Branch Transport Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001356-1
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Hertfordshire Timber and Building Supplies
  • Location: Letchworth
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Building / Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Lawsons is the UK’s largest independent fencing, timber and builders’ merchants and now boasts 31 branches, 740 employees and £150 million turnover, founded in 1921 and operates across London and the South East of England.

The Role

Providing a successful delivery service, effectively supervising a team of drivers, whilst being responsible for a fleet of vehicles.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure Lawsons Best practices, Standards and Company Policies are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring the correct products are delivered to the required location within the given time frame and must effectively organise and manage a team of drivers and fleet of company vehicles.
  • Ensure that all delivery vehicles are routed to maximise efficiency
  • Accurate checking and maintaining of all paperwork including downloading Tachograph’s & Drivers Digital Cards
  • Overseeing routine vehicle checks
  • Managing customer queries in a calm and decisive manner
  • Engaging & motivating your team.

We would love to meet someone with…

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • The ability to prioritise whilst working under pressure
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Experience of leading, motivating and supporting a team
  • Role- modelling behaviour- working with integrity, honesty and in a confidential manner
  • Basic knowledge & understanding of Transport Legislation and procedures
  • Previous experience within a Transport Department
  • Building Material knowledge (advantage)
  • Strong administrative and IT skills
  • Strong numerical skills with the ability to calculate weights and measures
  • Fluent in English (Verbal & Written)

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Scheme
  • Employee Assisted Programme

Salary - Up to £32K 

Interested? Then please click the apply button now!