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Night Transport Shift Manager

Job Title: Night Shift Manager Transport
Sunday Wednesday PM and Wednesday to Saturdau PM
Reports To: Head of Operations

The Business:
Our Client based in Kings Langley . Hertfordshire is a family-owned business with a friendly, fun, unique and dynamic feel to it. You certainly wont be another number here. The Company specialises in hazardous delivery, warehousing and storage, air freight, shipping container freight, pallet networks and general haulage. It operates over two depots using its own vehicles to provide transportation services to over 250 customers.

As the Night Shift Transport and Warehouse Manager you will be primarily responsible for running all business operational activities on your shift. You will ensure you have sufficient resources to deliver the required effect within budget. Be the line manager of all personnel including the drivers on that shift. You will provide excellent CX by ensuring that all trunks leave the depot ontime with the correct loads at the maximum fill rate possible, all PODs and chargebacks are completed, damage is minimised, and loads are delivered on time and at the expected quality.

- Ensure all business activities always remains legal and compliant with specific reference to DVSA and H&S legislation on your shift and any violations or risks are reported to the Transport Manager with immediate effect.
- Ensure fill rate is maximised and vehicles leave the yard on time every time.
- Non account customers are correctly quoted for the jobs using pallet and ADR rate sheets as well as the ad hoc pallet and linehaul cost calculator.
- Ensure driver and vehicle utilisation meets and exceeds targets.
- Improving driver performance.
- Insurance Claim Management: Ensuring prompt reporting to the Transport Manager.
- Own H&S for your shift.
- Line Manager for all staff on your shift.
- Set a culture of excellence and soaring quality insisting on the highest standards and enforce them.
- Be prepared to roll your sleeves up and get involved in key problems as required.

This job description is not exhaustive. You should be aware that you may be required to perform duties other than those for which you are primarily employed as directed by the Head of Operations. On occasions you may also be required to assist its subsidiary businesses.

Essential Experience:
- 2-3 years experience as a Shift Manager in a high tempo general haulage environment.
- London knowledge and big inner city delivery experience.
- People management.
- Warehousing and Storage.

Desirable Experience :
- Palletforce Network.
- Hazchem Network.
- H&S.
- Hazardous delivery.

Minimum Qualifications
- Degree in Transportation, Supply Chain, Logistics or other relevant discipline.

Desirable Qualifications
- International National Transport Manager CPC.

Benefits & Renumeration
- Salary circa 45k.
- Performance bonus.
- Peoples Pension scheme.
- Cycle to work scheme.
- Free training Any course or training is available if it would be of benefit to the business and applicable to your role.
- 28 days paid holiday including Bank Holidays.

Shift Pattern
- Sun to Wed 2100 - 0900.

The client is looking for 2 x Night Shift Managers, with 1 with stonger Transport experience and another more Warehouse


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South, Hertfordshire
Benefits:Basic salary circa £45,000; bonus; pension; cycle to work scheme; training; 28 days holiday including bank holidays
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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