Assistant Transport Manager

What's the role? Shift: Nights 4 on 4 off We have an exciting opportunity within our busy retail sector for an innovative, forward thinking Assistant Transport Manager to join our Burton Latimer operation. Working closely with the Transport Manager, you will oversee the day to day operation of the site, ensuring KPIs are met, customer's relationships are built and maintained and all personnel matters relating to driver controllers and clerks are managed. What will I be responsible for? Minimise cost to the business by fully utilising all resources within the team. Actively work as part of the site management team to achieve 90% performance as a minimum; assist the Transport Manager in providing root cause when the target is not reached Continually monitor and update the GTS system ensuring delivery, cost and performance information is up to date Support the Transport Manager in ensuring that customer relationships are built on integrity and professionalism Deputise for the Transport Manager in their absence - attending morning meetings and acting as point of contact with the customer Complete daily risk assessments of the site - yard and fuel checks Managing repair programs for Microlise repair on site to make sure all depot equipment is traceable for 100% visibility Monitor the fleet servicing to make sure the depot complies with Tesco servicing requirements Dealing with defective equipment and gaining authorisation where needed for repairs to be carried out in a timely manner, so not to affect the depot trailer availability Managing Absence, Payroll, Disciplinary / Grievance and Training and Development What experience will I need? As the Assistant Transport manger you will be ambitious, forward thinking, innovative and naturally motivated. This is a great opportunity to showcase your skills and could lead to long term development opportunities. You will ideally have at least 3 years' experience in a similar role, either within a transport operation or planning and have a good working knowledge of WTD and E driver hour regulations. Although not essential, you will hold a CPC National qualification and have a nationally recognised Health & safety qualification, or be willing to work towards this. You will have excellent IT skills and have the ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. What we offer in return? A basic salary of up to £40,000 25 Days holiday a year bank holidays Competitive company pension scheme Death in service Discounted gym membership Access to ESL rewards app - high street discounts Free onsite parking On site discounted shop Access to the training and development team

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