Transport First Line Manager

DHL Supply Chain
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Transport First Line Manager Ref: req31178 Position: Transport First Line Manager Location: Marsh Leys, Bedford Customer: Argos Grade: RCS O Salary: £25,500- £27,500 Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time) Closing Date for Applications: 21st October 2016 These are exciting times at DHL and we are currently seeking an exceptional candidate to join us as a Transport First Line Manager Responsible for and effective management of the 7 day Customer Service Centres encompassing the Home Delivery in order to achieve the delivery of a high quality and cost efficient service to our customers Responsible for the operation of the Transport operations at Basingstoke CSC Ensure legislative compliance in all relevant areas Key Responsibilities in this role will include: Management of the scheduling and planning of the transport operation, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels met Ensure the sites consistently meets the customer expectations in relation to service and quality, ensuring that operational processes & SOPs are followed consistently and that performance targets are achieved or exceeded Recruitment, management and development of drivers and transport team including succession planning Ensure delivery of agreed budget /cost efficiency targets through effective financial management Compliance with company and local statutory obligations regarding working time legislation, operator licensing, Health and Safety and Quality Management Achievement of customer service levels in line with contractual agreement for Home Delivery Ensure that the Company's health and safety policies and obligations are adhered to and that all Safe Systems of Work are adhered to Ensure compliance with road transport legislation Lead and develop the transport team whilst promoting a positive environment of continuous improvement Key skills and experience in this role will include: Experience in a Supply Chain business is essential 2 years experience managing teams is essential 2 years in transport management role is desirable Knowledge and experience of Transport legislation GCSE/O Level or equivalent Secondary Level is essential Transport operations qualification (CPC National and International) is desirable Logistics Management qualification is desirable What will you get in return? As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE. What you'll need to do next? If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application. Facts and Figures Division V7, SUPPLY CHAIN Employment Type Permanent Full-Time Business Unit DHL Supply Chain UK Contract Type Permanent (Full-Time) Location Marsh Leys Working Hours Job Type Freight Transportation Shift Requirement Day time only Career Level Team Leaders & Managers Relocation Offered Responsible for Travel Required No Business Travel Reports to CSC Manager Travel Extent None Target Hire Date 10/22/2016 Work Permit Required Yes This job was originally posted as