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Transport Supervisor

Our Client is a market leader in express delivery services in the UK. They boast a modern fleet offering express/economy service for packets and parcels.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a TRANSPORT SUPERVISOR based out of our clients busy North West facility. Typically you will be working day shift Tuesday - Saturday, 7.30am - 4.30pm.

The Main Purpose of Job to support the Transport Manager in all aspects of the transport operation within the depot. The position will require effective control of costs, planning and maintenance on both the van and HGV fleet together with effectively managing the drivers in their respective depot and in conjunction with the Transport Manager. Youwill be required to undertake such daily tasks as monitoring infringements, tachograph analysis, recording defects, route planning and pod inputting.Transport supervisors will be required cover for the Transport Manager in their absence.

Legal Obligations:
Routinely check Driving Licences for Points ensuring they do not exceed the amount set by the company.
Maintain the clients Vehicle Defect System and escalate defects to the Transport Manager/Administrator.
To plan and route applicable HGV fleet on a daily basis, plan van routes where applicable.
To pre brief all drivers prior to departing.
To debrief all drivers on there return to depot.
Carry out any accident investigations.

Work closely with the Recruitment Agencies in assisting the Transport Manager in recruiting new drivers.
Check new vehicles for damage
Keep close control on any vehicle damages by liaising with fleet manager
Complete collection and delivery details on clients system.
Fill out and complete daily collection / scheduling paperwork.
Complete annual and interim driver reviews
Take responsibility for any cost reports required by Transport Manager
Conduct return to work interviews, sickness reviews when required, in accordance with the company absence policy
Keep up to date records of absence and send to the relevant administrator
Conduct investigation meetings in accordance with the company disciplinary policy.

The client is keen to meet suitable candidates from specifically a TRANSPORT / PLANNING related background.
You must have excellent communication skills & a good level of competence in Microsoft office, word, excel & PowerPoint. The role offers an a competitive salary & opportunities for career progression within a market leading business.

Up to £25k basic salary
10% Bonus
23 days holiday
Excellent career prospects


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:Up to £25k basic salary; 10% bonus; pension; 23 days holiday; excellent career prospects
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Andy Birchall
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: abirchall@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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