Transport Manager

  • €60000 - €65000
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Dublin

Excel Recruitment is looking for an experienced Transport Manager for a leading distributor of car parts and accessories.

This a really great opportunity for a Transport Operations Manager who is ready for a new challenge!

The person:

  • Display a safety-first mentality by delivering safety best practice/standards through training, coaching, communication, teamwork, and safety KPI management
  • Leading, coaching, and developing your teams
  • Holding regular reviews with the management team to strengthen engagement and support development.
  • Creating a robust succession plan across the function, and ensure it is cascaded to all colleagues.
  • Acting as a key member of the logistics management team by actively demonstrating the standards, behaviours and values to drive team effectiveness across the business.

Transport manager job requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role with direct management responsibility for a team of drivers, vehicle maintenance, and fleet budgets
  • Strong track record of team leadership and development
  • Hold a CPC in Road Transport qualification
  • Project management with demonstrable experience of change initiatives.
  • Experience in using route optimisation and other IT systems
  • Logistics procurement experience essential
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with a flexible attitude.

Transport manager job responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily transport operational activity of the National Distribution Centre covering same day and overnight country-wide delivery to branches.
  • Oversee the daily operation of the branch’s local delivery activity to achieve daily SLA’s.
  • Ensure that all transport operations meet legal compliance requirements.
  • Drive efficiencies within the department through route optimisation and use of telematics data.
  • Maintain and improve driver performance scores across all areas of responsibility.
  • Design, implement and deliver operational KPI’s, utilising data to produce reports to drive efficiencies.
  • Monitor and schedule all vehicle maintenance to minimise operational impact and maintain legal requirements.
  • Develop team structure, mentoring and training direct reports as required.
  • Manage staffing levels so resources are utilised effectively, participate in the hiring process for new employees.
  • Utilise third-party companies for deliveries where required within agreed service levels.

Please send your CV to Sarah Adams in Excel Recruitment. Excel Recruitment is Ireland’s leading Recruitment company and we are always happy to take a call to discuss the various jobs we have across all Ireland in all industries. Please call Sarah today on 01-8717637 to discuss this transport manager job.


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