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Date Added: Wed 05/06/2024

Transport Manager

Skelmersdale, WN8, UK
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Company: ASPION

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £30000 - £34000/annum

Transport Manager


£30,000 - £34,000(Flexible Depending on experience)

4 Days on 4 days off, 06:00 - 18:00

We are looking for an experienced Transport Manager, to oversee the execution of the Transport Plan and to lead and motivate a small team. You will deliver General Haulage KPI's to ensure customer requirements are exceeded and compliance requirements are adhered to.

Key Benefits:

£30,000 - £34,000 (Flexible depending on experience)
Onsite parking
Cycle to work scheme
Opportunity for progression, as the business is rapidly expanding
Key Responsibilities:

Execution of the Transport Plan through management of people, effective planning and allocation of resource to ensure delivery times are always met and 100% accuracy is achieved.
Ensuring operational service levels are met and exceeded through the achievement of operational KPI's e.g., 100% on time deliveries
Managing various data streams to support the operation
Responsible for maintaining strong business relationships with external and internal stakeholders e.g., external customer, repair agents, Site Teams
Responsibility for holding an in-depth understanding of all commercial elements of each customer contract.
Have a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities applicable to your role and your teams
Raising competencies and performance in all areas of General Haulage activity so as to contribute to business efficiency and to gain a competitive advantage
Proactively manage attendance and absence levels within your team in adherence to company policy
Managing of all ER issues - disciplinary, grievances and absence
Act as a coach and mentor for your direct reports, engaging regular 1:1 support
Compliance with company and local statutory obligations regarding working time regulations (WTD) and operator licensing
Work collaboratively with all other shifts
Act as a key representative for the Company's transport department
Support any company initiatives by promoting solutions and best practice through various forums
Support, assist and deputise for the Senior Operations Manager where required.
Operational continuous improvement
Support and implement company initiatives
Ensuring all transport operations, practices and procedures are managed in line with the Company's Health & Safety Policy and other statutory requirements, including EU Driver's Hours Regulations

Currently operating at a similar level within Transport (Essential)
Strong experience in leading a team in a Transport Logistics Operations environment
Competent with Microsoft Excel & Word
Ability to produce data and information to identify opportunities and cost saving initiatives
Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills
Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills, both written and oral, at all levels
Commercial awareness
Good understanding of EU legislation
Be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of transport operations
Full UK driving licence
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and ever-changing environment
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