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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   10 February 2021
  • Salary:   £35000/annum
  • Location:   Chepstow, Monmouthshire
  • County:   Gwent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213160533
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager


£35,000 P/A


Opportunity for a Transport Manager to join our client based in Chepstow on a permanent basis

Smartpro are working in partnership with their client- a Specialist Milk Haulage Company who are recruiting for a Transport Manager to join them on a permanent basis. You will have direct responsibility for day to day management and supervision of the company drivers. This is a high management position which will see you responsible for a fleet size of approx. 23 HGVs across 3 Depots

Key Responsibilities:

* Work alongside the Operations Manager to ensure targets are being achieved

* Providing cover for logistics planning

* Supporting operations manager and workshop manager

* Ensure all legal compliance is in conjunction with the Fleet team

* Supervision of drivers

* Carry out internal and external audits of employees and work areas

* Oversee and manage the driver recruitment process

* Ensure all HR files are maintained and up to date

* Be the main point of contact for driver issues

* Responsible for vehicle and license checks

* Management and identification of training needs

* Liaison with training providers

* Implement safety and quality standards

* Be involved in disciplinary management, safety forums and driver holiday management

* Be responsible for driver performance

* Oversee Tachograph management

* Conduct investigation and disciplinary procedures

* Monitor fleet equipment

Experience Requirements:

* Transport Manager CPC required

* Previous experience essential

* Background within a Freight/Logistics environment

* Strong communication skills

* Confident managing a large team of drivers

* Strong management experience

* Experience in driver legislation such as Tachograph

An up to date CV is required to apply

We try to contact every Applicant, however unfortunately at times we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future

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