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Transport Operations Manager

Job Title: Transport Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Purfleet, Essex
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Dan Bevan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Transport Operations Manager

Purfleet, Essex

£40,000 - £45,000

Role Profile

Our client, is national 3rd Party Logistics Provider who are expanding their operation in Purfleet. They are looking to appoint an experienced and professional Transport Operations Manager for their distribution operation working on behalf of one the businesses main clients who focus on the retail construction sector.

In this role you will have operational responsibility for the depot's transport and dispatch operations, ensuring that the planned workload in terms of collections, load plans and despatch are correctly followed and that any accidents are investigated, transport is legally compliant and driver resource is appropriately planned. This is a senior level role and you will hold responsibility for the P&L for the depot. This role is Monday to Friday but with the requirement to occasionally carry out some weekend work.

Skills & Experience

To succeed in this role you will need previous experience and a proven track record of the following:

  • Managing vehicle compliance and drivers for Class 1&2
  • Hands on people management of a transport / dispatch team
  • Managing driver resource in terms of spend and planning
  • P&L account / budget management
  • Customer exposure is important as you will be expected to report to the businesses customer regularly / work closely with them.
  • You will need to hold a CPC qualification

Client information

Our client is a growing and ambitious 3PL provider.

£40,000 - £45,000

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