Transport Manager

Our client based in Coventry require a transport manager to manage a team within a busy FMCG environment. Experience is essential as the successful candidate will be helping to achieve operational KPI's working to tight deadlines. Driving improvements by engaging the team in promoting a positive culture. This is a customer facing role and the successful candidate will encourage a customer service personal approach to the job. Key Skills: Commitment and ability to work under pressure. Excellent people management skills and the ability to develop self and others. An up to date understanding of Transport Legislation. Responsibility for circa 15 drivers and a fleet of 20 vehicles. This is an extremely customer-focused role as the business prides itself on its customer service and responsiveness. You will need to be able to understand client needs and respond to them pro-actively, positively and extremely quickly. This is a hands-on role - where you will be expected to brief & liaise with drivers on a daily basis. Planning of routes. Recruitment, on-boarding and driver retention. Booking MOT's, 6 weekly inspections Monitor drivers hours and report to Line Manager Implement new defect system Effective team worker and confident and positive communicator. PC literate in Excel and Word Ideally CPC qualified, but not essential Essential Skills. 1-2 years relevant delivery management experience in a delivered/wholesale environment. Demonstrate high levels of initiative, focus and commitment and flexibility PC skills for Excel, Word and WMS experience Pay Rates. Between £38k and 40k per annum. Salary. Hours of Work. Monday to Friday, from 08:00 and 17:00. However a flexible approach is needed, pending on the needs of the business. Essential Skills. 1-2 years relevant delivery management experience in a delivered/wholesale environment. Demonstrate high levels of initiative, focus and commitment and flexibility PC skills for Excel, Word and WMS experience A working knowledge of VOSA requirements for Class 1 and Class 2 delivery vehicles
Posted
01/07/2022
Location
West Midlands, England, UK
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