Transport Manager

GPW Recruitmet are actively look for a transport manager to lead our clients busy transport team based in Pershore.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a well established name, building a progressive career in the process

This is a fast-paced busy role managing all aspects of our clients transport operations. Every day is different with a variety of tasks and situations throughout the day.

The successful candidate will need:

  • The determination and willingness to resolve all issues in order to meet customer and business requirements
  • The ability to manage a large team of direct reports and drivers
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy and the ability to work on their own initiative
  • A methodical, logical approach with good problem-solving abilities
  • To manage route efficiency to ensure effective use of vehicles and resources
  • To work closely with our Customer Accounts and Palletforce departments and liaise with the Fleet Manager to ensure proactive vehicle management

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Experience in route management, knowledge of drivers’ hours and vehicle weights, size and dimensions
  • People management and leadership experience

Most importantly the candidate must have a passion to get the job done and get it done right.

A flexible approach to working hours is required, the average working week will be 45 hours.

A generous package will be offered reflecting the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Other benefits available upon satisfactory completion of probation:

  • Auto enrolled Pension scheme subject to qualifying criteria
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays
  • Death In Service Cover
  • Flexible benefits including salary sacrifice for holiday buy-back and cycle scheme