Transport Manager - Antrim

Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 4569 Date Posted: Monday 07 Nov 2022
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Transport Manager                  Co. Antrim                £40-50K

Do you have an understanding of the demands of operating a significant fleet of plant vehicles, up-to-date knowledge of current transport legislation and experience of managing vehicle maintenance contracts?

As a Transport Manager you will be reporting to the Operations Manager and Senior Management team and be responsible for recording and maintaining all the correct date on a daily basis.

Duties Include:

  • Maintain all detailed records for every vehicle e.g., parts, service history, accident and incident details.
  • Responsible for the fleet and its operation and all legislation.
  • Meeting agreed Transport/Fleet targets - utilisation and capacity targets
  • Have all detailed plans of action for conditions that may include vehicle breakdowns, crashes, failed inspections and all other relevant information that may affect the fleet travelling to its destination.
  • Management of maintenance vendors, procurement & associated contracts.
  • Ensure that all drivers comply with the rules & regulations within the company and that the fleet communicate effectively with you.
  • You will provide strategic direction, as well as oversee the day-to-day management of vehicle maintenance, fuel management, vehicle legal compliance and H&S regulations.
  • Manage the booking repairs, MOT service, RFL's, fuel cards and accident management.
  • Manage all the onboarding and offboarding of all vehicles to drivers such as collections/returns and the damage and condition they are in.

The successful candidate will ensure that the business delivers on its statutory requirements in terms of Health and Safety and that procedures are maintained to comply with business requirements.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience working within Transport Management and transportation industry.
  • Creates high performing, engaged and motivated teams.
  • Positive attitude with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Excellent Verbal and Non- Verbal Communication.
  • Excellent MS Office Skills.

For more information surrounding the role, feel free to contact Caolán on 015 314 886 or 0283 089 8345.

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