Assistant Transport Manager

Farmfoods Ltd
16 Jul 2018
21 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Farmfoods is currently seeking an Assistant Transport Manager to join us at our Monkspath depot in Solihull.

The successful candidate will report to the Transport Manager and Depot Manager, to lead a large team working over a fast 24/7 operation, playing a vital part in our logistics process. They will ensure our customers receive the best possible service safely, on time and in the most cost-effective way

Role Responsibilities:

Co-ordinating with suppliers and Stores, planning routines and scheduling delivery times.

Managing and leading a team of supervisors, admin staff and drivers.

Overseeing the planned maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork with the work force.

Ensuring productivity targets are met and or exceeded.

Manage staffing levels for operational requirements.

Forecasting cost controls, scheduling and planning.

Inspecting driver's hours and reports and tacho infringements and MPG.

Ensure DVSA standards are kept.

Operator license compliance.

What we are looking for:

Good all round communicator with excellent written and oral skills;

Strong planning and organisational skills;

Strong people manager, who can lead and develop an effective team;

Give clear and strong direction;

Holds a current c+e license with Dcpc card and tachograph card;

Management Cpc preferred;

The candidate must have previous logistics experience and is looking to progress their career further.

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