Interim Transport Manager

Location
Devon, Exeter
Salary
Benefits
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
Req/502151
Contact
Louis Raven
Function
Supply Chain
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Interim Transport Manager (Min 6 months FTC)

Exeter

Competitive Salary


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Your duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • To manage the transport operations for Exeter including associated outreach drivers as directed to achieve and deliver KPI's.
  • To analyse the supply chain with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • To manage the collections of Raw Material and dispatching of finished goods. Assist other transport areas within the business as required.
  • Liaise and communicate with customers, ensuring that any queries are dealt with efficiently and effectively.
  • Actively communicate the strategy of the company clearly to all personnel that you are responsible for and to ensure that realistic objectives and timeframes are met.
  • Ensure a smooth and seamless running of the transport operations, which includes compliance of the vehicle wash and the Company's collection services.
  • To plan an efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring that vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels are maintained.
  • To be compliant with company procedures and statutory obligations for vehicle operations, health & safety and other legislation.
  • To be responsible for the recruitment, management and development of drivers, transport office and garage personnel.
  • Coordinate the team to ensure maximum logistical use of the transport staff, operators and owner drivers.

Requirements:

  • CPC holder with an excellent knowledge of the latest Transport Legislation
  • Strong H&S awareness with an IOSH qualification.
  • Previous managerial experience within a fast-paced Transport Function (including FMCG).
  • Experience of working within a multi-site organisation.
  • An approachable and effective People Manager.
  • Fully converse in all Microsoft solutions to a professional standard.
  • A team player who is also able to work on own initiative.
  • Highly focused on cost and budgetary controls.

Contact Louis Raven for more info 01293 848120 // louis.raven@search.co.uk

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