Role details

Transport Manager

Leicestershire   •   £28,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Transport Manager + Car - Leicestershire
  • Leading 3PL - Monday to Friday position

About Our Client

This position has arisen through internal promotion within the team meaning a leading 3PL require a dedicated and focused Transport Manager for a leading contract based in Leicesterhsire.

Job Description

This role will be a customer facing Transport Manager position, as you and your team will be based on the customers site in Leicestershire. Your key responsibilities in the role will be:

  • Reporting directly into the contracts manager on site.
  • Managing a traffic office consisting of 1 supervisor, 3 planners, 2 de briefers / admin staff and 1 customer services coordinator.
  • The contracts based on site will allow you to profitably operate vehicles from the site and deal with the other sites and trucks in the network.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure all collections and deliveries are made on time and scheduled within the constraints of working time directive.
  • You are required to debrief drivers, deal with tachograph infringements and carry out disciplinary actions as and when needed.
  • It is paramount that the operation is managed in line with both Company and VOSA regulations.

Planning and compliance is managed from head office but a CPC could be preferable for the position.

This role will give you the opportunity to drive the business forwards and allow your career to grow alongside this rapidly growing business.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate WILL have the following experiences and MUST be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Hold a National & international CPC - Desirable.
  • Have 3+ years experience in a Transport Manager, Shift Manager, Senior Supervisor position.
  • Managed in excess of 40 drivers, including sub contracted drivers.
  • Have worked on / for 3PL contracts would be advantageous
  • Be up to date with WTD and legal compliance of both drivers and fleet.
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit towards cost reduction on all elements of the business / contract.
  • Be commutable to Leicestershire

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for the position in Leicesterhsire will be offered an extensive package of -

Salary £28,000 - £32,000

Company Car

Pension, health care and company benefits

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