Transport Team Manager (Nights)

Cheshire Permanent £27,000 - £31,000
  • Working for one of the UK's largest 3PL companies.
  • The opportunity to progress your career within an ever expanding industry.

About Our Client

The client are one of the UK's largest 3PL companies working across a broad spectrum of contracts comprising of everything from e-commerce to industrial.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Transport Team Manager in Cheshire will be;

  • Directly managing the team that report into them.
  • Ensuring that the transport team follow health & safety procedures complying with safe systems of work.
  • Cultivating a health & safety culture that encourages follow best practice by setting the tone through your own example.
  • Reporting and investigating accidents and near-misses immediately and thoroughly, updating RIVO and following the Golden Hour rule.
  • Monitoring the performance and development of the team providing motivation and direction through excellent leadership.
  • Conducting absence review meetings, occupational health referrals and return to work meetings.
  • Manage the team's attendance and being the point of contact for pay queries.
  • Effectively communicating with drivers encouraging two-way feedback of ideas for improvement of working practices and operational issues.
  • Completing KPI reports accurately and on time along with proactively driving CI opportunities.
  • Conducting spot checks of activity sheets, tachographs and daily vehicle checks for drives to make sure they are compliant with with procedures.
  • Managing delivery schedules to achieve targets and KPIs.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the role of Transport Team Manager will be;

  • Health & safety focused.
  • Experience using Oracle or similar.
  • Be from a transport background.
  • Have experience using Microlise and Tachomaster
  • Be experienced in managing drivers and driver compliance.
  • Able to manage KPIs and targets.
  • Experience in CI implementation.
  • Previous experience managing within a Unionised environment.
  • Proactive in seeking out self-development opportunities offered by the company.

What's on Offer

The successfully candidate for the role of Transport Team Manager will receive;

  • A salary of up to £31,000 p/a.
  • An employee discount scheme with money off high-street retailers, restaurants, flights and insurance.
  • Free on site parking.
Jake Mackinnon
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Jake Mackinnon
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