Transport Manager - Coryton

Transport Manager
Location: Coryton
Salary: £49,000
Hours: Full Time

We have a new vacancy for a Transport Manager for my client’s site in Coryton. Excellent opportunity for a Transport Manager to join a high-performing team. This role suits a Transport Manager looking for a long-term role.

Transport Manager Role:
• Manage checks and controls to uphold fleet safety and reliability, wrking closely with vehicle maintenance service providers to minimize downtime.
• Understand and implement relevant legislation and standards.
• Maintain strict security of property and products, including serving as an emergency call-out key holder and attending call-outs when required.
• Utilise knowledge of relevant legislation, safety, quality procedures, and site operating instructions.
• Deliver regular company briefings on Safety and Performance to all employees.
• Ensure sites under your control are maintained in line with company policies and external regulatory authorities.
• Work with senior management to prepare budgets and manage expenditure.
• Prioritise the customer in decision-making processes and ensure employees are trained to deliver excellent customer service in all areas of the cylinder and bulk business.
• Lead the dispatching and scheduling functions for the area, ensuring all planned delivery schedules consider driver and vehicle compliance with relevant transport regulations.
• Coach, mentor, and plan appropriate training and development for all staff and drivers.
• Conduct performance reviews in line with company procedures to create a robust and efficient operation that meets financial targets and KPIs.

Transport Manager Requirements:
• Proven skills in people management and leadership
• Sound working knowledge of current transport regulations and directives.
• Ideally, a minimum of 3 years' experience at management or supervisory level in a service-oriented environment, with financial experience preferred.
• Knowledge of current employment legislation.
• ADR certificate or experience with hazardous goods is preferred.
• Formal safety qualification preferred (e.g., IOSHH, NEBOSH).
• Possession of a Transport Management CPC.

Consultant – Maaria Munir
Octane Recruitment

Octane Recruitment is a specialist Automotive / Motor Trade recruitment agency. We deal with all aspects of the motor trade so if you have experience then we will be keen to have a chat; everything from Car Dealerships, HGV companies, Fleet companies, manufacturers & independent sites.

[Essex] Stanford-Le-Hope
Jack Adams