Transport Operations Manager – Grafton Recruitment – Grimsby

Grafton Recruitment

Transport Operations Manager £40k to £50k North East Lincs

Grafton Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with a leading business in the North East Lincs area.

Within this role you will have sole responsibility for the effective day to day management of all of the transport operations and planning along with managing a team of Planners, Drivers, Sub contractors. You will have a passion for planning and understand how shipping and imports and exports work along with strong man management skills.

Duties to include

Manage total transport operationS

Manage and oversee route planning operations

Work with senior management to implement cost saving and process improvement strategies

Manage deliveries in and out of the site

Liaise and work with clients and customers of the business to manage their business needs

Full responsibility of recruitment and training of the transport team

Work with 3rd party firms to manage fleet maintenance

Management of drivers

Work with senior management to manage budgets

Monitoring the progress of the daily operation, taking into account all the legal requirements and those of the customer, to achieve the most cost-effective route and utilisation of vehicles and staff

Ensure that all incoming calls are dealt with promptly, motivating staff as required and assisting the caller where possible, or passing to the relevant person.

Ensure Health & Safety and legal requirements are being followed

Monitoring compliance with the requirements governing the carriage of dangerous goods

Preparation of management reports

Attend meetings as required by the business, on-site and externally, to meet the demands of the business and that of our customers.

Monitor emerging good practice trends and initiatives in the industry and adopt where appropriate

Transport Operations Manager Position Requirements

Proven experience working in a similar role

Transport Managers CPC – ideal

Passion for Planning and an understanding of shipping, import, export

Proven experience managing transport operations including compliance

Excellent communication and personnel management skills

Knowledge of warehouse and distribution operations

Transport Operations Manager Position Remuneration

Salary DOE – £40 – £50k

Performance related bonus on top of salary

Monday – Friday position

28 days holiday including banks

Company pension scheme enrolment

Excellent and real career development opportunities

Excellent working environment and atmosphere

Real job security and proven staff retention

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