Transport Manager

Location
Avonmouth
Salary
GBP24000 - GBP27000 per annum +
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
13853590/001
Contact
Sean Haggarty
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A national stockist and distributor is looking for a Transport Manager to join their growing team at their site in Avonmouth.

Client Details

Our client is a nationally renowned stockist distributor who a boast a prestigious client portfolio. They are looking for a Transport Manager to join their professional outfit in Avonmouth.

Description

  • Managing 14 Drivers and 13 Vehicles - x3 7.5 Tonne and 10 vans
  • Focused on maintaining and establishing an effective, happy and reliable fleet of Drivers
  • Develop a distribution operation with suitable fleet profile, utilising outsourced solutions where financially/environmentally appropriate in order to satisfy customer demand.
  • Manage company facilities in line with that profile and the requirements of the business continuity plan
  • Arranging vehicle maintenance, MOTs and relations with vehicle providers.
  • Organising vehicle replacements
  • Ensure all vehicles and drivers conform to relevant health and safety and Road Traffic legislation
  • Ensure route planning and vehicle loading is appropriate and suggest improvements where possible
  • Direct the effectiveness of private, third party and contract carriage systems
  • Contribute to the development and communication of transport policies and procedures
  • Develop key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the transport operations
  • Conduct investigations to determine causes of accidents to improve safety procedures
  • Remain current with latest transportation technology systems and procedures
  • Advise management team on the interpretation and likely impact of developments in relevant legislation and best practice

Profile

  • Previous Transport Management experience within the FMCG industry;
  • Previous experience in managing all aspects of Transport in specific the disciplined control of Drivers and Controllers;
  • A motivating supervising style to achieve objectives and meet targets;
  • A reviewer of practices and procedures with the goal of improving these processes;
  • Disciplined approach to all paperwork and documentation;
  • Computer literate;
  • Commercial knowledge of transport and distribution, and;
  • Previous knowledge and experience within an FMCG environment.

Job Offer

Salary:

  • £24,000 - £27,000 (dependant on experience)

Hours:

  • 07:00 - 16:30 - (must be flexible)

Shifts:

  • Monday - Friday

Benefits:

  • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, Share Scheme, Company Discounts