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Transport Manager - Middlesex

  • Job added:   9 January 2020
  • Salary:   £30000/annum
  • Location:   Middlesex
  • County:   Greater London
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   211494045
  • Company:   CV-Library
Core Hours of Work - Monday to Friday, Office Hours

Contracted Hours - 40 hours per week

Salary - £30,000 per annum

This is a 6 month fixed term contract

What Is The Role?

Joining us as a Transport Manager, you will monitoring fleet compliance such as vehicle defects/accidents, driver working hours and servicing/maintenance

In this interesting and challenging role you will be responsible for:

Working closely alongside the site management team to ensure operational efficiency and the achievement of KPIs

Liaising with external suppliers to ensure the effective use of hire vehicles, subcontractors and additional resource

Controlling drivers on the road activities ensuring collections being passed over, drivers calling in, vehicle breakdowns being notified and any necessary action taken

Ensuring that any guaranteed services traffic in particular Timed Deliveries are delivered and liaising with the Depot/Operations Manager, where any difficulties arise in this area

Controlling and undertaking driver debriefing

To ensure fuel dispensing systems are operational and accurate records are kept of any fuel drawn off during the day operation

Assisting the Depot Management in carrying out induction (to include relevant Operational and Health and Safety procedures), training and improving the standard of Supervisors and staff within the depot

Benefits?

As part of our team, you'll have:

Full induction and training during your employment

Access to our Colleague Assistance Programme, where you can speak to a trained counsellor on any issues including, money troubles, alcohol and drug abuse, illness, relationship difficulties or bereavement which may be affecting you at home or work

Unique online system, collating pay slips and other information

Refer a friend scheme: Earn up to £500 for referrals

A range of employee benefits, such as Holiday Discounts, Sharesave Scheme & Pure Gym Discounts

Promotion opportunities

Who Are We Looking For?

You will demonstrate good people management skills as well as a track record of success in a similar position within a fast paced environment. You will also be able to demonstrate:

Demonstrable background of success in meeting and exceeding targets and delivering an outstanding client experience

Must have Transport Manager CPC

Practical knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety regulations

People management and leadership experience

Comfortable, willing and able to lead by example and also adopt a practical hands-on approach when required

Previous experience within the Parcel Freight industry

What Happens Next?

If your initial application is successful, you will be contacted by one of our specialist, in-house Recruiters. They will talk you through the role and answer any questions you may have. An interview will then be arranged in the depot at a suitable time. If successful the Recruitment Team will guide you through the process up until your first day, where you will have a full induction into the company and continued support from your depot

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