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Assistant Transport Manager

  • Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
  • Location: Colnbrook
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1040766CG
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My client is a dynamic, customer focused provider of specialist transport services to the airfreight industry. Established in 2000, they have built a reputation for offering reliable, time-sensitive and next day deliveries at competitive prices.

The Role of Assistant Transport Manager has a varied remit in ensuring the continuation of their enviable standard of service. The successful candidate will be ambitious, can manage change and embrace flexibility in this combination of an office-based and hands-on role.

The job description includes, but is not limited to:

Manage and report on all costs relating to vehicle hire and repairs
Liaise with insurers relating to any incidents / accidents
Perform random vehicle inspections and take corrective action where required
Examine driver tachograph records, and retrain where necessary
Carry out inductions with new drivers, including initial driver assessments, to include PDA and paperwork instruction
Check vehicles for damage and carry out investigations
Organise breakdown repairs
Arrange vehicle maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedule
Be flexible in working hours to be in contact with the various shifts, including nights
Manage our in-house mechanic
To be named on the company Operator License as required
Ensure the Company is compliant with all legal requirements as per Operator Licence

Qualifications and Education requirements

HGV License C+E
Management CPC
The successful candidate will have excellent mechanical knowledge as well as extensive experience in a similar role.

The core hours of work will be 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday. Some flexibility may be required occasionally as the operation runs 24 hours.

Required skills
National CPC and be Technically minded

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this position please do not delay in applying as my client is keen to recruit the right person as soon as possible.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).