Transport Manager

Transport Manager

07 May, 2021

About Us

TJR Scaffolding LTD are in the construction business sector. We are a family run business in Scaffolding all over Cornwall and Devon who are established and rapidly growing. This is a very exciting opportunity to join the team!

Job Description

The Transport Manager in Cornwall will be responsible to...

  • Ensure that all in house vehicles and vehicle loads are compliant with all legal, regulatory and contractual requirements, and where necessary escalating any identified issues and recommending resolution.
  • Develop and implement a proactive, planned and structured approach to the maintenance of fleet vehicles, keeping within the designated budget and ensuring all vehicles used are fit for purpose and the customer experience is of a high standard.
  • Ensuring transport staff deliver the service appropriate to the changing needs of customers in line with relevant guidance and individual risk assessments.
  • Manage transport systems.
  • Ensure all drivers and operators have correct and up to date qualifications. Manage the training requirements for the transport team to ensure compliance and sufficient resource is available.
  • To take the lead in resolving unforeseen problems as they arise ensuring appropriate resolution of these and to utilise the learning to plan for future similar scenarios.
  • Manage and oversee operational health and safety requirements.
  • To work as a member of the company management team, undertaking delegated tasks and responsibilities in line with the emerging needs and operational requirements of the service, including where necessary the contracting out of transport provision to other transport providers
  • To ensure high standards of service delivery through the consistent application of recognised standards and established policies, procedures and practices.
  • To work in a safe and effective manner at all times

The Successful Applicant

The Transport Manager must have...

  • CPC qualified
  • Previous experience within a Transport Manager role, scaffolding would be a bonus.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proven ability to plan and navigate journeys confidently.
  • Experience of vehicle maintenance.
  • Knowledge of fleet operating systems.
  • Knowledge of road transport and relevant environmental legislation.
  • Local area knowledge (Southwest) is preferred
  • Knowledge of transport methods, costs and benefits

What's On Offer

The successful candidate will receive...

  • A competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • 21+8 Days Holiday
  • Full time employment


Send your CV to Natassia Borrie –

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