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Transport Manager

Posted: 14th January 2022
Salary: £20.000 - £40.000 per annum
Location: Southampton
Reference: job23222

Mploy are working with a national drink’s distributor based in Southampton. We are seeking a Transport Manager to now join the team. You will manage the Transport Operation (Drivers / Mates and Transport planning) on a day-to-day basis, maintaining the highest customer services requirements and H&S standards at lowest delivery costs.
You will:

  • Lead, coach and manage a team of c.50 staff.
  • Act following the company’s values and management principles
  • Provide the team with expert knowledge, advice, leadership, motivating and addressing areas for improvement
  • Management of all transport functions including, but not limited to, compliance, planning, continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the fleet of vehicles is maintained to regulatory standards.
  • Ensure drivers and mates adhere to best practice and the relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), using them to plan and lead working practices.
  • To regularly review delivery routes to identify improvements to customer service whilst minimising costs of delivery.
  • To carry out suitable Induction & H&S training for all new entrants & refresher training, as required, for all existing staff.
  • To ensure that a comprehensive program of training is identified & implemented to meet all existing H&S requirements.
  • Prepare driver tachographs for monthly analysis and ensure MC drivers work within all Legal requirements of Drivers Hours & Working time Directives.

You will have:

  • Previous experience of distribution/transportsouthampton
  • Transport Office Experience
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Good IT Skills
  • Experience of Managing People
  • Knowledge of Drivers Hours Regulations
  • Experience of Planning Systems
  • CPC National (TM)

Based in SO18, Salary to be discussed on application.
Apply now for immediate consideration.