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Job Title

Transport Manager

Reference13892613001_225873
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CityStoke on Trent
LocationsStaffordshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted29 January 2018

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The client is currently going through a period a growth and is looking for a passionate transport manager in who be based in Stoke on Trent. You will be a strong leader who will be able to inspire a team with excellent communication skills.

Client Details

The client is currently going through a period a growth and is looking to expand its transport structure based in Stoke on Trent.

One of their core business ideals is to put the customer at the heart of what they do, listening and treating each other with respect.

Description



Responsibilities of the Transport Manager



Manage the day to day activity within the Transport Hub including liaising with drivers, be responsible for personnel, monitoring their progress and being their first point of contact should a problem arise making communication skills vital.

Manage the change process to include clarifying best practice and demonstrating the behaviours that will signify the new way of working.

Liaising up and down the chain of command to ensure that there is a clear line of communication so that the message from the board is clear on the shop floor.

Responsible for organising and overseeing all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to both company and statutory requirements.

Provide leadership, give work instructions and monitor the performance of traffic dispatcher's drivers and operatives, i.e. Review of Depot KPI's- Service, Safety and Profitability.

Manage, motivate, train and develop team as required.

Deal effectively with under performance, implementing disciplinary procedures as appropriate

Vehicle management, including liaison with fleet, safe vehicle operations, wheel security, monitor vehicle gross weights.

Contribute toward ongoing cost control, actively seeking to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs, increasing margin and meeting budget targets set.






Profile

The successful Transport Manager

Will be a strong leader who will be able to inspire a team with excellent communication skills.

Used to working in a fast pace environment

Have the ability to demonstrate a track record of delivering excellence and facilitating change within B2B environment.

Holds a CPC

Would be advantageous if you come from a Ambient/ Chilled food/ Multi temperature or Pharma background

People and health & safety management experience

Demonstrable experience of successful resource management / cost control

Will be passionate about growth and development

Experience with new site start up would be ideal

Proven track record of working to clearly defined service delivery KPI's




Job Offer

An excellent package of £37,000 - £40,000 for the right candidate

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