Transport Operational Manager

  • Location:

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Logistics, Transport

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joe Bowen

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    01/08/2019 15:41:29

Transport Operation Manager


£38,000 - £45,000 + Bonus

Monday - Friday

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain statutory compliance for trailer, vehicle and driver hour regulations
  • Contact customers and meet delivery deadlines and customer expectations
  • O Licence Holder for the Warrington depot
  • Overseeing a team of 4 x Transport Shift Managers and 4 Transport Supervisors
  • Manage fleet utilisation and legal compliance to O Licence requirements.
  • Ensure compliance of the operation to Quality systems, industry standards and legal requirements.
  • Promote high standards of hygiene and housekeeping, ensuring compliance to all legislative Health & Safety requirements.
  • Provide leadership; encouraging a learning environment whilst developing staff.
  • Ensure efficient planning, reviewing and communication of operational requirement and change
  • To ensure legal compliance with all agency staff
  • Proactively seek ways of cost reducing and making use of all resources
  • Manage the performance of the fleet in order to ensure maximum operational efficiency and service excellence
  • Demonstrate the expected behaviours and standards of a people leader to help recruit, engage and develop the capability of our people and generate the right customer service culture for our business
  • Investigate all MSI's (Most Serious Infringements) and produce detailed report for each occasion they occur
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
  • Manage all P&L/KPI's, direct costs, productivity and compliance objectives

Skills Required:

  • CPC Qualification (essential)
  • Transport Management experience of a fleet exceeding 20 HGV's
  • Have demonstrable leadership experience and be an effective communicator across all levels
  • H&S, Compliance and Fleet management experience
  • Professional and friendly manner towards both customers and colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Logical way of thinking

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