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Transport Manager

Location: PURFLEET, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 40,000-42,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-319413

Experienced Transport Manager needed for an immediate start!

My client is located in Purfleet, Essex and requires a candidate with a passion for transport and understands what it takes to keep the operations running smoothly

Salary - £40-£42k PA plus bonus
Hours - 7am - 5pm Monday - Friday 

The role

  • Manage 2 Shift Managers. Ensure that they are meeting their Priority Collection Success and Miss Time Response targets.
  • Manage 70 Drivers & Mates. Taking responsibility for their performance, dealing with attendance issues and any disciplinary matters escalated by Shift Managers.
  • Work with Service Delivery team to ensure excellent service to customers.
  • Produce and analyse business reports; MPG and telematics on drivers driving, utilization by driver & route, weight per route, misses per driver, contamination reported.

What will you need?

  • Minimum of 5 years direct line management experience of drivers in a fast-paced transport business
  • Proven experience dealing with real time practical problems
  • Ability to think on your feet and remain calm under pressure
  • UK driving licence. C class an advantage.       
  • A love of transport!

Please click apply if you are interested in this role

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