Area Transport Manager FELTHAM £40K Depending on Experience
40 Hrs. a week / Shifts over 7 days a week
We are currently seeking an experienced Area Transport Manager on behalf of our Client based in Feltham.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate history of working under pressure, dealing with difficult situations, be able to multi-task, go above and beyond, have at least 1 years’ experience in a similar role, as well as having a willingness /ambition to progress within the company.
Due to the nature of the business the successful candidate must provide us with the past 10 Years of their working / education history for security purposes. You must be flexible with working hours.
Main Purpose of the Job:
To assist with the management of the Company’s fleet within the branch to ensure compliance will all statutory and company transport rules and regulations
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Advise management team and provide feedback on all aspects of branch transport operations
Remain knowledgeable of all relevant transport legislation applicable to the business and ensure compliance.
Ensure drivers weekly record sheets are completed correctly and submitted, complying with rules and regulations.
Identify non-conformance to Line Manager as appropriate
Monitor drivers’ hours and report to Line Manager
Ensure the Company’s transport and vehicle servicing requirements adhere to both company policy and legislation, including tachographs, locks and alarms and vehicle defects
Maintain accurate records of vehicle defects, safety inspections, routine maintenance and repairs
Ensure that the O’ License holder is aware of any convictions / breaches against any relevant parties for reporting to the Traffic Commissioner
Manage maintenance of the branch fleet, liaising with internal and external customer and suppliers
Ensure all security defects reported are actioned and any failed vehicle is kept off road until rectified
Ensure all documentation is compliant and accurate, liaising with internal audit team as required
Complete driver assessments
Check and record driver licenses and Tacho cards
Costing reports on all vehicles, considering change of machinery & hours. To control costs, and changes managed in agreed timeframes
Ensure O’ Licenses are displayed as appropriate
Arrange roadside recoveries in accordance with company procedures
Regular fleet reviews to ensure fleet are suitable to the operational needs, and managing the change as to reduce any upheaval to service
Agreeing standards of performance and KPI’s with Depot Manager to highlight plans, and challenge any shortfalls
Carry out investigation meetings with drivers and provide a recommend outcome to Branch Manager on matters such as Tachograph Infringements, Vehicle Accidents and Moving Traffic Violations
Ensure all branch transport processes and procedures are effectively managed
Effectively monitor & control stocks of consumables to ensure transport operations are not disrupted
Remain aware of any innovations in equipment which are relevant to the business
Regular review of the bespoke software to ensure compliance is being followed and challenged where required.
To be able to communicate effectively to all levels within the business
Responsible for maintaining and complying with company Health and Safety standards thereby minimizing the risk to yourself and any other persons
To Work within established Company policies and procedures
Promote Company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behavior in accordance with Company ethos
Use talent and ability to encourage achievement and continuous improvement.
Demonstrate safety, integrity and commitment always
Maintain excellent levels of communication throughout the team and the wider business
Undertake any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer needs
always Ensure compliance with Company Health and Safety Procedures
All other duties and responsibilities necessary to ensure the role is carried out to the highest standards of professionalism
For security purposes:
Please do not apply if you have a criminal record, unspent convictions, have been issued with CCJ’s or declared yourself bankrupt.