As Transport Manager you will be directly reporting into the Site Manager and overseeing the Transport operation. You will be responsible for 50+ heads including Shift Managers, Team Leaders and Drivers. As part of your role you will ensure the smooth running of the site with a focus on Operations, H&S and Compliance

Client Details

Page Personnel have partnered with a leader in the Waste Disposal industry and now helping the client to hire a Transport Manager into their busiest site in EMEA.


As Transport Manager based out of the Rainham site you can expect to have the following responsibilities:

provide strong inspirational leadership to the operational team at their designated site, as well as playing a key role in the sites vision in continuous improvement and retaining high levels of engagement.
Lead the transport operations in line with appropriate legislation including ADR, H&S, maintenance, standard operating procedures, working time directive and 'O' Licence requirements
Planning and delivery of operational transport activities through your Transport Teams, to ensure a high level of service is provided to the customer.
Ensure adequate cover is provided to make sure that customer service needs are met at service locations as required.
Ensures that Health & Safety standards and training are maintained and adhered to according to company policies and statutory requirements
Accountability for overall productivity within the operation, ensuring that activities are cost effective, and levels of resource are managed effectively. Budgetary responsibility for the sites, ensuring costs are managed in line with P&L expectations.
Maintain communications and personal contact with staff, as appropriate, to ensure the effectiveness of operations support. Profile

The successful candidate will come with the following skillset:

CPC is essential
Previous experience of operational improvement projects with a focus on improving metrics of H&S, staff turnover and Transport compliance
Proven experience of holding performance reviews
IOSH is a nice to have
Fleet Maintenance experience
Strong Microsoft Office skills, data entry ability, and knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and statistical tools.
Financial and commercial acumen, proven experience managing a P&L.
Demonstrate strong health and safety leadership.Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is the following package:

Highly competitive basic salary
Comp car/car allowance
Bonus scheme
Additional company benefits programme