Transport Manager

Heads Recruitment Ltd
£28k - 34k per year
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Transport Manager Salford - £28,000-£34,000 per annum Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (flexibility on hours as required) The Role To coordinate and oversee the transport operations of a multi-drop fleet. Planning, coordinating and controlling collections/deliveries to build customer relationships and meet organisational needs. Responsibilities - Ensuring collections/deliveries are completed on the right day/time and by the right vehicle - Routing and rerouting existing and new work - Playing a key role in HR issues - Training new staff, ensuring all staff are trained to operate vehicle equipment safely and effectively - Ensuring all operational demands are met through appropriate staffing levels , taking into account holidays and absences - Provide KPI’s and other measurable reports for Directors - Responsible for vehicle checks ensuring vehicles meet legal requirements - Responsible for route audits, tool box talks and regular meetings with supervisors and drivers - Attend site visits to new and existing customers - Review fleet management software regularly for tracking routes and to identify driver improvements - Work alongside the customer care manager to ensure that driver debriefs are being carried out to meet company and legal requirements - Responsible for checking invoices for accuracy on a monthly basis - Driver accompaniments when necessary - Identify and implement strategies to improve quality of service, productivity and profitability - Liaise with management to implement growth strategy - Ensure company compliance of all transport related policies, to include, but not limited to: operator’s licence, govern vehicle safety, controls on fuels emissions, driver’s law ect. - Ensure health and safety policies and procedures are followed Candidate Requirements - Must have a CPC National - Must be familiar with multi drop routing - Experience within the waste industry (beneficial but not essential) - Experience using a transport MRP such as paragon or road runner - Experience with route planning - Ideally the candidate will have previously worked with invoices and been involved in their signing off This job was originally posted as