Transport First Line Manager

Up to £26455 per annum + Bonus
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport First Line Manager to join the team of a large National Warehouse, Distribution company based in Coventry. As a Transport First Line Manager your duties will include: Supporting the Transport Manager in managing all aspects of the transport operation. Ensuring seamless link between transport and operations. Managing day to day scheduling and planning of the transport operation. Maintaining client KPIs and ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised at all times. Continually review all areas of the transport operation looking for improvement in order to achieve operational excellence. Being responsible for the management of vehicle maintenance and compliance in line with legislation and company policy. Maintaining driver records and supporting the management team with the introduction and acceptance of new policies and procedures. Compliance with Health and Safety policy. Interfacing with warehouse, customer services, inventory and contractors to maintain operational efficiencies. Operational continuous improvement. The ideal Transport First Line Manager will have the following skills and experience: Experience of working in a transport environment or similar. The ability to work on your initiative and work well as part of a team and an individual. Experience with people management. Good IT skills – Excel / Word. Proven experience with planning and forecasting. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Customer focused with a flexible attitude. Transport operations qualification (CPC or equivalent) is desirable. This is a temporary to permanent position, working Monday to Friday. The shift is rotating Mornings and afternoon (weekly). 04.00am – 12.00pm / 11.30am – 19.30pm. In return, the Transport First Line Manager will receive a salary up to £26455 per annum plus a bonus. The first stage of the application process is to apply online. Candidate Source Ltd is an Advertising Agency working on behalf of an Employment Agency. By applying for this position you are giving us permission to pass your CV and covering letter to a third party in relation to this specific vacancy. A full copy of our privacy policy can be viewed on our website. This job was originally posted as