Job Vacancies

20th June 2020

We currently have the position of a Transport Manager available based at our head office in Southfleet.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

•    Responsible for the control, maintenance and optimisation the distribution network.
•    Organising deliveries and pickups from various third party suppliers in the UK.
•    Liaise with customers to confirm delivery details, accessibility etc.,
•    Generate delivery paperwork and ensure any special instructions are detailed.
•    Continuously monitor the delivery performance and be responsible for the introduction of department improvements.
•    Organise staff and transport availability to ensure goods are delivered on time.
•    Making arrangements to ensure that drivers comply with drivers’ hours and tachograph rules, and with speed limits.
•    Promote effective and efficient standards of work incorporating all company policies .
•    Where appropriate, notifying the relevant Traffic Commissioner (in writing) of all prosecutions and convictions concerning the operator, the drivers and himself within 28 days of the court hearing.
•    Management, servicing and licensing of the vehicle fleet to ensure road worthiness at all times.
•    Making arrangements to ensure that the vehicles are maintained properly, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and the action taken to remedy defects found.
•    Reporting and recording vehicle defects highlighted by drivers.
•    Ensuring the safety of vehicles and staff at all times in terms of terrorism and security .
•    Making arrangements to ensure that the vehicle/s are not overloaded.
•    Ensuring that authorised vehicles will be kept at the authorised operating centre(s) when not in use.
•    Ensure compliance with health and safety requirements and all transport legislation.
•    Notifying the relevant Traffic Commissioner of his resignation.
•    Any other duties required to maintain and protect our O Licence. 
•    Any other reasonable duties as required.

Desired Skills and Qualities:

•    Excellent interpersonal skills as effective communication is essential for this role.
•    Flexibility and thoroughness.
•    The ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
•    A polite manner and professional manner.
•    A reasonable level of fitness.
•    Be trustworthy and reliable. 

Essential Skills and Qualities:

•    Must be 18 years old or over.
•    Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths.
•    Previous experience is essential.
•    Strong IT skills.
•    Knowledge of DVSA regulatory requirements.
•    Transportation, route planning and logistics experience.
•    Strong geographical knowledge.
 

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Want to apply?
Simply send you CV and covering letter either by email to tracy@granthaze.co.uk or post it to FAO Tracy, Grant Haze, The Old West Barn, Highcross Road, Southfleet, Kent. DA13 9PH.