Transport Operations Team Leader - Tamworth-based

Transport Operations Team Leader - Tamworth-based

Job Title: Transport Operations Team Leader - Tamworth-based
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Other Locations
Reference: 2818865
Job Published: September 24, 2018 14:01

Job Description

Specialised transport and distribution organisation with head office in Sydney is seeking a Team Leader to effectively manage the growing fleet and operations of their Tamworth regional hub. This role is best suited to applicants with comparable experience in the local Tamworth region.    

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage local operational issues and vehicle fleet, including use of driver safety systems
  • Manage drivers, including recruitment, induction, training, rostering and workload and fatigue management
  • Manage routine vehicle servicing and maintenance 
  • Ensure compliance with and continuous improvement focus on organisational policies, procedures and systems, including Chain of Responsibility (CoR) legislation
  • Report to senior management on local market and business conditions
Role Requirements:
  • Strong team leadership experience in fleet and freight management 
  • Knowledge of CoR legislation and system use to assist compliance
  • Ability to follow existing accreditation guidelines in relation to mass maintenance and fatigue 
  • Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) qualiifications as driver and scheduler
  • MC licence (or HC licence at minimum)
  • Sound mechanical knowledge
  • Experience in driver/staff recruitment, management and development
  • Experience in rostering for effective workload coverage planning
  • Ability to follow organisational policies, procedures and systems
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to correspond directly with customers
  • Resilient and adaptable mindset with hands-on approach  
This company offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a competitive remuneration package. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online or for further information please contact Andrew Waterworth - mobile: 0426 909 904. 
People in Focus specialise in creating employment solutions in international and domestic freight forwarding and logistics. Interviews can be scheduled at a location convenient to you.

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