Area Transport Manager

  • London Heathrow Airport

  • Up to £40000 per annum

  • Automotive, Car Rentals, Store / Branch Manager

  • Permanent


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.

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