Transport First Line Manager
Culina Group
Stafford, England, gb
2d ago

Job Description

We currently have two openings for the below shifts.

  • Monday - Friday 20 : 00 - 06 : 30
  • Flexible - nights / days
  • The role holder will be responsible for but not limited to the following :

  • Effective planning of driver and vehicle resource to achieve delivery / collection times, creating and updating daily run summary
  • Liaise with the shunting operation covering pre loading & unloading operation
  • Ensuring that service levels are achieved and maintained, in conjunction with other departments
  • Optimisation of resource and adherence of WTD and drivers’ hours legislation
  • Using the Driver Rota, plan drivers according to shift pattern and available hours, taking into account holidays and sickness
  • Equipment control through sign in / sign out procedure
  • To ensure legal compliance regarding any defects, services, MOT’s etc
  • Carry out disciplinary hearings, return to work meetings, substance misuse procedure etc in order to maintain standards and ensure that employees work at an appropriate level
  • Ensure any risk assessments at depot are organised and carried out accordingly
  • Ensure all accidents / incidents / near miss are logged and reported in line with company procedures
  • Maintain clear and effective communication with drivers, communicating accurate start times, load information, directions, additional shifts etc
  • To increase staff retention and maintain good morale, reporting any driver’s issues or concerns to management. In turn, communicate any operational changes that may affect a driver’s daily duties
  • Ensure adherence to all statutory and legal requirements, adhere to all health & safety / safe systems of work
  • Qualifications

  • Significant knowledge & experience of tachograph / driving rules and regulations
  • CPC National desirable but not essential
  • Previous management / supervisory experience
  • Planning and organising skills, high level of numeracy
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft office packages
  • Effectively prioritise work load in order to meet set deadlines
  • Have knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers’ hours
  • Be professional, approachable and helpful to ensure smooth running of the general operation
  • Significant transport experience in FMCG environment
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