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Advertiser: i4 Recruitment

Job Title: Transport First Line Manager
Location:Coalville, Loughborough, Glenf
Rate:£30K.0000 to £32K. Per Year    Benefits: benefits
Description: Transport First Line Manager

Coalville, Leicestershire

£32,000 per annum plus benefits

Full time, Permanent

Our client has been servicing household names from 70 locations across the UK since 1985.
This company's policy of acquisition and development now sees them providing employment for around 2000 people, with this figure set to rise due to continual growth.

An excellent opportunity now exists for a Transport First Line Manager to join the operation at their Bardon site based in Coalville.

Transport First Line Manager - Role Overview

The job holder will be the first point of contact for customers and their requirements on a daily basis. You will be responsible for establishing key relationships to ensure efficient leadership, developing and building efficient routes whilst maximising vehicle capacity, and ensuring all work is distributed whilst complying with Transport Legislation and Health & Safety.

Transport First Line Manager - Role Requirements

* Manage people performance for sickness, absence and time keeping
* Manage driver standards and behaviour through telematics technology and manage all transport assets
* Source local agency drivers and sub-contractors as and when required
* Liaising with team to stay fully aware of any delays and possible issues with delivery, and feeding this back to the customer if required
* Develop back haul lanes and day work with both BDL depots and 3 rd party customers whilst maintaining fleet utilisation
* Coordinate a late load report efficiently and a in timely manner
* Ensure adequate Pre-Briefing and De-Briefing of Drivers
* Planning resources in line with budget and proposing initiatives that will support cost reductions
* Conduct regular meetings/reviews including probation assessments and return to work interviews with drivers
* Fully understand and communicate agreed KPI's for Department
* Record trailer information on all inbound/outbound deliveries and stand trailers
* Compile and analyse operational and financial performance data to identify service efficiencies and improvement around, MPG, Tachos, fuel and damage
* Ensures that all aspects of Health & Safety are adhered to, including H&S induction and training, operating procedures, near miss reporting and emergency procedures

Benefits Package includes

* Tax-free Allowances
* 28 days paid holiday entitlement including bank holidays
* Free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children
* Discounts and savings scheme on high street stores, travel providers and mobile phone contracts through O2
* Virtual GP surgery and private prescription service, online health assessments and physiotherapy triage
* Cash rewards for long service, dedication to values and nominate a colleague scheme
* Payroll giving and match funding on charity fundraising for all employees

Transport First Line Manager - Personal Attributes

* Good planning and organisational skills
* Ability to engage customers and lead team
* Drive to continually develop self and others
* Change Management
* Good at managing people and performance

If you are looking to join a company that prides themselves on their commitment to the health, safety, welfare, training and development of all employees alongside an excellent benefits package then this is the job you are looking for...

Skills Required: Transport First Line Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent, Full
Contact: I4 Jobs Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 08452260677 Contact Fax:
Reference: i4J-BBD-4827 Added: 29-10-2018
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