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Transport Team Manager Nights

Salary £30000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00041924
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

A leading retailer in Northamptonshire are looking for a Nights and Days Transport Team Manager to join their operation. Working within a fast paced environment you will be managing a team of 12 clerks and a number of drivers within the nights operation. With c200 routes going out of the site, you will hold a key role in the operation ensuring all the drivers are briefed and debriefed.

The role;

  • You will be responsible for supporting the management of the drivers, vehicles and administration team to ensure all products are dispatched and delivered on time to customers site.
  • Supporting the client with the first class service.
  • Ensuring all activities are carried out in line with both legal requirements and company policies.
  • Creating reports for the transport management team on KPIs and drivers hours etc.
  • Update all information to the transport software and managing all records in line with the plans and customer requirements.
  • Report and manage any vehicle defects to the Shift Managers.
  • If any issues may impact service you will be responsible for communicating this to the customer.
  • Manage all of the driver resource for your shift.
  • Carry out all driver briefs and debriefs.
  • Conduct training to the drivers and administrators.

The person;

  • You will have some experience within a management or supervisory position within a transport environment.
  • Knowledge of transport scheduling and driver management tools.
  • You will have strong Excel skills.
  • Understanding of Open and Closed book operations is essential.
  • You will have previous experience of working in a fast paced transport office, ideally dealing with the customer too.

The hours of this role are 10 hour shifts at night or day, depending on which shift you pick, on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern basis. The role is paying up to £31k depending on experience and this includes your shift premium.

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