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Transport Leader

  • Job reference: 927228
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: GBP34000 - GBP38000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Operations Directors, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 22/08/2019

Reporting into the General Manager the Transport Leader will lead and motivate the team using effective and efficient procedures and processes.

Key Responsiblities Include:

  • Accountability for managing and maintaining accurate records in regards to KPI's, striving to constantly improve depot performance.
  • Day to day management of staff, setting objectives, regular reviews and identifying training needs.
  • Manage efficient use of the transport vehicles.
  • Key interface with customers and other depots.
  • Ensure compliance in regard to legislation for all of the depot.
  • Constantly assess work practices to look for improvements and efficiencies.
  • Ability to present comprehensive and robust information at meetings when required in a timely fashion.
  • Providing an efficient and high quality service by ensuring safe warehousing and delivery of all products, within the required product guidelines.
  • Pro-actively manages and takes responsibility for all of Health & Safety issues and ensures legal compliance.
  • Accountable & responsible for ensuring the highest standards of service to clients at all times.
  • Manage regular contact and client visits to monitor and pro-actively manage service levels for allocated client's dependant on size and complexity.
  • Identify & actively manage process improvements whilst maintaining profitability of accounts.
  • Ensure that the depot is operating within the legislative requirements of VOSA, DVLA, MHRA and any other authorities.
  • Support the Compliance function across the depot network
  • Identify industry best practice and implement it at sites
  • Involvement in business projects as and when required.

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

  • CPC essential - International desirable
  • Proven track record of building and managing a successful team
  • Previous Management experience within a Transport/warehouse environment
  • Experience of running multi-temperature vehicles
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally
  • Computer literate including warehouse and transport management systems

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.