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Transport Manager - Transport Manager

  • Job added:   2 January 2019
  • Salary:   £25000 - £30000/annum + Holiday + Pension
  • Location:   Knutsford, Winsford, Macclesfield, Stockport, Manchester
  • County:   Cheshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209237991
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager


£25,000 to £30,000 + Holiday + Pension

Monday to Friday, Typically office hours, but flexibility to work outside of standard hours required

Transport Manager required for leading manufacturing company who can offer an excellent opportunity to join well established company and become an essential member of the management team.

The Transport Manager role will suit candidates from ANY transport related background who have experience managing a small team of drivers and a small fleet of vehicles. You will need to hold Transport Manager CPC and ideally hold a class 1 and class 2 license, to cover driver absence. You will need to be confident working directly with the MD. You will need to be confident managing drivers to ensure all safety checks are correctly carried out and dealing with garages to ensure all servicing of vehicles is correct and accurately invoiced.

The Role will involve managing a team of 5 drivers and 6 vehicles day today. You will need to make sure all drivers schedules are up to date, hours are correctly logged (with fuel cards), drivers are carrying out full safety checks and logging any incidents and manage appraisal and disciplinary procedures. You will need to be able to check all legal requirements of drivers and the fleet are being met and be able to query any discrepancies. Check all vehicle servicing is up to date and all problems are rectified. You will also work with the MD to establish the most efficient and cost effective routes for deliveries. Supporting loading and unloading of trucks and supporting customer collections/supplier deliveries and managing the loading area and bays safely, effectively and efficiently. On occasion you might be required to cover driver absence and cover some driving responsibility.

The Role:

* Managing small team of 5 drivers and 6 vehicles
* Ensure all driver and vehicle safety and legal legislation is adhered too
* Manage drivers day to day including appraisals and disciplinaries

The Candidate:

* Hold a Transport Manager CPC
* Ideally hold a Class 1 and Class 2 license
* Confident managing a small team of drivers and working directly with external service companies

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