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Assistant Transport Manager

Employer
The People Co.
Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£35,000 - £40,000
Closing date
4 Jan 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Logistics
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client based in Greenwich are recruiting for an Assistant Transport Manager to join their fantastic team on their Night Shift on permanent basis. 

 

Job Purpose:
As Assistant Transport Manager you will be required to assist the Transport Manager in looking after a dedicated team of around 25 drivers, including its operation, planning and administration. You will play a pivotal role in the day-to-day smooth running of our bakery.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performance monitoring, coaching and development of the team.
  • Assisting the Transport Manager in Route Planning & Optimisation
  • Performing the daily set up for Drivers to ensure that they are all set up for the day’s deliveries
  • Performing monitoring and reporting of daily delivery performance and communicating with the Customer Services team in order to ensure Customer issues are responded to and dealt with efficiently and the customer expectation is well managed
  • Helping to resolve delivery issues and ensuring the correct solutions are employed along with reacting to problems as they arise
  • Managing Driver absence and ensuring suitable solutions are identified
  • Assisting the Transport Manager in building the weekly Driver rotas
  • Working with the Fleet Controller to ensure that they have performed all required aspects of their role
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction is maintained through the efficient delivery of products and that our drivers uphold company policies and image at all times.
  • Dealing with any account issues, including customer complaints.
  • Managing all employee related issues, including performance, attendance, accident investigations, legal compliance and infringements.
  • Ensuring the Transport team meets all relevant transport and health and safety legislation.
  • Managing and processing orders and invoices for the fleet, including liaising with the repairers.
  • Registering drivers’ weekly hours for payroll purposes.
  • Regularly reviewing procedures for improvements in efficiency and working practices.
  • Covering for the Transport Manager as required.

 

Personal Profile:
•    A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar transport management role.
•    A good working knowledge of driver’s hours and route planning.
•    Experience of working flexible hours/days and ability to adapt to the changing demands of the role.
•    Good vehicle knowledge, ideally with previous fleet management experience.
•    Experience in compliance management.
•    Full UK driving licence.
•    Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, at all levels.
•    Strong organisational skills and a working knowledge of IT systems.
•    Teamwork.

 

Additional Benefits:
•    Company events
•    Company pension
•    Cycle to work scheme
•    Discounted or free food
•    Referral programme
•    Sick pay
•    Store discount
•    Free cake on your birthday 

 

Job Reference: 41298


                                                                                                                                           
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
United Kingdom

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