Transport Manager - Commercial Waste Collection - Bristol

Transport Manager - Commercial Waste Collection - Bristol

Job Title: Transport Manager - Commercial Waste Collection - Bristol
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Bonus, pension, etc.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11713_1519987660
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2018 10:47

Job Description

Job Title Transport / Logistic Manager - Commercial Collections
Location Bristol
Salary £42k, plus excellent benefits including bonus

Our client is one of the UK's leading Waste Management specialist providing collection, recycling, treatment, disposal and technologically driven energy generation services across four operating divisions. They provide full collection and recycling facilities across the South West region and are looking for a Transport Manager to join them and help drive the business forward.

About the role

The position is for a Transport Manager working as part of their commercial collections business based at Bristol. You will have a number of drivers and operational staff working under you and you will be managing these teams and ensuring our client continues to offer a first-class service.

Your duties will include

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Transport Manager to manage my client's Bristol depot. You will be responsible for the day to day haulage operations including service delivery, compliance, Health & Safety and the management of drivers and operational staff.
You will be required to implement, guide and control operations, safety, maintenance, performance, quality and cost effectiveness in the transport department alongside the management of a fleet of vehicles, drivers and operational staff. The role also requires the control of repair costs, charges via maintenance contracts and drivers' hours; ensuring they are working within legal parameters. You will need to be able to demonstrate a strong commercial understand as your will be responsible for P&L, leading the depot to maximise revenue, manage costs and forecasting.

You must maintain safe working procedures through training and assessment and reduce the vehicle environmental impact using available technology route/vehicle economy & staff training. You will also help provide an excellent quality of service and provide timely deliveries to the client. Responsibility for overseeing the day to day planning and ensure that solutions are given to customers to meet their needs. A proactive approach to haulage operations across the contact is necessary.

To be considered for the role you will need

Candidates must be able to demonstrate previous experience within a similar role alongside strong people management skills. The role also requires you to have an In-depth knowledge of transport operations with route planning experience with a firm commercial understanding.
Exceptional communication skills are a must. A CPC is considered advantageous, although this can be obtained whilst in the role. A CoTC in Waste Transfer operations is also desirable.

What's on offer to you

This opening presents a first-class opportunity to join the global leader in Waste Management and Environmental solutions, managing the operational aspects of their municipal collection services. In return they can offer a competitive salary and package, with excellent career development opportunities. For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Chris Jones at or call 02392 288214.

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