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Role: Transport Manager
Salary: £40,000
Location: Bradford
Type: Full Time, Permanent


Are you a Transport Manager with experience in the FMCG Sector? 2fawcett recruitment want to hear from you. We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Manger to provide essential support to the operations manager of a client on a full time permanent basis based out of an office in Bradford.

Responsibilities of the Transport Manager

  • Monitoring driver compliance to tachograph rules and supporting drivers to improve compliance and dealing with any infringements through de-brief and escalation as required
  • Ensure all vehicles and drivers have necessary health and safety legislation
  • Route planning of FMCG products
  • Manage and motivate a team, lead by example.
  • Maintaining fleet compliance, with a key focus on defect reports, servicing, and MOTs
  • Compliance with all quality, legal Health and Safety documentation and standards
  • Working with the Project Management team, ensuring they have full understanding of Drivers hours, assisting them with work/route planning
  • Rota scheduling, routing and despatching
  • Actively recruiting drivers for new roles ensuring they adhere to all DVSA and company requirements
  • Identifying training requirements including mandatory regulatory training, as well as checking driver’s vocational driving licences every 3 months

Requirements of the Transport and Plant Manager

  • Transport Manager CPC and Fleet Management experience is essential
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of tachograph, driver hours and the industry
  • Understanding of the Road Traffic Act and DVSA regulations
  • IOSH Managing Safely is desirable
  • Job Type: Full-time

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