Transport Manager – Lynas Foodservice Scotland

Closing date: 28 Sep 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Transport Manager – Lynas Foodservice Scotland

Location: Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Salary: Negotiable

Reporting to: Head of Scotland Division

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering the product to the customer in the most efficient, timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Play a key role in ensuring the business exceeds our customer’s expectations.
  • Managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all transportation matters within the organisation.
  • Managing budgets, organising schedules & routes.
  • Ensuring that vehicles are safe and meet legal requirements.
  • Making sure that drivers are aware of their duties, responsibilities and procedures.
  • Provide excellent standards of customer service, efficiency and performance.
  • Ensure full legal compliance with Drivers Hours through planning and management of drivers.
  • Ensure effective training is provided to Drivers.
  • Undertake formal investigation of each RTA and other “damage” incidents involving HGV vehicles, including interview with the drivers.
  • Collaborate with HR with regards to all employee relations matters.
  • Manage the Transport Department in line with KPIs set by the senior management team.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years practical experience in a transport manager role.
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Must hold at least a national Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).
  • Extensive knowledge of Tachograph laws and regulation.
  • Extensive experience in the transport industry, ideally within the FMCG industry.
  • Confident with Microsoft office programs, experience of job planning and the use of various software packages.
  • To hold or have held a C+E licence would be an advantage (the role does not require any Driving).
  • Good multi-tasking skills.
  • Proactive, confident and driven
  • Well organised and self-motivated.

Competencies Required:

  • Leadership
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • People Focussed
  • Customer Focussed.
  • Initiative
  • Problem Solving.

To apply please forward an up to date cv to lauryn.mcaleese@lynasfoodservice.com on or before 28th September 2018.  Please include your current remuneration package in your application.

Lynas Food Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.