Transport Manager

5 days left

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Thurrock, Essex
Salary
£40000 per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2016
Closes
05 Oct 2016
Ref
MA0074
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Working with one of the UK's leading modular storage companies, we are looking to recruit a Transport Manager 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.

Main responsibilities
* 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.

Key factors for success (short-term, mid-term and long-term)
* Establish an efficient and effective team.
* Reduce operating costs through effective administration and management.
* Manage our own fleet of vehicles and reduce reliance on sub contractors
* Continue to maintain cost effective and efficient fleet administration procedures.

Job experience & skills requirements
Personal Characteristics:
Clear & effective communicator and able to manage remote teams
Ability to make independent decisions and work as part of a team
Customer focused
Fleet management experience
A good level of skill in Microsoft Office products, I.T systems in general
A good understanding and knowledge of current regulations in regarding to Driver's Tachograph restrictions, vehicle maintenance processes, 3rd party supplier relationships.

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