Transport Supervisor Maternity Cover job in Leicester at Monster Job Warehouse

Transport Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

Company: Monster (Job Warehouse)

Location: Stoney Stanton UK

Date Posted:Oct 18, 2013

Stressline Limited has an excellent opportunity available for a Transport Supervisor to cover a period of maternity leave for up to ten months, commencing in JANUARY 2014.We are a leading manufacturer of structural building products and have 50 years of knowledge and experience.We are currently seeking a Transport Supervisor (maternity cover) to join a small office based team, responsible for employed and agency drivers, as well as sub-contractors.  Applicants must have experience in a similar role, and have a thorough understanding of driver legislation, RTR and tachograph regulations.Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, the Transport Supervisor is responsible for the day to day running of the Transport Department ensuring efficient planning of loads, excellent communication with both internal and external customers and maintaining an all-round compliant and cost effective fleet and department.The main duties of the Transport Supervisor are:The day to day effective and strategic load planning for deliveries planned in the most cost effective way possible and ensuring drivers hour’s regulations compliance.Investigate and resolve customer complaints relating to delivery matters.Organise and maintain a holiday roster to ensure the efficiency of the Transport Department.Make adequate provision for the driver induction programme and skills recording system for employed drivers.Checking of transport related invoices and routing to the Senior Manager for final authorisation.Hiring of sub-contracted haulage and hire drivers as necessary, in accordance with company policy and best possible negotiated rates.Appropriate cost control over all areas within the department.Assisting the Senior Manager with external compliance issues with regard to VOSA.Dealing with all issues relating to the fleet insurance policy, MOT / plating and road fund licensing, updating the Senior Manager regularly.Arranging servicing and maintenance for the fleet.Control of the tachograph system and communicating infringements to drivers.Arranging for charges to be made to customers for late cancellations / re-schedules and waiting times.Approving drivers timesheets and bonus calculations for weekly wages.Analysing and taking appropriate action for any defects highlighted on the driver defect reports.24 hour manning of the Transport Department mobile phone.Providing the necessary level of supervisory support and guidance to Company employed drivers and hire drivers.Management and control of the fleet telematics system.Assistance with the recruitment and selection process for drivers.The essential qualities of the Transport Supervisor include:The ability to multi task and work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.Proficient in operating computerised systems and software, including Microsoft office, in house bespoke packages.The ability to manage customer expectations and difficult situations.Excellent organisational skills, being able to prioritise tasks and manage your time effectively.Excellent communication skills both over the phone, face to face, and written.Experience in a similar role is essential as is a thorough understanding of driver legislation, RTR, drivers hours and tachograph rules & regulations.Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm with one hour for lunch.Salary is negotiable dependant on experience.Applications for this vacancy go directly to the advertiser. By applying for this position you accept that your personal details will be made available to this company and that their Privacy Policy may be different to that of Flex Recruitment Plus. View full job description
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