Transport Manager

Andy File Associates
£30,000 per annum Company Pension/ Healthcare plan/ 22 days holiday ra
10 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position. Our client is a market leader in their field, very well established with branches across the UK, providing an excellent standard of services to UK based customers operating in a wide cross-section of industries, from multiple-site multinationals to small local businesses. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Transport Manager, to manage a department consisting of 27 staff and 22 rigid vehicles ranging from 7.5t to 18t. Reporting to the general manager you will be responsible for the efficient delivery of the company's goods and services to our customer base throughout Yorkshire. The ideal Candidate will possess proven route planning and driver management skills as well as full understanding of Operator licensing obligations. Working within set budgets and managing suppliers, to ensure maintenance requirements are met as well as capable to suggesting improvement and innovative ideas to maximise the service to customers. Summary of the role: To ensure that all commercial vehicles are maintained in accordance with FTA regulations, current legislation, and to the manufacturer's recommendations To ensure that the Routeman's message pad procedure is operated and maintained to customer service satisfaction levels To ensure each days items are loaded/unloaded from the vehicles and delivered and returned to customers according to the agreement To plan routes cost effectively To establish and maintain good customer relations and act as a liaison between Customer and Company To fully utilise the As400 computer system as appropriate To recruit drivers in consultation with the General Manager To provide on-going training for all drivers from start of service and throughout their employment and regularly review their training and development Must possess and Full clean current driving licence A CPC qualification would be a distinct advantage Benefits to include: 22 days holiday rising to 25 days with service Healthcare plan Company Pension scheme Hours Mon - Friday Mon - Wed - 8:00am - 4:30pm Thurs - 8:00am - 4:00am Frid - 8:00am - 3:00pm Management required to stay back on a Friday on a rota basis to support the customer service team. This job was originally posted as