Transport Manager

Location:

Brighouse

Hours:

Mon – Fri: 08am – 5pm

Salary:

Negotiable

Description:

We currently have a vacancy for a Transport Manager to join our Commercial Department. The Transport Manager will be responsible for planning, costing and allocating routes and vehicles, ensuring sufficient flexibility is in place to meet the varying and changing needs of our customers. Besides, they will manage and develop a team of drivers and loaders, who may be working remotely, either alone or in small teams, in order to deliver a high-quality service to customers. It is also the Transport Manager’s responsibility to ensure that all Quickslide’s vehicles are compliant with all legal, regulatory and contractual requirements and where necessary escalating issues and making recommendations to the Commercial Director.

Qualifications:

  • Management qualification CPC
  • Licence to drive in the UK
  • Licence to drive 18 Ton Class 2

Experience & Abilities:

  • Experience in a similar role in the transport sector, including supervision of staff
  • Experience of managing budgets & contracts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to plan and navigate journeys confidently
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work logically and systematically
  • Good analytical skills with a high degree of numeracy
  • Experience of vehicle maintenance
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office, ERP systems

Application Form

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