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Transport Manager

Permanent  for Kit Wave in Bellshill

An opportunity has arisen for a hands on Transport Manager to join our team. Reporting to the Group Transport Manager you will be responsible for the smooth running of our small depot based in West Lanarkshire as well being part of the team of multi drop drivers out on the road. You will be responsible for:

the efficient management of both core drivers and agency staff to optimise the use of our own fleet and hire vehicles.

compliance to transport legislation governing driver hours, Tachos, VOSA and FTA.

Health and Safety in the workplace relevant to transport (formal qualifications an added advantage).

the management of the fleet of vehicles at the depot.

leading and motivating staff and effective management of the team.

The role requires a strong man manager to motivate the team of staff. A good communicator with a clear understanding of transporting and delivering goods using commercial vehicles. The role will not be conducted from behind a desk and involve some multi drop driving,  hands on involvement and occasional overnight work.

Skills/Qualifications required -

Full driver CPC qualification (35 hours)

Full CPC - Transport Management (Road Haulage). Candidate to be named on O Licence.

Multi drop experience.

Effective People Management.

Minimum Class 2 Licence.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Job added on 24-11-2014