheme.
What does the role involve?
As Transport Manager, you will overlook the planning and management of all matters related to the Drivers, including vehicle service & MOT planning, staff planning, coaching and mentoring of your Drivers.  Your remit will also oversee vehicle maintenance and managing the fleet movements using the Transport Planning Tool. There is a strong emphasis on inter-branch communications ensuring visibility in the daily/weekly delivery requirements so that all delivery schedules are achieved in-line with target KPI’s for the branches within the cluster.
The successful candidate will require:
•    Strong leadership and communication skills with strong business acumen and the ability to liaise internally across departments
•    proven knowledge of fleet operations and an detailed understanding of health & safety and legal compliance
•    knowledge of vehicle scheduling, and first class customer care skills
•    A leader with drive, passion and enthusiasm to make this operation the best in class
About us…
SIG Plc. is a leading supplier of specialist building materials to trade customers across Europe with strong positions in its core markets as a specialist distributor of insulation and interiors products

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