Transport Manager

Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Contact: Elly Clow
Call: Elly
Reference: 1611_1605713113
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Mansfield, Monday - Friday, £25,000 - £30,000

We are recruiting on behalf our well established and very successful client in Mansfield for an experienced Transport Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure staffing levels are maintained each week efficiently
  • Provide special delivery instruction to the team and drivers
  • Hold daily shift briefs, monthly meetings, and daily shift handovers
  • React promptly to change in circumstances, volume, or requirements to minimize disruption and costs.
  • Communicate with internal team and external hauliers ensuring all issues are reported including late deliveries, quality issues or service issues
  • Support the transport team in all associated tasks including deliveries.
  • Oversee holiday planning, absence management, performance management

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and must be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong geographical knowledge
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Be able to multitask and handle multiple projects at once
  • Strong Microsoft skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills