Transport Manager

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Transport Manager for a large company based in Dublin 24

The ideal candidate will have Transport Management experience and must have a passion for the Transport and Logistics industry.

Duties will include

  • Manage and oversee Transport Logistics Office and Planning staff with a goal to deliver quick and efficient turnaround and encourage excellent productivity 
  • Work with and coach staff to working to hight standards by taking a ‘hands on’ approach 
  • Manage and motivate staff in a team environment 
  • Develop and improve the team through coach and personal development
  • Identify and arrange staff training needs as required 
  • Manage transport administration staff 
  • Oversee and ensure queries, complaints are addressed in a timely manner with company’s drive for continuous improvement in mind
  • Manage resource planning for Transport Logistics- annual leave and sick leave and coordinate cover 
  • Ensuring processes, systems, work practices and specific customer service levels are met
  • Ensure sub-contractor SLA’s are in place
  • Actively monitor contractor standards and behaviours 
  • Ensure compliance with safe working/operating practices and all legislation governing the safe operation of the Transport Logistics staff, office, drivers and vehicles
  • Adhere to the QEHS system and processes, help its continuous development and improvement and ensure staff adhere to its policies and procedures
  • Ensure Good Distribution Practices (GDP) are maintained at all times 
  • Identify procurement needs that are required to ensure business activity runs smoothly 

The Candidate:

  • Third level relevant qualification
  • Very strong experience managing a team
  • A proven management role in logistics / supply chain (Transport Distribution ideal – not essential)
  • A well-balanced performance management approach with flexibility
  • Operations background and advantage
  • IT literate, knowledge of computerised and manual planning systems 
  • Excellent communication and planning skills
  • Good geographical knowledge of Ireland and European countries
  • Knowledge of statutory transport regulations/legislation an advantage
  • CPC (Transport Manager) qualified a plus
Job Category: Transport Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bray

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