Manager Transport (ingevuld)

Manager Transport (ingevuld)

GENERAL SUMMARY:  The Transport Manager is the operational intermediary between Bleckmann and the customer for all transport activities within the internal guidelines and with the customer agreed SLA’s. The Transport Manager is responsible for managing the transport team.

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Working Relationship / Communication:

  • Taking care of an optimal tuning and cooperation with the DC Management, DC operation and other relevant departments within the organisation.
  • Supervising maintenance of daily contact with the customer concerning operational (transport) matters. 
  • Guarding and stimulating good communication and cooperation with the customer and/or supervisors/managers and deliberating problems.
  • Responsible for coordinating team workload.
  • Maintaining daily contact with forwarders, partners and relations.
  • Assists with monitoring employee training for adequacy before being placed on production.
  • Monitors individual production to ensure all associates of the Transport team perform above the minimum acceptable standards for production, quality and attendance.
  • Verifies that facility policies to include QHES, security and loss prevention are enforced consistently.
DC Relationship Management:
  • Pro-actively signalling improvement opportunities and working out and discussing these with internal departments.
Brand Service Measurement:
  • Responsible for inventorying and analysing relevant information and processing it in reports and management information according to KPI’s.
  • Reporting disabilities concerning the SLA, taking measures to prevent problems or to improve processes and making suggestions concerning quality improvement.
  • Initiating new goals and accentuating already defined goals.
  • Responsible for data integrity.
Procedures and methods:
  • Initiating new goals and accentuating already defined goals.
  • Intervening at occurring imperfections (non-delivery, damage, rejections) and issues and advising in case of such shortcomings in service.
  • Supervising the correct execution of operational procedures and information concerning transport, monitoring and evaluating the results of the level of service as defined in SLA.
  • Supervising all transport movements are executed in a safe and legal way in accordance with the regulations of the EQH&S goals (Environment, Quality, Health & Safety).
ORGANISATION RELATIONSHIPS: Works closely with Management and DC Supervisors to ensure proper execution. Maintains open communication with customer, administration and DC supervisors. Maintains communication with Business Development coordinator. The Transport Manager is responsible for managing the transport team.

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Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Knowledge of distribution operating systems, international (road) transport, logistics, customs regulations and the import and export.
  • Strong leadership and motivational ability.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, Dutch and German.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks in stressful circumstances.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Result driven personality.
  • Flexible and willing to work in flexible time frames and meet the expectations and demands of customers seasonal requirements.
  • Able to work with quality principles such as ISO9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Investors in People.
  • Champions development.
  • Realises performance through people.
  • Drives for results.
  • Drives strategic change and innovation.
  • Engages and inspires people.
  • Understand customers and markets.
  • Demonstrates business ethics.
Minimum educational level:
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in logistics.
Minimum experience:
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years of experience in transport.
  • Competent in use of computer equipment and word processing, spreadsheet and database products.
  • Competent in use of TMS and/ or planning systems.

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