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PM Transport Manager

My client is a leading retailer who is experiencing exceptional growth. They are now recruiting for a PM Transport Manager to support their flagship operation based in castle Donington.

Description

The key responsibilities for the PM Transport Manager will be;

  • Responsible for a team of 70 vehicles / Drivers
  • Proactively motivate drivers and other team members, to achieve planned targets and deadlines and resolve any issues on a daily basis
  • Be commercially aware and manage dealings with sub-contracted hauliers.
  • Ensure absences, sickness and holidays are covered with trained agency personnel
  • Ensure any absence, conduct or performance issues are dealt with in accordance with policy
  • Promote and record near miss reporting
  • Manage all aspects of driver compliance. (WTD, Tacograph, Infringements)
  • Ensuring effective collation of statistical information for various transport reports
  • Responsible for ensuring that all vehicles meet with transport legislation, and all live defects are rectified and signed off
  • Management of tachograph records, purchasing and vehicle downloads
  • Ensuring the correct management of driver's hours, working time directives and monitoring of reference period averages
  • Close liaison with other departments within the site.

Profile

The successful PM Transport manager will:

  • Extensive knowledge of transport processes and practices, ideally including P&L accountability.
  • Hold a CPC Qualification.
  • Previous experience of running a fast paced multi-drop transport operation.
  • Able to work on own initiative in a pressurised environment.
  • Effective communicator who is able to influence at all levels.
  • Have at least 5 years experience in a Logistics distribution and supply chain background.
  • Live within a commutable distance of Castle Donington.

Job Offer

£70,000 + Company Benefits

Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
14021924/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Castle Donington
Salary
£65000 to £70000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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