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Transport Operations Manager

Pertemps Glasgow
42000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Transport / Distribution / Logistics
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Job Title: Transport Operations Manager
Location: Inverness
Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday Days based on 45 Hours Per Week
Salary: 42,000 Per Annum

We are delighted to be working an experienced company who in the world of logistics, has invested heavily in innovation, use of latest equipment and software that helps support not only their own but other businesses run smoothly and efficiently. With a 24/7 operation, over 45,000 locations reached every day and over 3000 vehicle assets this is a company that brings so many opportunities.

Our client has an excellent opportunity for a Transport Operations Manager to join their team based in Inverness. This appointment will see you joining their transport team and working closely with their operational leadership, drivers and quality assurance team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of their busy Inverness operation. You will have oversight of their in & out of scope vehicles, trailers & MHE. It will be your responsibility to ensure their fleet is compliant with legislation, vehicle maintenance schedules are regularly audited, and our drivers are expertly managed.

  • Assume full responsibility for managing end-to-end transport requirements for Inverness.
  • Maximise the performance of the operation and act as a point of contact for our customers whilst identifying potential opportunities.
  • Proactive management of health and safety ensuring employee wellbeing in accordance with Company guidelines.
  • Manage and maintain the Transport Fleet ensuring that all associated operations are compliant and meet legal requirements.
  • Oversee and coordination the planning of routes and schedules, ensuring collections and deliveries reach their destinations safely, on time and in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure all drivers report and record vehicle defects.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to drive forward continuous improvement initiatives and foster an environment of enhanced productivity.
  • Continue to review proposed and forthcoming changes to legislation and best practice.
  • Manage budget, KPI performance targets and identifying opportunities to deliver change initiatives to improve performance and maximize profitability.
  • Effectively manage time sensitive deliveries and collections of products meeting critical schedules.
  • Provide incident support relating to operational system failures, investigate, address and communicate updates in order to deliver the required standards and minimise impact on MDS's reputation.

Experience Required
  • Proven Transport Manager with experience of managing people and Customers.
  • Hold a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
  • Professional and efficient approach to challenging situations
  • Experience of successful people management
  • Detailed understanding of relevant legislation in transport and health & safety
  • Ability to prioritise, manage a varied workload and support decisions making.
  • Confidence in your own convictions

  • On site parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program

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