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Transport Shift Manager

Salary: £27,000 per annum
Location: Cannock
Company: Eddie Stobart Logistics Ltd
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What’s the role?

Shift: 4 on 4 off Nights

We are looking to hear from an experienced, innovative Transport Shift Manager, who is looking for an exciting, new opportunity. Working in our busy Cannock depot, you will be a key player in ensuring the smooth running of the operation.

Reporting to the Transport Manager, you will you will work collaboratively to ensure effective running of a busy transport operation, ensuring that Operational KPIs are met and that the operations are conducted strictly in accordance with legal requirements, whilst helping to formulate and deliver the short, medium and long-term resource plans for your area.

What will I be responsible for?

  • Work collaboratively with our Myworkforce team ensuring compliance of all MWF activity
  • Responsible for owning, monitor and controlling the driver de-briefing process to ensure that agreed standards of performance are consistently achieved by effective communication and management
  • To manage and support driver workforce all drivers whilst engaged on activity to ensure full legal compliance. Ensure records are correctly completed and maintained in accordance to the procedure
  • Manage all aspects of driver performance to achieve or surpass expectations and KPI's
  • Ensuring all personnel files are up to date
  • Responsible for site audits and works closely with the Transport Manager to ensure KPI’s are met
  • Manage the recruitment of permanent and temporary staff as required to cover business peaks
  • Responsible for identifying and escalating any maintenance and repair issues on site and within depot
  • Ensure that all daily vehicle check, vehicle inspection & defect reporting procedures are in place
  • Administering the vehicle and trailer maintenance programme, (including servicing, MOTs, VOR, weekly cab checks and maintaining all records)
  • Responsible for coordinating and attending investigation/ Disciplinary hearings as required
  • To support and collaboratively work with the Transport Manager on any Depot initiatives to ensure continuous improvement
  • Ensuring all training needs are met for drivers (including inductions, re-training, SSW etc
  • Build constructive working relationships with supplementary business departments such as MWF, Fleet, HR, Planning and Finance which are based on mutual trust and respect

What experience will I need?

As the Transport Shift Manager, you will have similar experience in a logistics/transport business and have a proven track record of successful resource management.

Organization and communication skills are essential, as you will be dealing with different stakeholders across the business, at different levels.

You will have an excellent understanding of health & safety and have a natural desire to generate and drive improvements.

Excellent IT Skills are essential, with a strong working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint as you will be using this software on a daily basis. You will also have strong time management and be a natural leader.

This environment is extremely fast paced, with no two days the same so you, as the Transport Shift manager will be flexible, dynamic and will thrive in a challenging environment.

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