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Transport Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum
North West
ROC Operations
17-06-2022 01:55 PM
Nigel Bewsher
The Transport Supervisor role will effectively support the day to day operations of the site, for the chain skip, hook loader and aggregate tippers through successful allocation of vehicles to ensue best in class service delivery.
The role will also ensure all Health and Safety standards are maintained and ensure that environmental and O Licence compliance is maintained. As part of this role, the successful candidate would act as the nominated transport manager on the company Operators License.
As well as the transport activity, the role will allow hands-on activity to support with Employee Engagement, continuous improvement projects and covering items such as productivity and quality of service provision.
Day to day management of operational staff in order to achieve best in class service delivery.
*Managing route efficiency and utilising optimum disposal outlets within the area to ensure effective use of vehicles and facilities.
*Debriefing of operational staff at the end of each working day to identify any challenges and support with swift resolutions.
*Managing driver availability and coverage in line with legislation and company procedures to ensure that there is suitable coverage at all times.
*Performing administrative duties including input of pay and bonus onto the company system and accurate input of disposal information.
*Carrying out visual safety checks of the fleet with guidelines to ensure VOSA regulations are complied with and liaise with fleet to minimise vehicle downtime.
*Controlling vehicle availability on a daily basis to ensure that drivers have completed their checks in accordance with company policy.
*Supporting the Head of Operations at all times and ensure that mandatory training, induction and toolbox talks are delivered in line with company policy.
*Resolving service-related queries and invoice/charge queries on behalf of the customer and with the support of Customer Services.
*Ensure all pre-use checks are carried out by drivers before leaving in the morning and that any defects are rectified in a timely fashion, in accordance with company policy and License Requirements.
*Support operations by providing cover for weighbridge operations.
*Transport Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is essential.
*IOSH Certificate desirable.
*Experience of a position of similar responsibility in the Services or Logistics industry.
*Experience of people and health and safety management within a unionised and multi-shift environment.
*Strong knowledge of the local area.
*Good knowledge of the Transport and Logistics industry.
*Knowledge of existing and impending environmental and Health & Safety legislation.
*Knowledge of quarries and aggregates products would be desirable, although not essential.
*Experience of first line operational management.
*Experience of managing in a labour intensive, multi-shift environment.
*Exceptional communication skill with the ability to communicate in writing, on a one to one basis and via the phone with all levels including management, team members and internal/external customers.
*Ability to plan, organise and prioritise effectively.
*Experience of working to strict deadlines in a time critical environment.
*A willingness to adapt and develop skill-sets and knowledge which is determined by the role/business.
*Computer literate - comfortable using business software and Microsoft Office Suite (specifically strong knowledge of Excel).
*Minimum GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths.

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