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Transport Manager

Posted on Mar 11, 2020 by Paper Round

Essex, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£42k - £42k Annual

Transport Manager - £42,000 per annum plus bonus

The Role

Are you a passionate transport industry professional, who loves the practical side of your role and understands what it takes to keep operations running smoothly? Do you love what you do but feel it is time to make a change and take on a new challenge?

We are an ethical, fast-growing recycling and resource management company based in Purfleet Essex. Paper Round's Operations team is at the heart of our business and we are looking for an exceptional person to join them. With significant investment made at our Operations base in 2019, this is a great opportunity to join us during an exciting period of change and growth, helping to keep our operations performing at the highest level.

As our Transport Manager, you will work 7am - 5pm Monday - Friday but need to be flexible to start early/work late and occasionally work weekends. The role will see you in charge of driver productivity, performance and service quality. You need to have great management skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Are you up for the challenge?

Key Responsibilities:

-Manage 2 Shift Managers. Ensure that they are meeting their Priority Collection Success and Miss Time Response targets.

-Manage 70 Drivers & Mates. Taking responsibility for their performance, dealing with attendance issues and any disciplinary matters escalated by Shift Managers.

-Work with Service Delivery team to ensure excellent service to customers.

-Produce and analyse business reports; MPG and telematics on drivers driving, utilization by driver & route, weight per route, misses per driver, contamination reported.

The Person

As Transport Manager you will have;

•Minimum of 5 years direct line management experience of drivers in a fast-paced transport business

•Proven experience dealing with real time practical problems

•Ability to think on your feet and remain calm under pressure

•UK driving licence. C class an advantage.

•A love of transport!

The Company

Paper Round started life in 1988 as a small Friends of the Earth project. The Group provides total waste management, office supplies, secure data destruction, and food recycling to businesses and the public sector. From our closed-loop recycling solutions, to charity donations; our ethical stance isn't just lip service, it's an integral part of who we are and what we do! Our clients range from facilities management firms at large multi-tenant skyscrapers, to financial institutions, charities and media firms and from SMEs to food service chains.

Reference: 845160072

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