Transport Operation Manager

GBP28000.00 - GBP32000.00 per annum +
15 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Colin Leach
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Transport Operation Manager / Preston / £28,000 - £32,000

Your new company

You will join a historic and fast paced Transport business

Your new role

You will be managing people, processes and systems to ensure transport operations throughout the Preston depot run at maximum efficiency. Key duties include-

  • Managing a team of planners, administrators & drivers
  • Route and load planning
  • Driver and client liaison
  • Ensuring that the most effective routes are used by drivers decreasing travel time between destinations
  • Look to improve internal systems and processes within the transport department
  • Forecast possible problems throughout the transport routes, plan and amend routes accordingly
  • Implement continuous improvement throughout the transport department
  • Travelling to other depots within the company as necessary
  • Ensure operator license compliance at all times

What you'll need to succeed

This role would suit a driven and professional candidate who has 3+ years of being a Transport Manager or Transport Planner. This experience will include the following attributes & experience-

  • Must be a strong and personable people manager
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure collaboration between internal and external teams
  • Ability to deliver results on time and budget to a high standard
  • Able to optimise delivery of a project from a logistical standpoint
  • CPC International
  • Current HGV 1 Licence 7.5 Tonne & Drivers CPC (Not essential)

What you'll get in return

£28,000 - £32,000

What you need to do now

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