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Ref: AF-SM1Location: North WestDate: 11/08/2017  send to a friend
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Transport Section Manager
26,700 + Benefits
Our client is one of the UKs leading FMCG suppliers with a distribution base across the UK. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Section Manager at their site near Haydock on a rotating shift basis of 6-2 / 2-10, any 5 from 7 so will include weekends.

Reporting into the Shift Manager and with up to 5 direct reports, you will be responsible for the day to day running of their effective transport operation, with a focus on driver management and delivering a first class transport operation.
Key Accountabilities as Transport Section Manager:
  • To manage drivers loads and backhauls efficiently
  • Effective planning of resources (driver & vehicle) to ensure delivery SLAs.
  • Accident and driver infringement reporting and administration procedures
  • Actively lead and motivate team members
  • Continuous monitoring of team via evaluation of training requirements and effective coaching to raise performance levels
  • Debriefing of drivers
  • Take on disciplinary actions when required up to final written warning level
 The Ideal Person for the role:
  • Able to demonstrate supervisory experience within a pressurised transport environment
  • Possess a CPC Qualification (or working towards)  
  • Excellent People Management skills
         Excellent planning and organisation skills
         Excellent communication skills at all levels
         Up to date knowledge of WTD and all relevant legislation
         Working knowledge of various systems including microlise & paragon etc.
         To be innovative and change orientated
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and growing business and we look forward to your application.

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