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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   26 July 2018
  • Salary :   £25000 - £35000/annum
  • Location :   Canvey Island
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208321563
  • Company :   CV-Library
BJD have been engaged to find a dedicated Transport Manager for a Buildings Distributer in Basildon. Salary on offer is between £25,000 and £40,000 dependant on experience.

The Company

The company is a well-known building distributer. Monday – Friday shift with an early finish each day. Saturday mornings required, however this is paid at an overtime rate.

The Role

As a Transport Manager, you will be responsible for the Transport Operation, managing a Multi Drop operation with a variety of Heavy Building Goods. Therefore Load Planning experience is essential and you will be managing a fleet of around 10 Vehicles.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage Transport Operation

• Plan vehicle routes using bespoke systems as well as manual planning where required

• Enhance profitability by highlighting cost reduction improvements and identify new opportunities

• Multi drop local deliveries

• Liaise with the team to ensure that store service levels are consistently met and take appropriate action where necessary

• Produce daily collection and delivery schedules for the next working day

The Person

You will be a dedicated Transport Manager used to dealing with all aspects of Load Planning, and team management of self employed drivers and client management in a fast paced environment. You must have:

• CPC Ideally

• Building Distribution Experience

• Expert local geographical knowledge.

• Multi Drop experience

• A driven transport professional willing to work hard.

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Location is based in Basildon

Easily commutable from:

• Benfleet

• Wickford

• Canvey Island

• Grays

• Canewdon

Package and Prospects

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company who have an excellent reputation for developing talent.

On offer is a salary is up to £40,000 dependant on experience.

As the leading Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Production recruitment specialist we provide a range of services tailored to deliver resourcing solutions to clients needs.

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