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Job Ref No:  101
Sector:  Transport & Haulage
Salary:  Negotiable depending on experience
Category:  Transport Manager
Region:  Northamptonshire
Employer:  L.Lynch Plant Hire
Job Type:  Full Time
City:  Rushden
Post Code:  NN10 6BQ
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Key skills and qualifications

You may be required to hold relevant qualifications to Transportation Management, including a National CPC.

A Transport Manager requires knowledge and understanding of all areas of the supply chain, budgets and financial controls, legislation and relevant fleet controls.

You must be able to efficiently work within a high volume transport operation. 

A Transport Manager requires strong communication and people management skills being able to cultivate strong business relationships on multiple levels.

You must have a sound understanding of basic accountancy and be numeric as this position requires involvement in managing budgets and the calculation weights and measures.

Due to the high level of machinery and the importance of time constraints, a Transport Manager must also be safety conscious with a full knowledge of the transport operations and maintenance and be detail conscious with regards to the vehicles themselves and route planning.

Strong organisational skills for planning schedules journeys and loads.

Exceptional budget handling skills

Ability to think logically

You will be flexible and able to make decisions quickly

Excellent communication skills

Good leadership and motivational skills

Day to Day tasks include

    • Working with customers and suppliers

    • Planning routes and scheduling delivery times

    • Managing a team of drivers and administration staff

    • Making sure the business meets all targets

    • Co-ordinating staff training

    • Performance reports to senior management team and Directors

    • Arranging vehicle maintenance

    • Managing contracts and new business opportunities

Benefits include

    • Company car or Car allowance

    • Quarterly Bonus Scheme applies

    • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holiday

    • Monday to Friday with alternative Saturdays approx. 1 in 6

Application close: 20th July

To apply for this position please send a C.V to

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