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Transport Manager

20/03/19 Cork Neg

Permanent full-time

Transport Manager - Cork

The job holder will oversee the daily operational activity of the distribution depot, being responsible for the line management of the team, transport management and health and safety.

Day to day work location may vary as needed due to customer visits, satellite responsibilities and engagement with the wider organization.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Operational responsibilities for the HGV tanker vehicle fleet, drivers and Garage facilities
  • Pro-actively manage and take responsibility for Health & Safety issues and ensure legal compliance
  • Oversee day-to-day challenges including systems, vehicle maintenance, access to sites, adverse weather and traffic conditions
  • Manage staffing levels to ensure effective resource management
  • Design, implement & deliver KPIs, produce data reports and other measurable data to further drive efficiencies
  • Act to avoid personnel and trade union raised conflicts and resolve them when they arise
  • On-call responsibility to include forming part of a rota for on call activity as well as availability for out of hour incidents
  • Visit customer sites to carry out risk assessments
  • Focus on the continuous improvement of Depot operational performance
  • Mentor, develop and train the team to improve efficiencies and meet individual, team and company goals.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role which will include experience with the direct responsibility for a team of drivers, garage facilities, vehicle fleet and associated budgets, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Mechanical experience with maintaining Diesel Trucks is a strong advantage
  • Transport Management (BSc degree) Level 7 or Transport CPC or alternative level Logistics Qualification
  • Knowledge and experience in using IT systems
  • NEBOSH Certificate is a strong advantage
  • Dangerous goods transport (ADR) experience an advantage
  • Hold a CPC in Road Transport qualification or working towards same
  • Customer facing logistics experience is an advantage
  • Results and customer oriented
  • Strong communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Sound appreciation of the principles of effective distribution
  • Commercially minded with financial acumen
  • Strategic thinker

Please apply by sending your CV to Josephine Wall at or call for more information.

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