Transport Manager

Transport Manager

  • Location

    West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £42k - 45k per year + Car

  • Contact:

    Marcus May

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Transport Manager
West Midlands

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment - from executive to operative level.

With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently working with a leading Distributor to the Retail Sector, who are looking for a Transport Manager - Midlands: £40k - £45k + Car

Day to Day:

Reporting to the Head of Transport and Property, the Transport Manager will be responsible for a fleet of up to 45 vehicles in and around the Midlands area.

With a varied array of owned and hired vehicles ranging in size from 18t, 7.5t and vans. Their maintenance is carried out by the main dealers, but the Transport Manager will be responsible for all Fleet Compliance and Legal Requirements, Correct Drivers Licence, Tachographs, Speed Limits observed, MOTs etc.

Other responsibilities will include:

Complying with the limitations of the Operator's licence, renew and make applications as required.
Motor vehicles and trailers are not overloaded.
Monitor vehicles and trailers, including hired vehicles and trailers are kept fit and serviceable in keeping with the current legislation.
Monitor defect recording and reporting systems and ensure drivers report promptly and defect or symptoms or defects that could prevent the safe operations of vehicles and or trailers, and that any defects are promptly recorded in writing.
Maintain records of all driver defects reports, all safety inspections, routine maintenance and repairs to vehicles and trailers and these are made available on request.
Conduct depot audits.

Essential Requirements:

At least six years in the transport industry.
At least two/three years transport management experience.
Operators CPC (Named Individual Certificate of Professional Competence).
Current UK driving licence.
No convictions for failing to comply with UK licensing laws.

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Marcus May at Build Recrutiment
Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.