Transport Manager

Transport Manager, Glasgow, £28,000-£31,000

Your new company
You will be working for a growing manufacturing business in North Lanarkshire specialising in the manufacturing and distribution of bespoke and high end goods. Operating across the UK, this organisation manage the end to end processes on site and have an excellent customer base. Focused on innovation and customer delivery, they are well recognised in the market and project further growth into 2018.

Your new role
The role holder will be responsible for the management of day to day deliveries, ensuring all vehicles are loaded safely and securely, damages minimised, routes planned in the most cost effective manner and that deliveries are completed timely and accurately. It will also be the responsibility of the role holder to manage staff levels ensuring required resource in place to meet demand first time and in full. To manage all tacograph and vehicle legislation. To ensure all vehicles are maintained to the highest of standards, and that all logistics staff strictly adhere to Health and Safety processes and procedures. To deliver excellence in customer service, quality and safety.

What you'll need to succeed
Experience of managing within a transport environment is essential including 18 tonne & 7.5 tonne vehicles. Previous route planning experience and managing long distance drivers. Strong communication, leadership and management skills. Excellent organisational and analytical skills. Competent in problem solving , team building, planing and decision making. Strong IT skills with good knowledge of Microsoft packages. Ability to identify issues and offer long term transport solutions. Excellent customer service skills. Comprehensive knowledge of current legislation and CPC holder. Experience working within a manufacturing background too.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a permanent role as Transport Manager for a dynamic, growing organisation. You will be offered a competitive salary of up to £31,000 and will have autonomy in this role to add real value long term. This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a challenging and varied logistics position.

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