Vacancy posted: Friday, 2 March 2012

Departmental Transport Manager Falkirk (Town)   depending on experience

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An excellent opportunity to join a major retailer at their Distribution centre in Falkirk.They have vacancies for Transport Line Managers to be flexible to work on various shifts.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead and motivate colleagues to ensure all operational targets are achieved.
  • Work closely with all colleagues to create a positive and pleasant environment that ensures colleagues enjoy coming to work.
  • Ensuring an excellent service is always delivered to customers.
  • Working closely with other Line Managers and plan the transport operation efficiently.
  • Lowest cost to operate always and management of all distribution costs.
  • Succession planning and development of colleagues.
  • Driving a safety culture to ensure the work environment is safe, clean and clutter free 100% of the time.
  • Efficiently and ethically dealing with performance management and colleague relations issues.
  • As part of the Line Manager team manage the network budget through effective KPI control (including unit utilisation and fleet management).
  • Manage departmental tasks efficiently (including drivers hours, route planning and fleet controls).
  • Compile information for management reporting.
  • Ensuring the site operates within the 'O' Licence criteria.

  • Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence and negotiate at all levels
  • Flexible and adaptable approach with strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Highly motivated to achieve
  • People management experience

  • Ideally the successful candidate will be an experienced manager. If you enjoy a challenge and are a dedicated individual who would like the opportunity to be part of the team, we would love to hear from you.

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    Job Reference:   1603494

    Closing Date:     09 March 2012

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