Sparktel is partnering with Ireland’s leading engineering hire and sales companies. Employing a range of professionals across sales, operations, mechanical and electrical as well as logistics, they continue to grow their operations. Now is a great time to join what is a thriving company.
This role will be to oversee all planning and organizational functions of a busy Transport Department. This will also include liaising and communicating with various other departments of the business such as fulfilment, dispatch, customer service and client support. position will suit a highly organized and diligent individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Manage all transport activities and operational activity from the depot.
Responsible for the line management of the Transport Team.
Plan daily and weekly activities to ensure effective use of resources.
Oversee and approve all Route and Load Planning to schedule most effective deliveries and routes through online system.
Manage staffing levels ensuring effective resourcing for the driving team.
Mentor, develop and train team members to deliver the highest standards of service.
Design, implement and deliver KPI’s to drive efficiencies within the business.
Act as the main point of contact and deal with all escalations for both drivers and customers.
Develop and oversee driver debriefs, ensuring that transport operation is running both safely and cost-effectively.
Ensure all transport systems are being fully utilised to ensure the department is fully functioning.
Confirm all transport paperwork is accurately completed and is compliant with the relevant governing legislation and company policy.
Manage Transport compliance to industry leading standards.
Ensuring company vehicles are properly maintained for safety and efficiency.
Proactively plan the delivery schedules to provide for operational changes.
Manage all Health & Safety and ensure legal compliance for the team.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
Ability to manage large teams and deliver a high standard of service.
Ability to plan routes to ensure high efficiency in deliveries.
Strong knowledge of the Department of Transport regulations and experience implementing same within an organisation.
Strong geographical knowledge of work areas.
Excellent people management as well as client facing and negotiating skills.
Excellent attitude and flexibility to work.
Laptop and phone