In this role you will be responsible for coordinating the storage, transportation, and delivery of goods. You will be involved in the day-to-day management of the transport team along with the general fleet and vehicle management. You will be monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods, whilst making sure that all delivery requirements for the depot are successfully met.

Closing Date: February 23rd 2024

Job Title: Transport Manager
Location:  Site based – Newbury
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary:  Salary of up to £39,000 depending on experience
Closing Date: 30/03/2024

The Role:

In this role you will be responsible for coordinating the storage, transportation, and delivery of goods. You will be involved in the day-to-day management of the transport team along with the general fleet and vehicle management. You will be monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods, whilst making sure that all delivery requirements for the depot are successfully met.

Rewards and Benefits:

We’ll support your development, help you grow and also offer you a package that includes:

  • Competitive Annual leave
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more!
  • Access to the Wellbeing Centre – providing education, support, and tools to help you live a healthier and happier life.
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme & Life Assurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan

Key Responsibilities:

  • CPC Operator’s license
  • Ensuring vehicles are properly maintained, if required arrange repairs and routine maintenance.
  • Ensure drivers comply with the drivers’ hours and working time rules.
  • Ensure that drivers are properly trained and competent to operate all relevant vehicles and equipment.
  • Managing recruitment, training and appraising of employees.
  • Managing of costs within budget.
  • Ensure that all required records are made properly and kept for the required period.
  • Load and unload outgoing and incoming pallets.
  • Ensure all machinery; mechanical handling equipment and safety devices are used in accordance with company procedure and Health & Safety training.
  • Ensure all safety checks on forklift trucks and batteries are carried out, with any defects reported to the warehouse supervisor.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to be flexible as we are a 7-day operation
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good team work skills
  • People Management

 

Desirable Skills

  • Level 2 in English & Maths

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.

EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.

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