Transport Manager

  • Location:

    Grangemouth, Falkirk

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Scott McArthur

  • Contact email:

    scott.mcarthur@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/552964

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-04

  • Start date:

    27/02/2020 17:09:08

A 12 month fixed term contract exists for a Transport Manager with our client, who is a global leader in providing specialist bulk logistics for a variety of industries.

Your main role , whilst ensuring safety and standards are achieved, is to make the business an industry leader in driver relations management, whilst ensuring that the P&L accounts for the site are fully met.


Main duties include:

* Complete duties in accordance with the Company Health and Safety Policy
* Lead from the front, promoting the highest standards of safety.
* Investigate every incident promptly (attending incidents where necessary as per the Company's emergency response Rota). Complete reports as required and in line with Company timeframes.
* As nominated Transport Manager on the Operator's Licence, ensuring that all drivers and vehicles within the job holder's sphere of responsibility remain compliant with all regulatory requirements and internal policies/procedures.
* Demonstrate the highest standards of integrity, leadership and fairness at all times whilst always ensuring the Company Values are upheld.
* Where necessary, undertake formal disciplinary, grievance and absence management proceedings in line with Company Policy.
* Contribute, and subsequently ensure adherence, to all aspects of the contract KPI's, ensuring positive working relationships are maintained
* Provide advanced notice of potential shortfalls (drivers / equipment) with such notice allowing time to remedy.
* The jobholder has a responsibility to coach, manage and motivate staff to reach their full potential.

Essential:

* Hold a full UK driving license.
* Have experience working in the transport industry.
* Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
* Be proficient in reporting, utilising Microsoft packages
* Be CPC qualified, or hold other transport industry qualifications.

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