Transport Manager

  • Location:

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Joe Bowen

  • Contact email:

    joe.bowen@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/512448

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-10

  • Startdate:

    05/02/2019 11:08:28

Transport Manager

£30,000 - £33,000

Deeside

Monday - Friday 0800 - 1700

Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Discounted Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Contributory Personal Pension Plan
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Discount Scheme and many high street retailers

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a team of 3 x Traffic Despatchers and 2 x Driver Trainers
  • Responsible for the legal compliance for a fleet of 25 Class one vehicles based throughout the North West
  • Monitor and enforce Health and Safety throughout the site
  • Comply with legal requirements and company policies
  • Ensure the safe delivery of products and the administration of paperwork to a high quality standard
  • Manage the timely scheduling of maintenance for vehicles and equipment
  • Plan and maintain appropriate training for all personnel to required standards
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
  • Conduct regular auditing to ensure full compliance with vehicle management/servicing schedules
  • Establish effective relationships with external suppliers

Skills Required:

  • CPC - Essential
  • Previous experience as a Transport Management level
  • Proven experience with managing a busy transport planning office
  • Professional and friendly manner towards both customers and colleagues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and creative
  • Paragon route scheduling experience (desirable

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