Transport Manager

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Transport Manager


£25,000 - £28,000

Job Description


You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a team of drivers and the routing for a fleet of waste vehicles on waste collection And washroom service operations.

Give work instructions and monitor the performance of drivers i.e. briefing/debriefing during the working day. You will also be involved with the admin aspects of the position, ensuring all paperwork is accurately completed.

You will ensure the vehicles and drivers work within all transport legislation. Booking vehicle service and MOT. Ensuring that all health and safety policies are complied with.


transport / distribution background preferable either as a manager or a supervisor looking to progress. Waste Management experience would be a significant advantage for this role.


Your key responsibilities will include;


  • Full responsibility for all operational activities within the business including waste management, washroom services and the transport fleet
  • Leading, developing and motivating the service team and monitoring performance
  • Ensuring equipment and tooling are kept in good working order
  • Identify and lead process improvement projects
  • Ensuring Health and Safety processes and procedures are followed


Experience required


A transport/distribution background preferable either manager or a supervisor looking to progress. Waste management experience would be a significant advantage for this role.

Experience planning for and managing drivers essential IOSH/NEBOSH also considered an advantage.


You will have excellent planning skills and a good understanding of compliance. You will be extremely committed and have stability in previous roles. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication and organisation skills, as well as logistics experience.

An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the enthusiasm to embrace and help implement a new software for the company.

This is an opportunity to join a financially stable, ambitious family business that has a track record of retaining and developing its people.


To be successful in the role of Waste, Transport and Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will have:


Managerial experience within the waste management, haulage or construction industries

Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety Requirements

A logical and methodical approach with good analytical and practical skills

Good interpersonal skills and a flexible approach to management

Good commercial awareness.

Personal attributes:


Enjoys being closely involved in managing and organising processes and people

Self-motivated and dynamic

Comfortable with changing priorities

Resilient and results orientated

An excellent communicator, skilled at building relationships and trust across different teams

Sound analytical, planning and problem solving skills

Excellent decision making skills


Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.

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