Transport Manager

£33,000 - £38,000

Location: Lancaster

Job reference: 441359


Job Summary

Excellent opportunity to join one of the UKs leading general haulage company.

Role Responsibilities

  • Effectively organise and manage a team of planners, drivers and vehicles
  • Be first point of contact for any problems that might arise - requiring expert communication skills
  • Develop customer relationships, dealing with queries and complaints calmly and decisively
  • Be aware of all transport legislation and procedures to ensure Company compliance
  • Allocate and record resources and movements on the transport planning system Investigating and interviewing post incident and / or accident reports
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of budgets and financial controls, legislation and relevant fleet controls
  • Implement transport strategies
  • Manage staffing levels effectively
  • To adhere to the Companys agreed expenditure authorisation policy and process without exception.
  • Ensure Rostas effectively resourced to minimise RDW and overtime payments
  • Ensure cost effective planning maximising commercial return
  • Support the Driver Trainer and Compliance / Health and Safety Manager
  • Be safety conscious with a full knowledge of transport operations and vehicles
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities across the Company as required
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required, consistent with the nature and level of the post.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Previous experience managing a large transport team
  • Ability to plan and organise self and a team to achieve maximum targets is essential
  • A positive attitude with the ability to make things happen 
  • Excellent communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team is essential.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
  • Essential Qualifications: CPC / ISOH or NEBOSH

 

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