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Job title: Transport Shift Manager (Nights)
Location: Oswestry
Sector: Manufacturing, Driving & Industrial
Specialism: Logistics
Job type: Temporary
Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 - 17:34
Contact: John Wilson
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Transport Shift Manager (Nights)

Temporary: £23,000 to £25,000 per annum


Transport Shift Manager (Nights)

£23,000 - £25,000

Temp - Perm

4 on 4 off (Nights 18.00 - 06.00)

Oswestry, North Wales

We are looking for a Transport Shift Manager who can work within a faced paced, high pressure environment. The role involves managing a fleet of 25 Arctic's and 40 x trailers across 24/7 UK Operation. The ideal candidate would have a transport background, be flexible, driven, pro active and have excellent organisational skills.

Key Responsibilities

* Booking/Planning cost efficient and effective routes
* Downloading tachos
* To be the main liaison point between customer and drivers
* Strong communicator and ability to build strong business relationships with both customers and staff.
* Working towards KPI targets.
* Time management.
* Staff management in keeping with brand standards.
* Staff appraisals and training.
* Ensure all staff meet the expectations and deliver a high quality of service.
* Customer services.
* Establish a handover clearly stating all the daily business productivity.
* Consistently strive to achieve accuracy levels for the client.
* Assess journey times against plan and search for improvement.
* Ensure all operational data is met under strict compliance.
* Fully compliant with working time directive and transport legislation.

Skills and Experience

* Excellent communication skills
* Can work in a high pressure faced paced environment
* Experience working in transport
* Logical way of thinking
* Computer literate
* Drivers hours and regulations knowledge (CPC desirable)
* Compliant and accurate.
* High standards of productivity.
* Working to achieve and over achieve goals.
* High levels of customer service.
* Professional attitude.
* Team player.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Problem solver.
* Flexible with working patterns

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.


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