Transport Manager

Location: Mansfield
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000.00 Per Annum
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Are you looking for a permanent role with a company who invests in its employees?

Do you want to join a team expanding year on year?

Is that next career step you want staring at you right now? 

An opportunity has become available to join a fantastic team in the logistics and transport sector based in Mansfield. I am looking for a Transport Manager on a straight perm basis to join at the earliest possible conveience - successful candidates at application level will be invited for an interview directly with the company. Employment offer subject to passing application and interview porcesses respectfully. 

**Successful applicants must be able to prove they hold CPC**

What are the duties? duties are to include (but not limited too):- 

- Transport and Despatch staff management (day to day management, performance reviews, recruitment, training and development, holiday and absence management). 

- Vehicle Management (compliance with H&S and legal requirements, leasing arrangements, Mileage Monitoring, Service Scheduling, fuel card management). 

- Overseeing transport route plans and van loads and effective use of Paragon load building software. 

- Produce KPI reports 

- Liaison with customer services and shop floor management to ensure that daily dispatches are planned and organised on time

- Dealing with customer queries or contacting customers regarding changes to despatch schedules. 

- Overseeing safe and on time daily loading procedures

- Make recommendations to the senior management team on acquisition of fleet and amendments to process

What experience or qualifications are required?

- Ability to stay calm under pressure, multi task and prioritise workload. 

- Excellent communication skills both with colleagues, customers and suppliers 

- Organised and successful in team management, delegation and influencing. 

- Good geographical knowledge of the UK. 

- Good all-round IT skills and proficiency in MS Office products including Word, Outlook and Excel. 

- An enthusiastic attitude and desire to do what is required to support the business. 

- This is a full-time role with 20 days holidays + bank holidays, although hours may vary depending on dispatch requirements. Comes with free car parking, auto-enrolment pension.

Standard hours between Monday and Friday are 0800 - 1730

To be considered please email your CV and evidence of CPC to or pick up the phone 07485329338. This position is Premiuim and will not be available for long. We will look forward to your application!