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Transport Shift Manager

Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£26,000 to £27,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted13 April 2018

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An excellent opportunity for a Transport Shift Manager has become available within the Leicestershire area for an ever growing, family ran successful interiors company

As a Transport Shift Manager you will take full responsibility and accountability for all transport activities. This will include the use of own your fleet of various sizes. You will maximise use of own fleet through effective planning and monitoring drivers performance in conjunction with all driver legislation and compliance. A current CPC will be an essential requirement for this role

The role responsibilities will include :
  • To increase the use of our own fleet by maximising the cubic capacity of each vehicle and completing as many journeys as the working day will allow.
  • To ensure compliance within the Working Time Directive and tachograph legislation
  • To have or obtain a CPC & to co-ordinate the training of all drivers to ensure they have an active driver CPC
  • To correlate hours required to volume of work to be completed. This to include the maximising of the driver day and minimising alternative, non-productive activity.
  • To use load planning techniques and reviewing load planning tools in the market place to ensure effective planning is taking place. To ensure overtness of planning to enable others to plan in the Transport Manager absence.
  • Involved in vehicle maintenance and servicing and monitor damage spend per vehicle and driver. To lead all vehicle damage investigations.
  • To build relationships with hauliers both locally and in key strategic geographic locations to achieve cost effective solutions for deliveries beyond our own fleet capabilities.
  • Help drive the team forward, leading by example and confident team building skills.

Essential requirements:
  • Strong geographical knowledge
  • Strong people person and able to influence others.
  • Able to adapt and adhere to various amounts of change as the business develops.
  • Transport Legal compliance knowledge
  • CPC Qualification
  • Methodical and demonstrable priortisation of tasks and projects
  • Self motivated
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience working in a logistics environment and investigatory processes

To apply for this Transport Shift Manager role please call Ashley Bane on 0115 947 0200 or email him at ashley b [link removed]

Job Role: Transport Shift Manager
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £26,000 - £27,000
Type: Permanent role

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