Transport Manager


up to 45000 plus benefits

Closes 30/06/2022

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Story Plant Ltd is recruiting the role of Transport Manager, based at its head office in Carlisle. We are a forward thinking, award winning and dynamic Plant Hire business with an enviable reputation for growth, customer service and innovation. We have an extensive plant hire fleet of machinery for undertaking the most complex projects and for hire anywhere in the country. Our Road Rail Vehicles (RRVs) and attachments are some of the most innovative and up to date that you will find on the infrastructure.  

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be required to oversee the end-to-end Transport provision, including planning and co-ordination, ensuring all plant allocations and haulage is carried out effectively and efficiently. Meeting customer needs and ensuring compliance with safety regulations. 

The Transport operation encompasses both subcontracted operations and own fleet management. The position will take ownership of the Transport budget and will drive continuous improvement whilst delivering financial efficiencies.

The role will work closely with customers and develop strong relationships.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Providing cost effective Plant transport solutions that meet business, customer, and regulatory requirements 
  • Ensuring that the transport operation is compliant with Health and Safety requirements and is legally compliant 
  • Ensuring that all Plant is delivered to site on time, and to customer requirements 
  • Providing clear visibility, and reporting, of the transport plan utilising existing software systems

You will use your organisational skills to manage in this customer and safety focused environment.  Self-motivated, practical, and commercially aware you will have the chance to thrive in an innovative and spirited environment where continuous improvements to business efficiencies are recognised and rewarded. 

You must be CPC certified with experience of management in the plant and transport industry. Experience in the use of Syrinx would be great however this is not essential.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and pro-active Transport manager to play a key part in a successful “values” driven business which is growing.  In return you will work in a team that encourages and supports each other to succeed.

At Story Plant, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

We offer an excellent working environment along with a competitive salary, Company pension, health cash plan, national retail discounts and access to our cycle to work scheme.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid days for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

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