Transport Manager / Logistics Supervisor

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Other High Technology Manufacturing

Location: Commutable from Bath or surrounding


This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader within their fast paced and expanding transport department.

Operating within a highly successful business, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and leading a team of transport staff including Drivers and Planners.
  • Ensuring full legal compliance with the Operators License, Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Performance managing all drivers to achieve their KPI’s.
  • Agreeing the transport budget with the Logistics Manager, ensuring the budget is achieved on a monthly basis.
  • Negotiating and agreeing all third party haulage contracts including costs and working arrangements.
  • Manage and develop the transport planning team to fully meet customers needs.
  • Effectively resolving any transport issues arising from customers, drivers or third parties to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Analysing vehicle telematics data and addressing any issues that may arise.
  • Working with the Driver Trainer to monitor individual driver performance and develop a corrective training plan for drivers that do not adhere to legislation or achieve VOSA standards.
  • Ensuring the transport fleet meet business KPI’s which include: kilometres per litre, loads per day, loads per vehicle, third party usage, vehicle utilisation, drivers’ hours and vehicles off road.
  • Ensuring you promote a safety first culture.
  • Managing drivers’ hours and tachographs to EC regulations.
  • Ensuring drivers complete their daily checks before leaving the site and that all vehicle defects are recorded and rectified.


To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST:-

  • Hold a managers CPC (National or International).
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years experience managing a transport team and have direct involvement with the management of Drivers.
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a competent manger with the ability to implement change and boost team morale.
  • Possess a good level of transport compliance knowledge.
  • Have experience of disciplinary hearings and procedures.
  • Be motivated by improving transport performance and efficiency.

An IOSH or NEBOSH qualification would be highly advantageous, but not essential.

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