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Transport Manager - Waste Industry

  • Job added:   5 November 2020
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   LS25, Morley, City and Borough of Leeds
  • County:   West Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212700559
  • Company:   CV-Library
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Transport Manager

Based: South Milford Leeds

Salary - £35,000 -£40,000 basic dependant on experience

This is an exciting opportunity for a Transport Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Transport department consisting of Operating a fleet of Curtain-siders, skips, tankers, bulkers and bin rounds.

MUST BE DGSA Qualified

Role & Responsibilities

* Responsible for vehicle & driver compliance, and collection and co-ordination of the activities of our transport services.

* Control Tachograph reports and records of actions required

* Maintain vehicle & driver compliance in accordance with UK regulation

* Calculate and record driver hours on a weekly basis. Maintain tachograph analysis records and file them in line with the legislation.

* Maintain fleet records in line with company policy and legislation

* Update driver hours, holiday, and sickness onto the appropriate records

* Correct planning of routes using a computer-based planning system

* Deal with customer service issues that may arise

* Always work according to the Safe Systems of Work (SSOW)

* Bookings in and out.

Required Skills & Experience:

* DGSA Qualified

* Networking - Back loads

* Previous experience routing and organising vehicle & driver compliance within a transport environment.

* Networking - Back loads.

* Previous yard experience is essential along with experience of coordinating an inbound/outbound haulage.

* You will have sound IT/PC equipment skills including excellent MS office knowledge.

* Experience with planning & distribution software.

* Customer service skills are central to the company, so you will have experience in dealing with clients and drivers in a clear and calm manner. You will have the ability to pay attention to detail and maintain a ‘right first time’ culture.

* Previous experience within Investigation & DP processes.

* Previous experience working with H & S and Risk Assessments.

* You will have the ability to build effective working relationships with different groups (yard Loaders, operational managers, HR Department etc.) as well as a willingness to contribute extra effort and energy to co-operate with others in the depot.

* National & International Transport Manager CPC – Minimum.

* IOSHH or the ability to work towards this qualification.

Due to the rural location of the site a full UK driving license is also required.

Hours: Monday to Friday – 7am - 5pm Occasional Saturday

Your experience and skills will be rewarded with an exceptional salary and benefits package together with terrific prospects.

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