Transport Manager

5 days left

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Essex, Thurrock
Salary
£38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
03 Oct 2016
Ref
UK00884
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
PURPOSE
To effectively ensure administrative duties surrounding the Fleet Maintenance function are carried out accurately, in a timely fashion and reports required to ensure Fleet and Operator Licence compliance requirements are met. Effectively manage the delivery and collection of our products.

Reporting structure
To the Regional Service Manager, this role will be the direct line manager for circa 10 to 15 HGV drivers + a dedicated transport admin team and planner.

* Ensure the transport team input all purchase orders accurately and promptly raised and are coded correctly. * Responsible for a team of remote HGV drivers as direct reports and their associated day to day operations and welfare. * Responsible for a team of transport planners and administrators and their associated day to day operations and welfare. * Ensure fines/penalties are paid promptly and correct administrative procedures are undertaken to ensure legal and internal procedural compliance. * Receive and onwardly communicate vehicle breakdown notifications to ensure minimum vehicle downtime is achieved. * Liaise with Depots and Central Control functions regarding vehicle availability, anticipated vehicle downtime and driver compliance. * Ensure tachograph downloads are undertaken and any driver infringements are communicated and reported upon in a timely fashion. * Compile reports on driver performance, vehicle performance, fuel and maintenance costs periodically using information gathered and stored. * Store all applicable vehicle/maintenance and driver records in 'paperless'. * Assist in the compilation of management reports and presentations. * Liaise with 3rd party repairers and agencies.

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