Job Title: Shift Manager
Division: EV Cargo Logistics
Location: Rochdale
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 23rd July 2021

About the role

EV Cargo Logistics at Rochdale is looking to recruit a Shift Manager to work an average of 42 hours per week on a ‘4 on 4 off’ rotating days and nights shift pattern. As part of this role you will be required to cover holidays and sickness at relatively short notice; therefore, flexibility in working hours is of paramount importance.

We would like to hear from you if:

  • Have experience of managing a transport team including the direct management of drivers, liaison with the warehouse team and office staff
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Have experience of disciplinary hearings and procedures
  • Demonstrate a good level of transport compliance knowledge
  • Be able to prioritise workload and meet competing demands
  • Understands the legal implications for Health & Safety on sit
  • 2 years transport management experience
  • Have experience in a fast paced environment
  • CPC Essential

What will I be doing?

  • Promoting a safety-first culture
  • Managing and leading a team of transport staff including traffic assistants, drivers and warehouse Staff
  • Ensuring full legal compliance with the Operator’s Licence, Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Coaching colleagues to achieve their personal targets and potential as well as delivering business goals
  • Effectively resolving any day to day transport issues arising from customers, drivers or third parties to a satisfactory outcome
  • Monitor individual driver performance to ensure they comply with business and DVSA standards
  • Managing drivers’ hours and tachographs to EC regulations
  • Ensuring drivers complete their daily checks before leaving the site and that all vehicle defects are recorded and rectified
  • Deliver strategic projects as necessary

Who are we?

You’ll get a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, access to a discount scheme, company pension scheme, long service awards and service-related holidays. We welcome applications from everyone as we are actively building diverse teams. Our working environment is an inclusive one and a place where everyone can thrive and develop their potential.

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