Assistant Transport Manager

Haywood Knight
Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester, Tamworth, Northam
£30000 - £32000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Haywood Knight are recruiting for an international third-party logistics company based in Coventry who are looking for an Assistant Transport Manager to join them. This role will directly report to the Fleet Manager.

The Role:

* Carry out driver assessments (Highway code, tacho laws, vehicle checks, WTD, company procedures) to ensure all existing drivers are operating in compliance with requirements and legislation.
* Complete inductions for all new drivers.
* Arrange training for drivers as and when necessary.
* Ensure all vehicles and driver cards are downloaded within required timescales.
* Briefing and debriefing drivers and making adjustments to the plan where necessary.
* Ensure vehicles are road worthy, making sure they are all serviced on time ensuring minimum impact on operations.
* Ensure thorough damage checks and reports are completed when necessary.
* Ensure basic equipment stock is replenished.
* Investigate and monitor all near misses thoroughly.
* First point of contact for breakdowns and emergencies the drivers may experience.
* Provide cover for the Fleet Manager as and when required.

The Candidate:

* Similar experience working with fleet (3y+)
* Strong compliance knowledge