Transport Manager

£40,000 - £45,000

Location: Manchester

Job reference: 441710

Job Summary

Due to their continued success my client is recruiting for a highly motivated Transport Manager to support the Depot Manager with Driver & Vehicle compliance, collection and co-ordination of the activities of their distribution services for their North West Depot. This is a unique opportunity for a motivated and hands-on individual to join one of the UKs most exciting online retailers, offering unparalleled choice, value for money, customer service and a range of convenient delivery options.

Role Responsibilities

  • Control Tachograph reports and records of actions required
  • Maintain Vehicle & Driver compliance in accordance with regulation
  • Calculate and record core and agency 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 drivers 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
  • Work according to the Safe Systems of Work (SSOW) at all times.
  • To open up & lock up the depot as and when required

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience organising Vehicle & Driver Compliance within a Transport environment
  • Previous warehouse/distribution experience is essential along with experience of coordinating an inbound/outbound department.
  • You will have sound IT/PC equipment skills including WMS systems and excellent MS office skills.
  • Experience with planning & distribution software
  • Customer Service skills are central to the company, so you will have experience with 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 timeculture
  • 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 (Warehouse Loaders, operational managers, HR Department etc.) as well as a willingness to contribute extra effort and energy to co-operate with others in depot.
  • National Transport Manager CPC - Minimum
  • IOSHH or the ability to work towards this qualification 0333 023 0045


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