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Job Summary

We are working with a leading logistics organisation looking for a Transport Manager to join the team based in Essex.

You will be reporting to the UK Operations Manager and have a direct responsibility for day to day management and supervision of the company drivers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Operations Manager to ensure targets are being achieved
  • Ensure all legal compliance is in conjunction with the Fleet team
  • Supervision of drivers
  • Carry out internal and external audits of employees and work areas
  • Oversee and manage the driver recruitment process
  • Ensure all HR files are maintained and up to date
  • Liaison with the Planning team leader to fulfil customer demand
  • Be the main point of contact for driver issues
  • Responsible for vehicle and license checks
  • Management and identification of training needs
  • Liaison with training providers
  • Implement safety and quality standards
  • Be involved in disciplinary management, safety forums and driver holiday management
  • Be responsible for driver performance
  • Oversee Tachograph management
  • Conduct investigation and disciplinary procedures
  • Monitor fleet equipment

Experience Requirements:

  • Transport Manager CPC required
  • Background within a Freight/Logistics environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Confident managing a large team of drivers
  • Strong management experience
  • Experience in driver legislation such as Tachograph
  • Experience working within a unionized environment is advantageous

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Job Summary

Reference: 10785

Location: Thurrock, Essex, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 12 Feb 2020