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warehouse transport manager

Location: MAIDSTONE, KENT Salary: 28000 - 33000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3046292
My client based in Maidstone is looking for a 'Warehouse Transport Manager' for their busy warehouse. 
Salary is £28,000-£34,000 DOE
Hours; Monday-Thursday 7am-3.45pm and Friday 7am-2.30pm (Must be flexible)

MAIN DUTIES

Manage the warehouse and driving teams
Plan daily workloads
Implement and maintain an effective warehouse system
Maintain a comprehensive and accurate stock taking system
Ensure legal compliance for the company fleet/drivers eg insurance, driving licences, driver hours etc
Manage the maintenance and safety checks of all company vehicles
Manage the fuel card system and track diesel usage
Monitor and manage the running costs of the department
Work with operations to ensure customer deliveries are achieved at all times
Manage the induction and training of all new employee's in the department
Continuously review and improve practices / processes within the department
Ensure departmental adherence to standards of Health and Safety
Provide regular reports to Senior Managers / Directors

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS REQUIRED

* Proven work experience as a Warehouse / Transport Manager
* Transport Managers CPC (Certificate Professional Competence)
* Knowledge of training and licences required for Drivers
* Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
* Experience of implementing process improvement initiatives
* Proven skills in planning and organising workloads
* Ability to work in a time critical, high pressured environment
* Strong focus on Health & Safety
* Excellent communication and leadership skills
* Strong decision making and problem solving skills
* Excellent planning and organisation skills
* Ability to provide reports and analyse data
* Strong IT skills on Microsoft packages, eg word, excel and outlook
* Full clean driving license




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